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Tag: integrity

Let’s all put on the Sorting Hat….

Personally, I love these suckers. I’ve even written a previous post on the topic:¬†Fortune Cookies and Academic Horoscopes. ¬†One of the things people most often point out about the Myers-Briggs personality types is the inconsistency between taking it across time. For those of you who went and checked out my 2014 post, you might be surprised, given the class discussion,…

“Wheelchair Walk” = “Cripface”

For those of you who might have missed some of my previous blogs, I am highly involved in disability rights here on campus. My doctoral degree is centered on how higher education discusses disability. I represent Disability as an identity as a Caucus representative.   This is why I went through the troubling experience of attending the “Wheelchair Walk” event…

Values and Rhetoric: “Imaginary lines”

Creating the Narrative In addition to this ethics course, I’m taking a rhetorical theory and criticism seminar this fall. This combination inspired me to examine the Sedlak piece a bit more closely, observing how Sedlak attempts to persuade their audience that, once again and forever, engineers/scientists should be objective and technically focused, without consideration or awareness of their own humanity,…

#yesallwomen

There are some things floating out in the wake of the Isla Vista shooting that I feel like addressing with my own personal viewpoint, even though many others are currently sharing their own thoughts on the matter. While this is a departure from the typical material I cover in this blog, I would much rather be judged for what I…

Talk about Integrity…

So. I really REALLY believe in academic and personal integrity. Which means citing your sources, so your readers, if they are interested, can explore and decide for themselves instead of just being spoon-fed your interpretation. This is why tonight’s GEDI discussion about Parker Palmer’s article (link here) truly annoyed me. We were discussing the ethics of a medical case based…