Educating Moral People: A Caring Alternative to Character Education

ISBN: 9780807741689
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Edition: 60774th
Publication Date: 2002-01-01
Number of pages: 171
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In this collection of essential essays, Nel Noddings examines alternatives to prevailing models of character education—a sympathetic approach based on an ethic of care. Covering both stories in the classroom and controversial issues in education, Noddings describes the similarities and differences between character education and care ethics...examines how moral education might be infused throughout the curriculum...and calls for greater cooperation across fields and more attention to the practical problems of everyday teaching.

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