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Experiential ethics education for IT professionals

Stoodley, Ian D., Bruce, Christine S., & Edwards, Sylvia L. (2013) Experiential ethics education for IT professionals. In Weckert, John & Lucas, Richard (Eds.) Professionalism in the Information and Communication Technology Industry. ANU E Press (The Australian National University), Canberra, ACT, pp. 233-258.

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Abstract

This chapter presents a new approach to IT ethics education that may be used by teachers in academic institutions, employees responsible for promoting ethics in organisations and individuals wanting to pursue their own professional development. Experiential ethics education emphasises deep learning that prompts a changed experience of ethics. We first consider how this approach complements other ways of engaging in ethics education. We then explore what it means to strive for experiential change and offer a model which may be useful in pursuing IT professional ethics education in this way.

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ID Code: 41359
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Ian Stoodley was awarded for this chapter the 2014 QUT Higher Education Best Publication Award in the category of Best Higher Education Research Publication, Professional Staff.
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Keywords: experiential education, professionalism, ethical formation, information and communication technologies, governance, HERN
ISBN: 9781922144447
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > APPLIED ETHICS (220100) > Professional Ethics (incl. police and research ethics) (220107)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2011 08:12
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2014 08:09

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