Introduction to Ethics reviews
By far the best course. Very thought provoking material.
The questions can be very confusing, I don't think the course dived deep into the subjects. Some of the questions seem like they are trying to throw you off; very vague. Not a lot of questions, so every answer counts. Finished the course fairly quickly due to the lack of material.
Very well formatted and precise.
Hard, but knowledgeable!
Sophia learning is great but the subject is so boring. It took me forever to finish not because of Sophia but because i don’t like the subject in general
Course was harder than I thought but I passed. Lots of reading. My advice is to not overthink answers in these milestones. Often times I was right in my original thinking and then overthink the question and turn out to be wrong on the revised answer. Just a suggestion.
Really liked Glenn. Did a good job at explaining subjects.
Very tricky and difficult. I however learned a lot of interesting content. Great course.
Great Learning, but I recommend not guessing at some answers. Read things twice if not three times carefully, go through the videos and take notes and take breaks in between. Thank you Sophia Team for your help...
Sophia means wisdom and this has given me a lot!!!
Great course! A lot of it was a refresher if you were good in High school with it!
Not my favorite course but it was bearable. It wasn't too terribly long and I finished it in just a few days. It wasn't as bad as some reviews I had read.
This was a very enjoyable class, However, the presentation was poor. It was deficient in clarity. The presenter was in a rush to run over to the content with no real teaching.
You get a tremendous amount of information in a user friendly forum.
Tough yet interesting class.
This course was not easy but if you like a challenge, then you will love it.
Based strongly in Philosophy more than Ethics. The questions were definitely confusing in this course.
I enjoyed the instructor Glenn Kuehn very much. However some of the topics he covered didn't address certain questions on the milestones. Besides that this course was great.
Tough course. I learned a lot!
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In this course, you’ll study ethical theories and how they apply to today’s moral issues. Access this course via laptop, tablet or phone and lean on Sophia’s tech support to get the help you need.
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Sophia's Introduction to Ethics course explores philosophical approaches to understanding morality and evaluating moral actions. In this course, you will learn about a variety of normative ethical theories, and apply these theories to real-world ethical issues. With an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of major approaches to ethics, you will build the critical thinking skills necessary to justify ethical positions.
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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 11 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and four Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify and articulate the goals of ethics as a discipline
- Analyze and evaluate philosophical arguments
- Define, describe, and apply key terminology in moral theory
- Articulate the essential features and commitments of major approaches to ethics
- Identify and articulate the strengths and weaknesses of major approaches to ethics
- Apply a variety of moral theories to evaluate real-life situations and actions
- Recognize the sources and effect of bias in ethical decision making
- Analyze ethical considerations for contemporary ethical issues
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