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Ethics in Education

Code: 175183
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: nasl. pred. mr. sc. Perislava Bešić-Smlatić
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The aim of the course is to analyse, discuss and thematise social ideals, values and ethical theories that play a key role in educational processes. In addition, the relationship between teachers and students in terms of authority and autonomy, respect for a person's integrity, impartiality and equality as a starting point for achieving better educational processes and outcomes will be analysed.
Introductory lecture
2. General concepts in ethics and ethical theories
3. The role of ethics in education
4. Critical Thinking and Ethics in Education
5. Rights, freedoms and the democratic environment
6. Pluralism of moral values and educational processes
7. Pluralism of moral values and educational processes
8. Autonomy, integrity, impartiality
9. The relationship between personal autonomy and authority in educational processes
10. Code of Ethics of the Committee on Ethics in Science and Higher Education
11. University Code of Ethics
12. Conflict Situations in Education
13. The relationship of collaboration and competition.
14. Intellectual Freedoms and Censorship
15. Final hour
Learning outcomes:
  1. Explain the role of ethics in education
  2. Analyze the pluralism of moral values
  3. Explore social ideals and institutional values
  4. Compare ethical theories in education
  5. Explain the role of intellectual freedoms and censorship
  6. Connect ethical systems with educational processes
  7. Recognize philosophical / ethical theoretical perspectives on education
  8. Implement teaching in accordance with ethical educational standards
  1. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education, , John Dewey, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1941.
  2. Democratic Education,, , Gutmann, A., Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1999.
  3. The Ethics of Teaching and the Teaching of Ethics, , Clark, J., New Zealand Journal of Teachers Work, 1 (2), 2004.
  4. The importance of ethics in the teaching profession, , Gluchmanova, M, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 176 ( 2015 ), 2015.
  5. Ethics and educational policy, , Kenneth A.Strike & Kieran Egan, , 1978.
  6. Etički kodeks Odbora za etiku u znanosti i visokom obrazovanju, , Sabor RH, , .
  7. Etički kodeks Sveučilišta u Splitu, , Senat Sveučilišta u Splitu, , .
Optional literature:
  1. Foucault and Educational Ethics, , Bruce Moghtader, Palgrave Pivot, 2016.
  2. Good Education in an Age of Measurement: Ethics, Politics, Democracy, , Gert J.J. Biesta, Paradigm Publishers, 2010.
  3. Justice, Morality And Education. A New Focus in Ethics in Education, , Les Brown, Leslie Melville Brown, 1985.
1. semester
Filozofija (diplomski studij) zimski semestar - Regular studij - Philosophy

3. semester
Filozofija (diplomski studij) zimski semestar - Regular studij - Philosophy
Consultations schedule: