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Ethics Cases

This is a great resource for case studies. The category titled “Ethical Issues for Students” is especially relevant. Each case includes questions for discussion and a link to “A Framework for Ethical Decision Making.” After discussion one or two cases in class, students could select their own case to analyze. […]

Assignment: 3 news stories

Watch the video and read the 2 articles, then consider what the stories have in common. Write down your comments. Video: Muslim teen Ahmed Mohamed creates clock, shows teachers, gets arrested Article 1: Shaquille O’Neal passed up deal with Starbucks because ‘black people don’t drink coffee’ Article 2: Black customers […]

Cell Phone Mini-essay

Should children under the age of 12 be given smart phones? Read “Compulsive texting takes toll on teenagers” and “An Ugly Toll of Technology: Impatience and Forgetfulness.” Write a two-to-three paragraph essay in which you make an argument (a claim/position supported by reasons) in response to this the question above. […]