Ethics

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TEACHING ETHICS THROUGHOUT THE CURRICULUM

Case 95. Citation of Sources and Use of Materials in Teaching

Situation

Professor Elmo Johnson teaches introductory sociology. His classroom presentations consist of two forms -- reading from the assigned textbook and giving lectures drawn from other textbooks not assigned in the class. Professor Johnson does not cite these sources.

Questions

  1. Are there any ethical issues involved here?
  2. What responsibility does the Department have in this case?

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