University of Vermont

School of Business Administration
ethicalreason

Learning Outcomes Assessment

Rubric: Global Civic Awareness - Demonstrate an Ability to Engage in Ethical Reasoning

 

Learning Objective

 

1:Unacceptable

 

2:Acceptable

 

3:Excellent

Ethical Sensitivity Unable to identify any ethical issues (e.g., focusing only on the legality of actions without identifying relevant ethical implications or dilemmas). Able to identify only the central ethical issues (e.g., without identifying the ethical facets of different decision or response options, or other ethical issues). Able to identify the central ethical issues, as well as the ethical facets of different decision or response options, and other less central ethical issues.
Stakeholder Analysis Unable to identify the major stakeholders in an ethical dilemma. Able to identify the major stakeholders in an ethical dilemma. Able to identify the major stakeholders in an ethical dilemma and how they are likely affected by decision options; able to rationalize whether obligations are stronger to some stakeholders.
Application of Moral Standards and Ethical Principles Unable to apply common moral standards (e.g., Do no harm, golden rule) and/or ethics frameworks (e.g., end- and rule-based analyses), or misapplies standards or frameworks. Able to apply common moral standards, but application of ethical frameworks is done only at a general level, such as by applying end-based (teleological) and rule-based (deontological) analyses without specifying the specific principles being used. Able to apply common moral standards and specific ethical frameworks (e.g., teleological approaches like enlightened self-interest and rule versus act-based utilitarianism; deontological approaches like Kant’s categorical imperative or universal human rights; or frameworks like integrated social contract theory).

 

 

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