Ethics of Teaching: Beliefs and Behaviors of Community College Faculty Page: 50
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1) Using school resources to publish an external document, 2)
Teaching full time while working another job at least 20 hours a
week, 3) Hugging a student, 4) Accepting an inexpensive gift
from a student (worth less that 5$), 5) Teaching in a setting
lacking adequate ethnic diversity among the faculty, 6) Teaching
ethics or values to students, and 7) Encouraging competition
among students. Of the behaviors identified above as ethical
("sometimes to completely"), only teaching ethics had more than
two thirds (72.9%)of the respondents rating it as sometimes to
Only two behaviors are reported as more universal among the
participants in the study (often rated sometimes to always).
[See Table #2, Appendix A, page 81]. They are accepting an
inexpensive gift from a student and teaching ethics or values to
students. Neither is practiced, however, by one third of
Of the 131 participants who identified their gender, 47%
are male, and 53% are female. A Paired Samples T-Test (p < .05)
was used to examine the difference in beliefs and behaviors of
male and female respondents on ten behaviors of a sexual nature.
[See Table #3, Appendix A, page 88]. These items are: 1) Dating
a student 2) Hugging a student 3) Telling a student: "I'm
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Scales, Renay Ford. Ethics of Teaching: Beliefs and Behaviors of Community College Faculty, dissertation, August 2002; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3212/m1/56/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .