SPRING 2015

February 9, 2015

Life + 10

2:30 - 3:30 PM | Student Center, Northwoods
Presenter: Leni Marshall (English and Philosophy)

What would you do to extend your lifespan by ten percent, an addition of seven healthy years?  For years, we have known there are health benefits for individuals of color who have lower levels of unconscious racism; the same is true for women and sexism.  Now, we have learned this applies to aging and ageism as well...and we are all aging.  Leni Marshall will discuss this groundbreaking research and its ethical implications.

March 3, 2015

CEHHS goes to SEAC: Faculty share their Ethics Research

2:30 - 3:30 PM | 217 Library
Presenter: Bob Salt (HDFS)

The society for Ethics across the Curriculum hosts a conference each year in which faculty share their latest research and pedagogical innovations.  In this session Bob Salt will share his research presented at the 2014 SEAC conference.  Bob will discuss ethics, morality, ad value in the context of an undergraduate human sexuality course.

April 2, 2015 

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning: Teaching Diversity

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Student Center, Badger
Presenters: Glenda Jones (English and Philosophy) & Tina Lee (Social Sciences)

Many ethical and social responsibility issues arise in the context of diversity.  What is diversity?  Why should students learn about it?  What obstacles arise when teaching it?  Glenda Jones and Tina Lee will present and lead a discussion of such issues and how their courses address them.

April 22, 2015

Pedagogy that Promotes Academic Integrity

3 - 4 PM | Student Center, Northwoods

This session will explore some of the options James Lang suggests instructors use in his recent book Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty (Harvard, 2013).  Lang draws upon considerable empirical research into student cheating to explore proactive pedagogical changes instructors can makes to encourage academic honesty and reduce academic dishonesty.  Everyone is invited to discuss Lang's ideas and examples and bring their own ideas and examples to the table.