Ethical Issues in Communication
Queens University of CharlotteFall 2011 Thursdays 6:00-8:45
September 8Introduction to ethicsReading: PrefaceDiscuss possible research topics.Choose a day to lead the class.View:
September 15The necessity of communication ethics, definingcommunication ethicsReading: Ch. 1, 2Due:
for Ch. 1 & 2September 22 - PresentationsThe pragmatic good of theoryReading: Ch. 3, 4Due:
for Ch. 3 & 4Discuss research topicsSeptember 29 - PresentationsDialogic ethicsReading: Ch. 5Due:
for Ch. 5Due: Research topicsOctober 6 - PresentationsPublic discourse ethicsReading: Ch. 6Due:
for Ch. 6October 13NO CLASS – Fall Break October 20 - PresentationsInterpersonal communication ethicsReading: Ch. 7Due:
for Ch. 7
: dr. bruce marcey
This course explores the application of ethics to avariety of divergent communication settings andconcepts. While the text will serve as theframework for the course, you and yourclassmates will lead us in discussions that exploreethical issues in communication.
To be able to identify, understand anddiscuss at least five ethical issues incommunicationin class discussions andreflection papers.2.
To be able to identify, understand anddiscuss at least five bases for ethicalchoicesbased on published theoreticaland philosophical thought in reflectionpapers.3.
Discuss at least five ethical concepts indepth in reflection papers.4.
Discuss ethical concepts thoroughly asthey apply to one communication issue in