Evaluating teaching and students' learning of academic research ethics.
A team of philosophers and scientists at Dartmouth College worked for three years to create, train faculty and pilot test an adequate and exportable class in research methods for graduate students of science and engineering. Developing and testing methods for evaluating students’ progress in learning research ethics were part of the project goals. Failure of methods tried in the first year led to the refinement of methods for the second year. These were used successfully in the pilot course and in one university setting external to Dartmouth. The process of development and justification for the final methods are discussed here.
Elliott, D. & Stern, J.E. (1996). Evaluating teaching and students’ learning of academic research ethics. Science and Engineering Ethics. 2(3), 345-366.
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