15 septembre 2019

3 things students need to be ethical business leaders

eCampus NewsIt isn't enough to have business knowledge--students need to go further if they're to become ethical business leaders. More...

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14 septembre 2019

We Need to Talk About Authorship Abuse

HomeThe academic community must move beyond compliance with standards and toward the cultivation of a greater sense of ethical responsibility, argue A. Susan Jurow and Jordan Jurow. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: VIPs

HomeJust what was being bought at the University of Southern California, asks Jim Jump. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: NACAC and the DOJ

HomeThe department is acting out of a completely different view of higher education than most educators have, writes Jim Jump. More...

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05 septembre 2019

Research Misconduct at University of Kentucky

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Kentucky said Friday that an internal investigation found two professors and a staff research scientist “responsible for significant research misconduct in a number of scholarly papers”. More...

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04 septembre 2019

New Research Alliance Cements Split on AI Ethics

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. Germany, France and Japan have joined forces to fund research into “human-centered” artificial intelligence that aims to respect privacy and transparency, in the latest sign of a global split with the U.S. and China over the ethics of AI. More..déo

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03 septembre 2019

Ethical College Admissions: Baked Alaska

HomeJim Jump asks, is it legitimate to take advantage of another's hardship. More...

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31 août 2019

Research Integrity

A story appearing in the Nine (formally Fairfax) press today by Liam Mannix titled,   'Bad science': Australian studies found to be unreliable, compromised’ claims, based on the  Retraction Watch database, that hundreds of scientific research papers published by Australian scientists over the last two decades have been found to be unreliable or compromised. More...

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26 août 2019

Ethics and Codes

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Stephen Downes[Edit][Delete]: Ethics and Codes, Half an Hour [Edit][Delete] August 29, 2006
There's is something I can't quite put my finger on with regard to recent proposals that students be taught an internet 'code of ethics' but I think I'm getting close. In response to a post from Dave Warlick today, I wrote, in essence, that "the problem is that ethical codes presuppose that ethical questions are settled, but thy are far from settled." Consider downloading, for example - people (including Warlick) still treat file sharing as unethical, and yet it's as though they had never seen the opposing view. So what's going on? Do we just say some things are unethical, by fiat? Do we remove all option, all choice, all thought in the matter? And who benefits when certain behaviours - such as file sharing - are deemed unethical, and other behaviours - such as corporate influence over media - are not? Tom Hoffman is also puzzled, and, I suspect, for similar reasons (I owe both Tom Hoffman and Norm Friesen more discussion on points they've raised, and I hope they'll be patient with me). [Tags: ] [Comment]. More...

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Code of Ethics

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Charles Nelson[Edit][Delete]: Code of Ethics, Explorations in Learning [Edit][Delete] August 28, 2006
More discussion on the question of whether there should be codes of ethics for internet use. This longish post from Charles Nelson continues the defense of codes of ethics, in opposition to my own position. I think a lot of the disagreement is based on (what I would call) a misunderstanding as to what constitutes a 'code' - a code isn't merely a set of suggestions, guidelines or instructions. It is a definition of what is right and what is wrong. Nelson writes, "Without laws, there would be no need for judges to interpret their application." This is false. More...

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