Contents: Allen Berger: Foreword - Susan E. Israel: Introduction: The Ethical Mind - Philosophical and Pedagogical Perspectives - P. Karen Murphy/Patricia A. Alexander: Cherishing Student's Meanings While Seeking Change: Walking an Ethical Tightrope - Joanne Kilgour Dowdy: Know Thyself: Perceptions Based on Society, Ethnicity, and Experience - Ying Tang: Defining the Unspoken Rules: The Ethical Practices - Emily Phillips: The Dilemma of Practicing and Teaching Confidentiality within the School Setting: Serving Multiple Agendas and Goals - Jennifer Goeke/Deborah Eldridge: Ethical Resistance in Teacher Education: Calling Out and Truth-Telling in Academia - Joye Smith: Nuts and Bolts: Federal Regulations and Local Institutional Review Boards - Cynthia A. Lassonde: Researching in a Small-Town School: Getting to Know Each Other - Nithya Narayanaswamy Iyer/Daqi Li: Reflections on a Dilemma in Special Education Courses - Gina A. Goble: Ethics, Research, and Reflection: A Teaching Journey of the Heart - Debra Dyer: Journeying from Imposed Silence to Audacious Voice as a Teacher Researcher - Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl: The Ivory Tower in the Blackboard Jungle: Striving for Coexistence - Kelly B. Cartwright: Ethics in Educational Research and Research Education: Putting Students First - Neal Shambaugh: The Ethical Dilemmas of Teacher Research as a Research Agenda - Linda Pratt/Kenneth J. Weiss: Student Teachers, Teacher Research, and Ethics - Cynthia Shanahan: Conclusion: Themes in Ethical Behaviour in Educational Practice.
The Editors: Susan E. Israel is a literacy consultant for Burkhart Network, LLC, specializing in creative media productions for early literacy development. She received her Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Her research agenda focuses on reading comprehension and child-mind development as it relates to literacy processes in reading and writing. She has worked with the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame, and was awarded the 2005 Panhellenic Council Outstanding Professor Award at the University of Dayton. She was the 1998 recipient of the teacher-researcher grant from the International Reading Association, where she has served and been a member for over a decade. Cynthia A. Lassonde is Assistant Professor of Elementary Education and Reading at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy of education from the State University of New York at Albany. A former elementary teacher and teacher researcher, her research interests include the teaching of writing and critical inquiry pedagogy. She has authored numerous articles in professional education journals such as Language Arts, Literacy Teaching and Learning, Support for Learning, and Youth and Society, many of which are products of teacher research in her elementary and college classrooms. She is editor of the New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Education's journal Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning and Chair of the Teacher as Researcher subcommittee of the International Reading Association.
If the root of ethics is never to stop observing or asking questions on that ever-lasting quest to find what is right, then when you dip into this volume you will find a world of knowledge about ethics in education. (From the Foreword by Allen Berger)