Facing the Reality

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a multitude of ethical quandries.

Health care workers are making incredibly difficult decisions, especially when protective and therapeutic equipment are in short supply. Those tough decisions extend into most businesses and to individuals. Use the 8KQ to think through what you would do in these six pandemic-related scenarios that call for critical thinking and examining your biases. Best done in groups!

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ERiA May 2021 Newsletter (PDF)

Exceptionally difficult ethical situations are being navigated all over the world. How can the 8KQ help us perceive the ethical issues at stake more clearly and make the important decisions that we face more ethically?

ERiA December 2020 Newsletter (PDF)

ERiA Fall 2020 Newsletter (PDF)

ERiA Spring 2020 Newsletter (PDF)

ERiA Featured by National Ethics Project - April 2020

Publication Makes Case To Build and Evaluate Ethical Reasoning Programming
Kristen Smith (’12, ‘14M, ‘17PhD) and graduate psychology professor Sara Finney publish “Elevating Program Theory and Implementation Fidelity in Higher Education: Modeling the Process via an Ethical Reasoning Curriculum” in the journal Research & Practice in Assessment.

Article Published in Teaching Ethics 
JMU's approach to ethical reasoning education and assessment is detailed in the Journal of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum, Teaching Ethics (Linder et al., 2020). DOI: 10.5840/tej202081174


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