Readings and Resources
Check this section frequently for updated resources on ethical reasoning and other sources that may be helpful for you as you prepare to teach your Quest II course.
- Writing Student Learning Outcomes: This document may assist you as you construct student learning outcomes for your course.
- Sample Syllabus Language for Ethical Reasoning: An example of how to talk about Ethical Reasoning in your Quest II syllabus from Robert Wagoner, (Philosophy).
- Tone in your Quest II Syllabus: An example of how to set a welcoming, engaging tone in the syllabus for your Quest II course.
- Quest II Teaching Techniques: This document, created in large part by Dr. Heike Alberts (Geography) provides some fresh ideas for incorporating group work and discussion into larger courses.
- Quest II Ethical Reasoning VALUE Rubric: This document, from the AAC&U, is a good starting point for thinking about teaching ethical reasoning.
- McKeachie's Ethics of Teaching: This is Chapter 25 from Wilbert McKeachie and Marilla Svinicki's classic book, McKeachie's Teaching Tips (Wadsworth, 2006).
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on "Moral Reasoning:" Deeper background reading on ethical reasoning, from a philosopher's resource.