Threshold concepts, Ethical inquiry
I regularly teach Phil 112: Introduction to Moral Issues. This is a 100-level, 3 credit hour course that is intended to introduce students to philosophy in general and the study of ethics in particular. One of the most significant goals I have for the course is getting students to understand how to engage in ethical inquiry. I don’t want them to learn just the content of ethical theories that other people have previously developed; I want them to develop the skills that will permit them to engage in ethical inquiry themselves. The most significant threshold concepts covered in this class are those associated with the skill of inquiring.
Saint, Michelle, "Assessment Project Write-Up: Phil 112, Ethical Question Activity" (2013). Backward by Design Mini-Studies. 17.