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Incorporating the Eight Key Questions into Teaching

Thu, 15 May 2014 9:00 AM - 4:50 PM

Festival Conference Room #4

Developing ethical reasoning skills in students can occur through a variety of disciplinary lenses and through many activities and assignments. The Madison Collaborative has developed a number of tools to assist instructors as they develop and implement activities and assignments that foster ethical reasoning - such as the Ethical Reasoning Rubric and the Eight Key Questions. The morning portion of this institute will introduce participants to the Ethical Reasoning Rubric, that will be used to learn about students' ethical reasoning ability through essay reading and scoring. The afternoon session will identify the context in which ethical reasoning may be integrated into their courses through a sharing experience with faculty who have used the Eight Key Questions in their courses. Ultimately, participants will identify learning activities and assignments that utilize the Eight Key Questions to stimulate ethical reasoning in their students. To participate in this Institute, you must attend Wednesday's Teaching Workshop, "The Madison Collaborative and the Eight Key Questions" or have attended a prior introductory workshop. Register for the teaching institute. Capped at 20 participants.

This institute is designed to help faculty make progress towards the following outcomes:

Use student ethical reasoning essays to form foundational knowledge of student ethical reasoning ability and identify areas of educational need; and

Develop learning strategies for incorporating the 8KQ into their courses.