Touchy Subject: Thinking Better About Sex Education
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
4M ago
Why all the whispering? What should kids know about sex? And how can we think better about sex ed – so we can do better – by kids, by ourselves, and by each other?  With Lisa Andersen and Lauren Bialystok. Touchy Subject: The History and Philosophy of Sex Education Produced by Carrie Welsh, Anna Nelson, Teresa Nelson, and Jennifer McCord. Ethics & Education Teaching Guides ..read more
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Can College Level the Playing Field?
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
Harry Brighouse and Hannah Bounds interview Sandy Baum and Michael McPherson about their book, Can College Level the Playing Field?: Higher Education in an Unequal Society (2022). Links: Book: Can College Level the Playing Field?: Higher Education in an Unequal Society Episodes mentioned: The Plumber Episode, The Right to Higher Education, and The True Costs of College Produced by Harry Brighouse, Hannah Bounds, and Carrie Welsh. Music by Fred Table and the Chairs. Transcript Website: https://ethicsandeducation.wceruw.org/podcast/can-college-level-the-playing-field/ --- Send in a voice messa ..read more
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Faculty and Social Media (Ethics in Higher Ed #3)
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
This is the first episode in a miniseries co-produced by Rebecca M. Taylor and Ashley Floyd Kuntz. Rebecca and Ashley are the editors of Ethics in Higher Education: Promoting Equity and Inclusion Through Case-Based Inquiry. This episode is about faculty using social media, hosted by Jacob Fay (Open Mind) and featuring the voices of Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (University of New Hampshire), TJ Stewart (Iowa State University), and Harry Brighouse (UW-Madison).  Links: Teaching Guides Transcript This episode was produced by Rebecca Taylor, Ashley Floyd Kuntz, Jessica Harless, and Carrie Welsh ..read more
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HBCUs Present and Future (Ethics in Higher Ed #2)
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
This is the second episode in a miniseries co-produced by Rebecca M. Taylor and Ashley Floyd Kuntz. Rebecca and Ashley are the editors of Ethics in Higher Education: Promoting Equity and Inclusion Through Case-Based Inquiry. This episode is about the ethical dilemmas that HBCUs face, featuring the voices of host John Torrey (Buffalo State) and guests Joyce E. King (Georgia State University), Felecia Commodore (Old Dominion University), and Corey Reed (Butler University).  Links: Teaching Guides Transcript This episode was produced by Rebecca Taylor, Ashley Floyd Kuntz, Jessica Harless ..read more
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"Divisive Concepts" (Ethics in Higher Ed #1)
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
This is the first episode in a miniseries co-produced by Rebecca M. Taylor and Ashley Floyd Kuntz. Rebecca and Ashley are the editors of Ethics in Higher Education: Promoting Equity and Inclusion Through Case-Based Inquiry. This episode is about "divisive concepts" and features Sigal Ben-Porath (University of Pennsylvania) and Laura Dinehart (Florida International University). Links: Teaching Guides Transcript This episode was produced by Rebecca Taylor, Ashley Floyd Kuntz, Jessica Harless, and Carrie Welsh. Music is No-Wing by Ketsa. Used under a creative commons license. This episode was m ..read more
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What is the right way to go? (Ethics in Higher Ed series trailer)
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
Introducing a miniseries about ethical issues in higher ed. Co-produced by Rebecca M. Taylor (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Ashley Floyd Kuntz (Florida International University), this series is based on their new book, Ethics in Higher Education: Promoting Equity and Inclusion Through Case-Based Inquiry. In this series, we cover "divisive concepts," HBCUs, and faculty use of social media. We also made teaching guides for each episode, based on chapters of the book. Links: Teaching Guides: coming soon Transcript:  This episode was produced by Rebecca M. Taylor, Ash ..read more
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The Ethics of College in Prison
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
Where is the contrast between the aims of American prisons and the aims of college in prison programs? This piece is about those ethical dilemmas. Featuring the voices of: philosophers John Fantuzzo, Jennifer Lackey, and Daniel Wodak; and brothers Freedom and Lee Horton.  Links: PBS segment about Lee and Freedom: Brotherhood & Clemency Part 1: The Power of a Pardon, Ep. 4. John's paper: Recognizing human dignity behind bars: A moral justification for college-in-prison programs Produced by John Fantuzzo, Téa Luckenbill, and Carrie Welsh. Music is "Built From Nothing" by Ketsa, used u ..read more
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The Plumber Episode
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
Imagine you call a plumber. This episode is about becoming a better college teacher (if you're lucky), featuring UW-Madison philosophy professor Harry Brighouse and Oakland middle school teacher Grace Gecewicz. Links: The plumber essay ("Becoming a Better College Teacher (If You're Lucky)" by Harry Brighouse, Fall 2019, Daedalus) Produced by Carrie Welsh, with editorial help from Anna Nelson, Hannah Bounds, Trinity Giese, and Harry Brighouse.  Recorded in June 2021.  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ethicsandeducation/message ..read more
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The True Costs of College
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
The true costs of college go way beyond simple frugality. The costs are serious, and they are often overlooked by universities.  Hosted by UW-Madison grad Natnael Shiferaw, this episode features a conversation with ethnographers Nancy Kendall and Matthew Wolfgram, two of the authors of the 2020 book, "The True Costs of College." This is part of our series on higher education. Transcript Website Conversation recorded remotely June 2021. Music is "Wind It Up" by Ketsa from the Free Music Archive. Used under a creative commons license. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify ..read more
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The Ethics of College Admissions
Ethics and Education
by The Center for Ethics & Education
1y ago
Jon Boeckenstedt is the Vice Provost of Enrollment Management at Oregon State University. He has thoughts about how we do--and should do--admissions. Here he is in conversation with philosopher of education Harry Brighouse.  What is "enrollment management"? Is the admissions office more like Space Mountain or Studio 54? What information does an admissions officer actually get from an ACT/SAT score? What difference might going test-optional make? What will enrollment patterns look like in five years? What's so annoying about the US News rankings? What should more faculty knew about studen ..read more
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