Description: Participants will develop their skills at the best tools of adult moral development.
The workshop will employ the very active learning tools, research indicates contribute the most to improving ethical sensitivity and improving ethical reasoning in students.
Because Ethics are improved primarily through experiences, participants will be trained in experiential learning techniques.
Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Program Level: Intermediate
Intended Audience: 1) Faculty who might add ethics assignments to accounting content courses.
2) Faculty who might teach the stand-alone professional ethics course.
Format/Structure: Workshop begins with assessments of participant strengths and weaknesses in designing and managing active learning pedagogy, especially writing, collaboration, and discovery learning experiences.
Experiential Learning will be employed to develop participant teaching skills, following the empowerment cycle of demonstration, attempt, and improvement feedback on each active learning tool.
Learning Objective: Participants will master the active learning tools of writing-to-learn, collaborative learning, discovery learning, service learning, and vicarious emotional experience learning as applied to developing ethics in Professional Accounting Students.
This workshop will prepare participants to design, manage, and grade assignments which are effective at changing students while efficient in faculty effort.
Advanced Preparation Required: none