International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum

Salt Lake City, Utah
October 19-22, 2000

On pedagogical and philosophical issues that arise in teaching ethics in disciplines other than philosophy with a concentration upon the theme: Cases and Codes

Keynote speaker -- Virginia Held, President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association

Conference Directors: Robert Baum (Florida) & Doug Chismar (Chowan College)

THURSDAY, October 19th

How are we to arrive at answers?

1-2:20 -- Through pragmatism

From Theory verssus Cases to Case Linked Theory:
A Pragmatic Framework for Teaching Applied Ethics

Rogene Buchholz & Sandra Rosentahl (Loyola of New Orleans)

Through recognizing problems are practical

Philosophical Issues on Teaching
Bernard Henderson (Charles Sturt University)

Stephan Millett (Wesley College, Australia)

Ethics and Metaphysics In an Age of Rapid Technological Convergence

Samuel Bruton (University of Southern Mississippi)

The Chemist’s Code of Conduct and the Moral Force of Professional Codes

2:30-3:50 -- Plenary session 1

Barbara Kramer (Santa Fe Community College)

Ethical Conflict Dilemmas: Hitting the Mark

Oliver J. Larmi (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)

A Guide to the Morally Perplexed (or Teaching Bernie)

4-4:45 -- Plenary session 2

Frances Krouse (Tuskegee University)

Philosophical and Pedagogical Issues Arising in a Tuskegee University Orientation Course Including the “Tuskegee Syphilis Study” Case

5-5:30 -- Plenary Session 3

Elaine Englehardt, David Keller, Brian Birch, & Dennis Potter (UVSC) & David Johnson (FIPSE)

Report on the FIPSE grant project

7 -- Wine and Cheese Reception

7:30 -- Open Forum on Terrorism and Ethics

FRIDAY, February 1

8:30-9:50 -- Concurrent Sessions


Stephen Satris (Clemson University)

The Use of Case Studies In Ethics Across the Curriculum Programs

Jeffrey Burkhardt (University of Florida)

Ethics in the Food/Agriculture System: The Case of Genetically Modified Foods


Eleanor Stewart, Glenn Griener, Sharon Warren, & Paul Byrne (University of Alberta)

Research Ethics Education in Human & Health Sciences: A Video Series

Ronnie Hawkins (University of Central Florida)

Self, Other, and Playing God: The Thorny Issues of Stem Cell Research & Xenotransplantation in Larger Perspective

10:10-11:20 -- Concurrent Sessions


Elizabeth A. Oljar (University of Detroit Mercy)

Moral Issues and Case Law: The Uses of Judicial Opinion in Teaching Philosophical Ethics

Alyson C. Flournoy (Univ. of Florida, Levin College of Law)

Unearthing Environmental Ethics


Rolland W. Pack (Freed-Hardeman University)

Case Studies and Moral Conclusions: Are We Thinking Clearly?

Robert F. Card (Ferris State University)

Using Case Studies to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Ethics Courses


Stephen Scales (Towson University)

Paradigm Cases, Moral Prototype Activation and Practical Wisdom

Daniel E. Wueste (Clemson University)

Student Paradigms & Ethics in Professional Practice

11:30-12:45 -- Panel 1

Craig Walton (UNLV), Michael Pritchard (Western Michigan), Elaine Englehardt (UVSC), & David Foulger (SUNY Oswego)

The Use of Cases in the Teaching of Ethics

12:45-2 -- Lunch

2-3:15 -- Keynote Address

Virginia Held

Care and the Extension of Markets

3:30-4:45 - Concurrent Sessions


Ted Lockhart (Michigan Technological University)

A Critique of Line Drawing as a Method of Case Analysis

Lisa H. Newton (Fairfield University)

But Can It Travel? The Doctrine of Double Effect & the Danger of Cross-Disciplinary Motion Disorder


Ray Moseley (Univ. of Florida College of Medicine)

Professionalism in Medicine: Is it Time for a Revival or A Death Knell for Medical Professional Ethics?

Rico Peterson & Chris Monikowski (National Technical Institute for the Deaf)

Moral Imperatives in Interpreting Education


Erin Livingston (Miyazaki University, Japan)

Ethics and ELF: Choosing Cases and Describing Theories

Joseph A. Petrick & John F. Quinn (Wright State University)

Integrity Capacity and The Challenge of Professional Responsibility

4:55-5:45 -- Concurrent Sessions


Dale Miller & Stephen K. Medvic (Old Dominion University)

Political Ethics


Barbara Bernstein (Carnegie Mellon) & Douglas Chismar (Chowan College)

Art and Controversy: A Framework for Teaching Ethical Issues in the Arts

6-6:30 -- Reception

7-9 -- Banquet

8 -- Presidential Address

Wade L. Robison (RIT)

