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Character education : controversy and consensus

Author: Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©1997.
Series: Controversial issues in education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is there a difference between character education and indoctrination? Are we expecting our teachers to teach morals? How can educators deal with the overlapping ideologies of character education, religion, and ethics? Lockwood has assembled a group of experts - who come from research as well as practice - to answer these and other questions. In this series of conversations, they shed welcome light on the complicated  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lockwood, Anne Turnbaugh.
Character education.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)606955782
Online version:
Lockwood, Anne Turnbaugh.
Character education.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)610015091
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood
ISBN: 0803966164 9780803966161 0803965842 9780803965843
OCLC Number: 36847684
Description: viii, 71 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : why character education? --
Character education and the hard business of schooling, Kevin Ryan --
The current condition of character education, James S. Leming --
Character education and its prospects for success, James R. Rest --
Character education in the classroom, Phyllis Smith-Hansen --
A grassroots character education program, Deborah Linden --
Schoolwide character education, James Antis.
Series Title: Controversial issues in education.
Responsibility: Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood.
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Based on interviews with six people from research and practice, and all authorities in the field of character education and moral development, this book will be a guide to decision making as schools  Read more...

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