ASHWINI TIWARI
THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
AKT150@PSU.EDU
Corporal Ethics: Morality,
punishment and ethical training...
Corporal Punishment and Ethics
Ethical frameworks to the court
cases on corporal punishment
approaches the issue through a...
Ethics of corporal punishment
Two major issue:
Social
Pedagogical
Ethics of corporal punishment
bridges the gap between ...
Court Cases on Corporal Punishment
 Holman v. Department of human
services, 2006.
CP for non-compliance
 Ayub Khan v. M...
Ethical Frameworks
Ethical Frameworks
 Ethics of Care: Moral decision making by using
multiple voices.
 Ethics of Justice: Fair treatment o...
Ethical Analysis of Cases
Raises questions:
 Students were treated fairly ?
 Students/family have a voice?
 Decisions a...
Comparisons of the Two Cases
Ethical Frameworks Indian Case American Case
Ethics of Care “Concerned about her
falling behi...
Conclusion
 Corporal punishment is a simple answer to a
complex problem of controlling student
behavior.
 Although, Unit...
Recommendations
 Including ethics in the teacher
preparation curriculum may aid to
decision-making process on how to
refr...
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Value&leadership conference 2013

  1. 1. ASHWINI TIWARI THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY AKT150@PSU.EDU Corporal Ethics: Morality, punishment and ethical training for K-12 educators Value and Leadership Conference, Oklahoma City, Oct 1, 2013
  2. 2. Corporal Punishment and Ethics Ethical frameworks to the court cases on corporal punishment approaches the issue through a way of thinking where law might be right but unethical.
  3. 3. Ethics of corporal punishment Two major issue: Social Pedagogical Ethics of corporal punishment bridges the gap between these conversations.
  4. 4. Court Cases on Corporal Punishment  Holman v. Department of human services, 2006. CP for non-compliance  Ayub Khan v. Municipal Corporation of Delhi schools, 2009. CP for academic reasons
  5. 5. Ethical Frameworks
  6. 6. Ethical Frameworks  Ethics of Care: Moral decision making by using multiple voices.  Ethics of Justice: Fair treatment of all.  Ethics of Critique: Questions related to rules and their implementation.  Ethics of Profession: Development of personal and professional codes.
  7. 7. Ethical Analysis of Cases Raises questions:  Students were treated fairly ?  Students/family have a voice?  Decisions are based on status quo?  Promotion of adult-centric views?
  8. 8. Comparisons of the Two Cases Ethical Frameworks Indian Case American Case Ethics of Care “Concerned about her falling behind” “Concern about students’ safety” Ethics of Justice “Students are punished for not finishing homework” “He was at fault” Ethics of Critique “Did not mean harm by administering punishment” “Followed procedural guideline for paddling” Ethics of Profession “I did not do anything wrong” “The district is responsible for discipline policies”
  9. 9. Conclusion  Corporal punishment is a simple answer to a complex problem of controlling student behavior.  Although, United States is an individualistic society and India is a collective society, we struggle with some of the same issues around practice of corporal punishment.
  10. 10. Recommendations  Including ethics in the teacher preparation curriculum may aid to decision-making process on how to refrain from applying corporal punishment.  A need of discussion of the structural limits to bring changes based on ethics.

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