Tit-for-tat Plus


SATURDAY, February 2

All day

Jim Kroll

National Science Foundation poster session on plagiarism

9-10:20 -- Concurrent Sessions


Thomas May (Medical College of Wisconsin) & Jana Craig (Clinical Ethics Center, Memorial Health System & Southern Illinois University School of Medicine)

Teaching Ethics to Future Healthcare Professionals:
How Familiarity with Clinical Setting Can Help

Kenneth Kipnis (University of Hawaii)

Professional Ethics and Instructional Success


Mark Manion (Drexel University)

The Future of Engineering Ethics

Peter Madsen (Carnegie Mellon University)

The EDM and BEE Projects at Carnegie Mellon University: Meeting the ABET Criteria

10:30-12 Concurrent Sessions


Nancy A. Stanlick (University of Central Florida)

Honor Codes, Individual Worth, and the Academic Community:
Teaching Ethics to “Plagiarists” and “Cheaters” Across the Curriculum

Bernard Gert (Dartmouth College)

Academic Cheating


Kim Skoog (University of Guam)

A Coherence Theory of Ethics

Ian Maitland (University of Minnesota)

The Poverty of Philosophy: Peter Singer’s Solution to World Poverty

12-2 -- Lunch

1:30-2:50 -- Concurrent Sessions


David T. Ozar (Loyola University Chicago)

Three Kinds of Case-Based Teaching: An Outcomes-Centered Approach

Beth A. Dixon (SUNY, Plattsburgh)

Narrative Cases


Peter C. List (Oregon State University)

Why Public Environmental Scientists Should be Environmental Advocates:
A Paradigm Case and Contrasting Codes

Eleanor Wittrup (University of the Pacific)

Considering the Student: The Importance of Ethical Teaching


Susan Martinelli-Fernandez & Judith Dallinger (Western Illinois University)

Before Cases and Codes: Pedagogy and Communications in Ethics

Edward Langerak (St. Olaf College)

Using Students’ Own Moral Decisions as Case Studies

3-4:10 -- Panels

Panel 2-A

Susan Loughron (St. Edwards University)

Moral Reasoning Across the Curriculum

David Keller (UVSC)

Teaching Ethics Across the Curriculum in a Religiously Homogenous Community:
A Case Study

Panel 2-B

Rick Momeyer, Ann Fuehrer, Marty Jendrek, & Alton Sanders (Miami University of Ohio)

Ethics Across the Curriculum Through the Back Door:
A Morality Tale From a Resistant University

Rebecca Harris, Susanna Davis, & Janet Pendleton (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

Developing Teaching Strategies for Professional and Research Ethics in Emerging Professions

4:20-5:30 -- Concurrent Sessions


Rita C. Manning (San Jose State University)

Teaching Leadership in Professional Ethics Courses

Kelly Parker & Phyllis Vandenberg (Grand Valley State University)

But How Will I Use It in the Real World? Undergraduate Field Research Projects in Professional Ethics


Sharon Homan, Mary Domahidy, Gary Behrman, Kenneth Homan, & Peter W. Salsich Jr. (St. Louis University)

Social Responsibility and the Professional

Ronald J. Kizior (Loyola University Chicago)

Teaching Ethics Across the Curriculum:
Enhance Your Graduate Program with Ethics


Jeffery P. Whitman & Jerrell E. Habegger (Susquehanna University)

A Tale of Two Professions: Accounting and the Military

Ron Hirschbein (California State University, Chico & Walden University)

Mutually Assured Instruction: Team-Teaching Just War Theory

5:30-6 -- Business meeting

6:30-7 -- Reception


Special Session on Nontextual tools for Teaching Ethics

Susan E. Zinner-Kemp (Indiana University)

The Use of Film in Class to Illustrate Ethical Principles

Ken Homan (St. Louis University)

Life Monopoly: A Case Methodology for Teaching Christian Social Ethics

9 until whenever -- President’s Party

SUNDAY, February 3

9:00-11:00 -- Concurrent Sessions


John P. Buerck, Asai Asaithambi & Donna J. Werner (St. Louis University)

Integrating Ethics into a Computer Science and Technology Curriculum:
Challenges, Accomplishments and New Opportunities

Donna M. Schaeffer & Charles F. Piazza (Univ. of San Francisco)

Integrity: The Role of Ethical Thinking in the Academic Education
of Information Systems Professionals


Thomas Oakland (University of Florida)

Revising an Ethics Code of a 170,000 Member Association

Gary Behrman

Integrating a Philosophical Framework with the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics Through a Case Study Approach

Carol Gould

Does Stakeholder Theory Require Democratic Management?

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Revised January 28, 2002