Ethical Question: Christopher Columbus

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Ethical Question It is very interesting how professionalism has been pictured in the arts of work in the history. Professional code of conduct has been a topic under question especially when it comes to the youths and the teen age. This topic circulates around questions on aspects including how teachers are trained, how history is presented, and how storybooks for both middle and high school are written. Teens of the school going age are usually very critical about the materials presented to them. Some despise a lot of would be knowledgeable materials based on how they are presented to them. For a teacher to develop a theory and feed it into the brains of students especially teens, they have to be very skilled and professional otherwise they…show more content…
From this description of Christopher Columbus, we can deduce that some exaggeration has been used and the character is given more credit than he requires. With a controversial legacy, Columbus story should not have been used to make him a hero. In fact, he even refused being credited with the claims of being the man who had discovered a new continent. All the claims had been forced to him, which shows how the society presents its history. It does exaggerate his encounters. Many people know him as a man who discovered America yet they do not even understand that there were Africans and other people living on that continent before Columbus set foot on it. His discovery was just but a coincidence. This creates an attitude to the readers about the…show more content…
It motivates them to leave behind a legendary history thus as a result be fruitful and meaningful to the society. This has been articulated with horrification. This is where a character identified as popular in their historical times has their story retold with more emphasis on how they added value to the current perception of the world. Christopher is a hero after having been found to be the first person to locateAmerica.Children are inclined to believe that he was a hero yet it is only that he was the only popular person publicized to have set foot on America at times when it was unheard of.
This system of heroification as used by Loewen shows the professionalism conveyed by teachers and hence their training. They are critical in the message they use to deliver concepts to the students and use all types of formulations to achieve it. One would despise the story claiming it is not very clear and true in history. The real intent however of this story is to create passion, inspire and motivate the learners in various subjects they encounter. This depicts the training teachers have had in driving their messages home. However still they are subject to scrutiny since the stories contain a lot of
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