A Summer 2010 Workshop Project

Ethics Case Studies


Stacey Kiser
Lane Community College

Joyce Cadwallader
Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College

Connor Sexton
Truman State University

Possible Audiences:

    Introductory college science instructors  

Brief Overview:

    These case studies may be used as discussion starters with students throughout the year. They are intended to cover a variety of questionable ethical situations.  

Project Materials:

    Case Studies

Resources and References:

    On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research (The National Academies Press)

    This discusses various aspects of ethical scientific conduct. The audience is graduate students, post docs, and new faculty. It includes case studies for each chapter.  

Future Directions:

    More case studies as situations arise.