Exploring A Code of Ethics
Students understand the impact of a code of ethics and the importance of ethical writing in the field of journalism. Student groups discuss various violations of personal rights. They make presentations to the class and discuss their findings.
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The Ethics of Propaganda
What are the short and long-term consequences for consumers and producers of modern media propaganda? Class members ponder this essential question as their unit study of ethics of propaganda concludes. After examining two case studies,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
My Online Code
Approach ethical online behavior with a series of activities geared toward teaching pupils about digital citizenship. After a brief discussion about ethics, small groups inspect a fictional social networking profile with ethics in mind....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Ethics and Hazelwood: What Journalists Should and Can Write
Students explore the code of ethics in journalism. In this journalism ethics lesson plan, students use Hazelwood and Tinker to explore journalism ethics. Students compare ethics of journalists and pirates, read a related article, write...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Good, the Bad, And the Ethicist
Students explore their own code of ethics by writing and talking about ethical dilemmas from their own lives. They examine how a professional ethicist addresses ethical dilemmas by reading and discussing "The Ethicist: No Edit."...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Unspoken Words of Media Ethics: Do we know what they are?
Students read codes of ethics from the New York Times, Washington Post, Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. For this Civics lesson, 10th graders role-play ethical dilemmas faced by reporters.
10th English Language Arts
Our Buggy Moral Code
Why do humans cheat? Under what conditions are we more or less likely to cheat? Listen as Dan Ariely reveals intriguing results of several of his studies on the cost-benefit analysis of cheating, and how these findings relate to such...
17 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable