Ethical issues in teaching about research ethics

Lidstone, John & Lucas, Keith B. (2000) Ethical issues in teaching about research ethics. Evaluation and research in education, 14(1), pp. 53-64.


Ethical issues in the conduct of research is an important topic in research methods courses for graduate students inmany Faculties of Education. The authors relate their experiences in teaching this topic over several semesters using a simulation of the well-known research into obedience by Stanley Milgram in the early 1960s. Students' reactions to the use of the simulation at both emotional and intellectual levels are describedand discussed, as is the ethical dilemmathose reactionshave createdfor their teachers in contemplating future use of such emotion-charged teaching approaches.

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ID Code: 7822
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Ethics, Resaerch, Education courses, Research eduction and training, research skills, ethical education, John Lidstone
ISSN: 0950-0790/00/01 0053-12
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology of Education (160809)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Keith Lucas and John Lidstone
Deposited On: 22 May 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:41

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