Laboratory on Ethics in Professions (2014/2015)

Course code
4S003558
Name of lecturer
Giuliano Bergamaschi
Coordinator
Giuliano Bergamaschi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
M-PED/01 - PEDAGOGY, THEORIES OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EDUCATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIB dal Apr 20, 2015 al Jun 7, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi A from Apr 20, 2015  to May 13, 2015
Friday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall Lorenzi from Apr 20, 2015  to May 13, 2015

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the technical tools to understand and critically reflect on the dynamics of applied ethics professional, with particular attention to the “professional training”.

Syllabus

Syllabus
The ethics of professions according to positive thinking: Seligman, Csikszentmihalyi, Losada.
Basic concepts of ethics: Utilitarianism, Virtue, Relativism, Selfishness, Value.
Basic concepts of ethics of a professional: criteria, characteristics, responsibilities, skills, motivation, market, profit, litigation, competition.
The applied ethics of the trainer: design, motivation, dialogue, metacognition.
Analysis of the following defects: selfishness, pride, prejudice, hypocrisy, arrogance, indifference.
Analysis of the following virtues: courage, confidence, effort, generosity, reciprocity.
There are testimonies from the world of education, business, the sports world and the military world.
It is highly recommended to attend the laboratory for at least 80% of the total planned hours.
Texts: Lectures notes.

Assessment methods and criteria

The evaluation will consist of a short written or oral report on a theme you like in the lab.