Now What? Confronting and Resolving Ethical Questions A Handbook for Teachers

ISBN-10: 1412970849

ISBN-13: 9781412970846

Edition: 2010

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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 4/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Steven P. Lab (Ph.D., Criminology, Florida State University, 1982) has been a member of the Criminal Justice faculty at Bowling Green State University since 1987 and is currently Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Program and Chair of the Department of Human Services. Dr. Lab is a nationally recognized expert in the area of crime prevention and is the author of Crime Prevention: Approaches, Practices and Evaluations, Fifth Edition . His research interests also include juvenile delinquency, school crime, and victims of crime. He is the author of over three dozen articles or book chapters and author or editor of 5 books. He has also served as editor of the Journal of Crime and Justice . Dr. Lab is a regular consultant for the National Institute of Justice on research and funding activities in the areas of crime prevention, community policing, school crime, gang behavior and interventions, and police partnerships to address crime. He is currently leading an effort to develop a 5-year strategic plan to direct NIJ funding in the area of crime prevention. Dr. Lab is a Past President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and has served in many other capacities for ACJS, the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association, the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Educators, and the Police Section of ACJS.G. Calvin Mackenzie is The Goldfarb Family Distinguished Professor of American Government at Colby College. He has written extensively about ethics in government and has led ethics seminars for public officials across the country. He served as chair of the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices and was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. A political scientist by training, Mackenzie has been a government professor and scholar for more than 30 years. He has written or edited 15 books, including a leading introductory American government text and several award-winning empirical studies of the national government. His latest book, The Liberal Hour: Washington and the Politics of Change in the 1960s (with Robert Weisbrot) was a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in History.

Sarah V. Mackenzie is associate professor of educational leadership at the University of Maine. She has dealt with ethical issues in education for many years, first in her own hands-on experiences as a teacher and teacher leader and now in her role as a professor of educational leadership. Her most recent book, Uncovering Teacher Leadership: Essays and Voices From the Field (Corwin, 2007), is a compilation of writing focused on the inner lives of teacher leaders. She and Richard Ackerman published an article in the May 2006 issue of Educational Leadership titled �Uncovering Teacher Leadership.�In all of her work-as a teacher and a teacher of teachers and leaders-she has recognized the critical relationship between what teachers believe about their work and how successfully they perform that work.

About the Authors
Thinking About Ethics
Engaging in Ethics
Ethical Behavior: Some General Principles
Acting Ethically: Teachers and Their Constituents
The Essential Learning Relationship: Teachers and Students
Important Pieces of the Puzzle: Teachers and Parents
Acting Ethically: Teachers and Their Colleagues
Trust and Respect: Teachers as Colleagues
The Sum of the Parts: Teachers on Collaborative Teams
Clash of Philosophies: The School Faculty
Clashing Codes: Professional Communities of Teachers
Acting Ethically: Teachers and Supervisors
Power and Authority: Teachers and Their Principals
The Teacher, Superintendent and School Board, and the Community
Summing Up
Workshop Outline: Tools for Teachers and Teacher Leaders
Examining Critical Events
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