Institutionalizing an “Ethic of Care” into the Teaching of Ethics for Pre-service Teachers

dc.contributor.author Hawks, Michelle
dc.contributor.author Pillay, Thashika
dc.contributor.department Iowa State University Digital Repository
dc.date 2018-08-13T16:27:48.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:44:52Z
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dc.date.embargo 2016-10-11
dc.date.issued 2017-04-03
dc.description.abstract <p>This paper calls for the acknowledgement and institutionalization of an ethic of care into the education of decision-making processes for pre-service teachers. The impetus for this paper came from the author's experiences with teaching a mandatory ethics and law course for pre-service teachers. Over the course of their teaching and as expounded upon in this paper, the authors illustrate how the course goals, aims, objectives and readings ignore discussions on gender in the teaching profession. Using a critical feminist policy analysis, the authors analyse the ethical perspectives taught in the required textbooks. Findings suggest that the absence of the “ethic of care” perpetuates a gender regime and teaching as “women’s work” while ignoring ethical perspectives founded outside of the rational male perspectives. This notion of mandating an ethic of care into the teaching of ethics for pre-service teachers is our attempt to address issues of power and privilege by pointing to a gap in the curriculum of university ethics courses.</p>
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dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/jctp-180810-74
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dc.subject.disciplines Curriculum and Instruction
dc.subject.disciplines Education
dc.subject.disciplines Education Policy
dc.subject.disciplines Elementary Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines Ethics and Political Philosophy
dc.subject.disciplines Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
dc.subject.disciplines Feminist Philosophy
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines History of Gender
dc.subject.disciplines Junior High, Intermediate, Middle School Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
dc.subject.disciplines Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
dc.subject.disciplines Secondary Education and Teaching
dc.subject.disciplines Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
dc.subject.disciplines Teacher Education and Professional Development
dc.subject.disciplines Women's Studies
dc.subject.keywords Ethics
dc.subject.keywords gender
dc.subject.keywords feminization
dc.subject.keywords third space
dc.subject.keywords critical feminist policy analysis
dc.subject.keywords ethic of care
dc.subject.keywords social justice
dc.subject.keywords pedagogy
dc.subject.keywords pre-service teachers
dc.title Institutionalizing an “Ethic of Care” into the Teaching of Ethics for Pre-service Teachers
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