Ethical Theories

Due Thursday

Chapter 1 of The Ethics of Teaching (Strike & Soltis, 2015) introduces you to the basic ethical concepts and theories. Pay particular attention to the information regarding consequentialist and non-consequentialist ethical theories.
Choose one of the cases from the chapter, or Whose Rights: Students’ or Parents’? from chapter 8. Respond to the following:

  • Explain what you would do in the situation presented in the case you select, relying on aspects of consequentialist and/or non-consequentialist ethical theory.
  • Indicate the kinds of questions you would consider in making your decision.
  • What are some advantages and drawbacks of the ethical theories, especially in light of the case study you chose?

Support your statements with evidence from the required studies and your research. Cite and reference your sources in APA style.

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Strike, K. A., & Soltis, J. F. (2015). The ethics of teaching (5th ed.). New York: Teachers College.

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