Filling Last Minute Teaching Gaps

TitleFilling Last Minute Teaching Gaps
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAmerican Sociological Association,
PublisherAmerican Sociological Association
AbstractA professor who originally thought he was teaching a graduate course is informed last minute by the department chair that because a member of the department's faculty has left unexpectedly, he will have to teach a large section of the Introductory Sociology course, a course he has never taught before. When the professor protests, the chair tells him that if he does not teach the course, some kind of action will be taken against him. is the Chair's behavior unethical? What should the professor do? Includes expert commentary.
OEC Unique IdentifierAmerican Sociological Association, Teaching Ethics Throughout the Curriculum
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