David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Educational Philosophy and Theory 42 (4):438-447 (2010)
Ethics education for professionals has become popular in Japan over the last two decades. Many professional schools now require students to take an applied ethics or professional ethics course. In contrast, very few courses of professional ethics for teaching exist or have been taught in Japan. In order to obtain suggestions for teacher education, this paper reviews and examines practices of ethics education for engineers and nurses in Japan that have been successfully implemented. The paper concludes that difficulties in professional ethics education in Japan are caused by the fact that both teachers and students lack experience in leading and participating in discussion-based classes and misunderstand the effectiveness of a case-based pedagogy. It also suggests that we need to offer teachers systematic opportunities to be trained to be proficient in enabling students to be active and critical in class.
|Keywords||professional ethics ethics education for engineers in Japan ethics education for schoolteachers in Japan ethics education for nurses in Japan|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Joyce Beebe Thompson (1985/1992). Bioethical Decision Making for Nurses. University Press of America.
Citations of this work BETA
George Wang & Russell G. Thompson (2013). Incorporating Global Components Into Ethics Education. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (1):287-298.
Similar books and articles
Cheryl Cates & Bryan Dansberry (2004). A Professional Ethics Learning Module for Use in Co-Operative Education. Science and Engineering Ethics 10 (2):401-407.
Tetsuji Iseda (2008). How Should We Foster the Professional Integrity of Engineers in Japan? A Pride-Based Approach. Science and Engineering Ethics 14 (2):165-176.
James R. Maxeiner, American Law Schools as a Model for Japanese Legal Education? A Preliminary Question From a Comparative Perspective.
William F. May (1986). Professional Ethics, the University, and the Journalist. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 1 (2):20 – 31.
Rihito Kimura (1989). Ethics Committees for "High Tech" Innovations in Japan. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 14 (4):457-464.
Kanako Ide (2009). The Debate on Patriotic Education in Post-World War II Japan. Educational Philosophy and Theory 41 (4):441-452.
Susan Magun-Jackson (2004). A Psychological Model That Integrates Ethics in Engineering Education. Science and Engineering Ethics 10 (2):219-224.
James R. Rest & Darcia Narváez (eds.) (1994). Moral Development in the Professions: Psychology and Applied Ethics. L. Erlbaum Associates.
Joel Marks (2004). “There's No Room in the Worksheet” and Other Fallacies About Professional Ethics in the Curriculum. Teaching Ethics 4 (2):79-90.
Added to index2010-05-18
Total downloads12 ( #137,846 of 1,140,267 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #86,093 of 1,140,267 )
How can I increase my downloads?