Designing, Teaching, and Assessing Ethical Reasoning

In this workshop participants will think through the definition of ethical reasoning and how it is assessed. They will spend the most time engaging in teaching activities shown to improve ethical reasoning skills.

The Assessment Office is delighted to offer this workshop which will be facilitated by visiting scholar, Dr. Keston Fulcher. Dr. Fulcher is the executive director of assessment at James Madison University (JMU). Over the past 20 years JMU has received an unprecedented 12 national awards related to assessment practice. Drawing upon the content expertise of ethical reasoning experts, he facilitated the creation of four ethical reasoning instruments directly linked to ethical reasoning. He has also supervised two doctoral dissertations examining the effectiveness of different teaching strategies on ethical reasoning skills.

Presentation Slides and Handouts
Please also visit the Ethical Reasoning in Action — 8 Key Questions for Ethical Reasoning website at James Madison University.

Level: All levels welcome
Who should attend: All faculty interested in developing students’ ethical reasoning skills. especially faculty teaching ETH Focus-designated sections.
Format: Presentation + Interactive Activities
Friday, February 23, 2018, 1:00-2:15 PM, KUY 106

Facilitator: Keston Fulcher, visiting scholar from James Madison University