PSYC 430 Course Calendar - 2016

Meets 9:30-10:50 TTh - DOR 304
Tuesday January 13  First Day of Seminar
Orientation to the Course
What is a Seminar?

Reading for January 16. Preface pages ix, x, xi. Part 1: Ethical Issues and Ethical Codes: Chapter 1, pages 3-16 in Freeman (2000) Ethics: An introduction to philosophy and practice. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning.

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The first assignment is due by Thursday January 23 by midnight. This assignment is worth 50 points.  Late papers will earn 10% reduction for every 24 hours past due.
January 16   Discussion of Reading: Preface pages ix, x, xi. Part 1: Ethical Issues and Ethical Codes: Chapter 1, pages 3-16

Reading for January 21 and 23: Chapter 2, pages 17-26 in Freeman.

Find an Ethical Dilemma
January 21   Discussion of Reading: Chapter 2, pages 17-26 in Freeman. 

Find an Ethical Dilemma 
 23 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 2, pages 17-26 in Freeman. 

Reading for January 28 and 30: Part 11 Theoretical Orientations to Ethics: Chapter 3 Pages 29-37 in Freeman.  

first assignment is due on Turnitin.com tonight at midnight.
 28   Discussion of Reading Part 11 Theoretical Orientations to Ethics: Chapter 3 Pages 29-37 in Freeman.  Jeremy Bentham  Who is this guy in the box, and what's the story? 30   Discussion of Reading Part 11 Theoretical Orientations to Ethics: Chapter 3 Pages 29-37 in Freeman.  

Reading for February 4 and 6: Chapter 4 Ethical Relativism: Knowledge or Opinion 

Basic Human Rights
February 4  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 4 Ethical Relativism: Knowledge or Opinion.
February 6 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 4 Ethical Relativism: Knowledge or Opinion.
 
Reading for February 11 and 13Chapter 5: Consequentialism or Justice

Second Assignment
  This assignment is due on February 13 at midnight on turnitin.com. This assignment is worth 50 points.  Late papers will earn 10% reduction for every 24 hours past due.
February 11  Discussion of Reading Chapter 5: Consequentialism or Justice
pages 49-65       



13    Discussion of Reading Chapter 5: Consequentialism or Justice
pages 49-65 Discussion of Reading Kant and Deontology, pages 66-75.  

Chapter 6: Reading for February 18 and 20: Kant and Deontology, pages 66-75.  

Second Assignment is due tonight at midnight on turnitin.com.  
18 Discussion of Reading Chapter 6: Kant and Deontology, pages 66-75. 

On Page 74 of Freeman - pick any of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph response to bring to class to share with the seminar - 10 points if posted on turnitin.com
20   Discussion of Reading Chapter 6: Kant and Deontology, pages 66-75. 


Reading for February 25 and 27: Chapter 7 Natural Law Ethics: Saint Thomas Aquinas, pages 76-87     
25  Discussion of Reading: Natural Law Ethics: Saint Thomas Aquinas, pages 76-87    

On Page 85 of Freeman - pick any of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph to bring to class to share with the seminar - 10 points if posted on turnitin.com

Prepare for the ebrary session - find an ethical dilemma in psychology that is intriguing to you. Explore the problem. Be prepared to ask some probing questions about ethics related to the dilemma.    
 27  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 7 Natural Law Ethics: Saint Thomas Aquinas, pages 76-87     


Reading for March 4 and 6: Chapter 8 Virtue Ethics
Moral and Ethical Development, pages 100-113

On Page 138-139 of Freeman - pick any two of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph for each to bring to class to share..     
Reading for February 23: The New Casuistry, pages 127-141.  . 
Reading for March 1: Ethics and the Law pages 145 - 262.
March 4  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 8: Virtue Ethics, Pages 88-99

On Page 97 of Freeman - pick any of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph to bring to class to share with the seminar - 10 points if posted on turnitin.com  
 March 6 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 8: Virtue Ethics, Pages 88-99

 Reading for March 11 and 13: Chapter 9 Moral and Ethical Development Pages 100-113
March 11 Discussion of Reading: Moral and Ethical Development, pages 100-113   

On Page 111-112 of Freeman - pick any of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph to bring to class to share with the seminar - 10 points if posted on turnitin.com 

March 13  Discussion of Reading: Moral and Ethical Development, pages 100-113  

Reading for March 18 and 20: Chapter 10 Feminist Ethics: A Different Voice, pages 114-126. 

Third Assignment
 This assignment is due on March 20 at midnight on turnitin.com. This assignment is worth 50 points.  Late papers will earn 10% reduction for every 24 hours past due. 
March 18  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 10 Feminist Ethics: Pages 114-126 

On Page 124 of Freeman - pick any of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph to bring to class to share with the seminar
- 10 points if posted on turnitin.com 
March 20 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 10 Feminist Ethics: Pages 114-126
Reading for April 1 and 3: Chapter 11 The New Casuistry - Pages 127 - 144.

Third Assignment is due tonight at midnight on turnitin.com
March 25  Spring Break                                   -                         No Classes
March 27 Spring Break                   -                                             No Classes
April 1  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 11:The New Casuistry - Pages 127-144  

April 3  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 11:The New Casuistry - Pages 127-144  

Reading for April 8 and 10 : Chapter 12: Ethics and the Law - Pages 145-162
April 8 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 12: Ethics and the Law. Pages 145-162
  
On Page 161 of Freeman - pick any two of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph for each to bring to class to share with the seminar- 10 points if posted on turnitin.com 
April 10 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 12: Ethics and the Law. Pages 145-162

Reading for April 15 and 17: Chapter 13: Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling, pages 163-173 .    
April 15 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 13: Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling - Pages 163 - 173 
 
On Page 172 of Freeman - pick any two of the questions for additional reflection and thought and write a short paragraph for each to bring to class to share with the seminar- 10 points if posted on turnitin.com   

April 17  Discussion of Reading: Chapter 13: Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling - Pages 163 - 173 
 
Reading for April 22 and 24: Chapter 14: Ethics: Research with Human Subjects - Pages 174-186
Exploratory Essay is Due Today 

April 22 Discussion of Reading: Chapter 14: Ethics: Research with Human Subjects - Pages 174-186
April 24  Discussion of Reading Chapter 14: Ethics: Research with Human Subjects - Pages 174-186 
April 29  Review of Theoretical Orientations to Ethics
May 1 Review of Theoretical Orientations to Ethics
      May 6   Finals Week May 8 Final Exam 8:00 till 10:00 am