Teaching a Course on Psychology Ethics to Undergraduates: An Experiential Model

TitleTeaching a Course on Psychology Ethics to Undergraduates: An Experiential Model
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsPlante, TG
JournalTeaching of Psychology
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00986283
Accession Number25231909
Keywords& , -- , COLLEGE , Community , Curricula , Curricula; , education , ethical , ethics , ETHICS; , EXPERIENTIAL , involvement , involvement; , LEARNING , learning; , problems , professional , PSYCHOLOGISTS , PSYCHOLOGISTS; , PSYCHOLOGY , service , STUDENTS , students; , Study , teaching , teaching;
AbstractThis article describes an ethics course design for undergraduate students majoring in psychology. In addition to learning about moral philosophy and the ethical principles for psychologists, the purpose of the course is to help students become more sensitive to the complex ethical dilemmas involved in the field of psychology and related disciplines. The course includes a service-learning experience that helps students to reflect on ethical implications both in and outside of the classroom.
NotesPlante, Thomas G. 1; Email Address: tplante@mailer.scu.edu; Affiliation: 1: Santa Clara University.; Source Info: 1998, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p286; Subject Term: PROFESSIONAL ethics; Subject Term: PSYCHOLOGISTS; Subject Term: COLLEGE students; Subject Term: EDUCATION -- Curricula; Subject Term: PSYCHOLOGY -- Study & teaching; Subject Term: SERVICE learning; Subject Term: EXPERIENTIAL learning; Subject Term: COMMUNITY involvement; Subject Term: ETHICAL problems; Number of Pages: 2p; Document Type: Article
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