|Aim of Subject:
||Moral Education at Private Higher Educational Institution is prepared to develop individuals with moral values and integrate moral values in their daily lives.
|Learning Outcome of Subject:
At the completion of the subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the basic concept of moral values and the types of moral values.
- Explain and criticize the moral and ethics theories.
- Recognize moral values in Religions.
- Know the current and traditional values of Malaysian society.
- Establish the reasoning of moral issues.
- Accomplish moral conflicts.
- Practices good values as a student.
- Dedicated, committed, professional and ethical in carrying out duties and responsibilities(30%)
- Aware of the importance of maintaining and sustaining religious, social, cultural, economic and environmental stabilities.(40%)
- Good team work, both as a leader and as a team member(20%)
- Highly motivated and capable of continuous self-improvement and self-development.(10%)
- Mid Term Test(20%)
- Social Work/Case Study/Assignment(10%)
- Final Exam(50%)
|Teaching and Learning Activities:
||42 hours (lectures)
- Moral Education , Higher Education Series, Longman, Eow Boon Hin 2004 (TEXTBOOK)
- Abdul Rahman Md. Aroff (1999). Pendidikan Moral: Teori Etika danAmalan Moral. Serdang: Penerbit Universiti Putra Malaysia (TEXTBOOK)
- Ethics: theory and Contemporary Issues. California: Wadsworth Publishing Company, Mankinnon, B.2001.
- Akhlak Dalam Islam.Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Muhammad Uthman El Muhammady 1994.
- Ethics. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hill,Inc., Frankena, W.K. 1973.
- Prosiding Persidangan Kebangsaan Etika Gunaan dan Profesional. UKM, Bangi, Abdul Latif Samian, Khairul Anwar Mastor, Nasrudin Yunos dan Rozita Ibrahim (PYNT) 2002.
- Social Ethics: A student’s guide. Teichman , Jenny.1996
- What is the best life?An introduction to Ethics.Art, Brad.1993
- Environmental Ethics: An introduction to environmental philosophy.Des Jardins, Joseph r. 1993.
- Morality and the good life: An introduction to ethics through classical sources.Solomon, Robert C.Third edition.1999.
- Philosophical Ethics: An introduction to moral philosophy. Beauchamp, Tom L. Second edition 1991.
- Ethics, a contemporary introduction. Gensler, Harry J.1998
- Ethics: Discovering right and wrong. Louis P. Pojman. Forth edition.2002
- Ethics: Theory and contemporary issues. Third edition. Barbara Mac Kinnon.2001.
The importance of Moral Education ?To have high moral standards in Malaysian society through Rukun Negara, Vision 2020, Individual Role, Responsibility and Moral Agent.
The Basic Concept of Ethics and Types of Moral Values
Normative approach ?Distinguish between normative and descriptive ?Basic concept of values - Types of moral values (instrumental, intrinsic, subjectivism, objectivism , relativism, absolute).
Ethics Theories and their Criticizes
Theory of social morality, Theory of Personality, teleological ethics and deontological theory.
Moral Values in Religions
Forms and dimensions of situational ethics, ethical judgement and principle ethics such as ethical relativism and ethical reasoning.
Contents - Comprehend the needs of regulation; Form – issues or moral dilemma, moral principle; Dimension – rasional, autonomous, emotion.
Ways to solve conflict according to the constructive conflict resolution processes ?Values of analysis, hierarchy, compromise.
- Environmental pollution: water, sound, noise and air pollution, the causes and effects of global warming.
- Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide: types and categories.
- War - Justification of war.
- Terrorism - Meaning of Terrorism.
- Business Ethics - Bribes, corruption and misuse of power or status in all sectors.
- Sexuality – Free sex (cohabitation, gay marriage, homosexuality, pre marital sex etc).
- Discrimination - Gender, age, religion, race, disability and socio-economy.
- Borderless information - Ethics in IT and the rights of gaining information.
- Science and technology ?Genetics (human cloning), engineering etc.