SO 220 Ethical Iss. in Social Sci.
S2QQ 2013 HI
Beal, John G.
Senior Instructor of Sociology/Adjunct Faculty
WSU, BA Sociology and EnglishUSU, MS Sociology with Graduate Certificate in Natural Resource and Environmental PolicyMSU, MS Business Management with Graduate Certificate in Knowledge Management
Before and after class and by appointment
270.350.7220 (cell and text)
3/18/2013 TO 5/12/2013
7:30 - 10:15 PM
An introductory social science class (i.e., SO141, PS101, CJ100, or SW205).
Textbook: ALL REQUIRED (the final six are tiny pocket guides at $4-6 each)
Israel & Hay Research Ethics for Social Scientists, (2006). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. ISBN-13: 9781412903905
Paul & Elder The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking: Concepts and Tools, 2004, Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. ISBN: 0944583105
Paul & Elder The Miniature Guide to Analytic Thinking, 2003, Dillion Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. ISBN: 0944583199
Paul & Elder The Miniature Guide to Taking Charge of the Human Mind, 2002, The Miniature Guide to Taking Charge of the Human Mind, Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. ISBN: 0944583148
Paul & Elder The Miniature Guide to Scientific Thinking, 2003, Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. ISBN: 0944583180
Paul & Elder The Thinker's Guide to Ethical Reasoning, 2003, Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. ISBN: 0944583172
Paul & Elder The Thinker's Guide to Critical & Creative Thinking, 2004, Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking, Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. ISBN: 0944583261
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.<BR>
800 - 899
700 - 799
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late assignments will not be accepted without prior approval by th einstructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: No texting during class sessions.
1A Ethical Thinking: Problems & Principles
"Taking Charge" & "Critical Thinking"
1B Ethical Thinking: Analysis & Critique
"Analytical Thinking" & "Critical & Creative"
2A Ethical Building: Responsible Science
"Ethical Reasoning" & "Scientific Thinking"
2B Ethical Building: Community of Science
Israel & Hay, Ch. 1 & web resources
3A Ethical Research: Principles & Codes
Israel & Hay, Ch. 2-4 & web resources
3B Ethical Research: Consent, Confidentiality & Harm
Israel & Hay, Ch. 5-7
4A Ethical Communication
Israel & Hay, Ch. 8 & 9
4B Ethical Application
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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