Video

Overview

Authors: Dena Plemmons and Michael Kalichman, 2008

One of the challenges for teachers is to fully engage their students. To meet that goal, research ethics dilemmas can be made more compelling if the scenarios are presented in the form of video. In this context, video is meant to include:

With the ready availability of many movies on video, and the high interest in newly released movies, teachers of research ethics have many opportunities to raise issues such as the portrayal of scientists in popular media, the role of whistleblowers, or protections of the interests of human subjects.

Video can be used in many ways, for example:
* Because many videos specially made to address research ethics toics may fall short of the highest production standards, it is valuable to preface discussion by pointing out the need to look past the flaws in production and to focus on ethical dilemmas and possible solutions.

Resources

Selected Research Ethics Videos

Selected Movies

Selected Documentaries

Selected TV Movies and Episodes

Selected Movies with General Ethics Themes

Selected Video Websites

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