‘None of Us Sets Out To Hurt People’: The Ethical Geographer and Geography Curricula in Higher Education
AuthorsBoyd, William (Bill) E.
Healey, Ruth L.
Hardwick, Susan W.
AffiliationSouthern Cross University; University of Sheffield; University of Oregon; Oxford Brookes University; University of North Colorado; Australian National University; University of Auckland; University of Portsmouth
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AbstractThis paper examines ethics in learning and teaching geography in higher education. It proposes a pathway towards curriculum and pedagogy that better incorporates ethics in university geography education. By focusing on the central but problematic relationships between (i) teaching and learning on the one hand and research on the other, and (ii) ethics and geography curricula, the authors’ reflections illustrate how ethics may be better recognized within those curricula. They discuss issues affecting teaching and learning about ethics in geography, and through identification of a range of examples identify ways to enhance the integration of ethical issues into university geography curricula.
CitationBoyd, W.E., Healey, R.L., Hardwick, S.W. and Haigh, M. with contributions from Klein, P., Doran, B., Trafford, J. and Bradbeer J. (2008) “None of us sets out to hurt people”: An essay on The Ethical Geographer and geography curricula in higher education, Journal of Geography in Higher Education 32(1): 37-50.
PublisherTaylor & Francis
DescriptionThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Geography in Higher Education on 22nd January 2008, available online: https://doi.org/10.1080/03098260701731462
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