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Handbook of Moral and Character Education

Edited by: Larry Nucci , Darcia Narvaez , Tobias Krettenauer

Print publication date:  March  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415532334
eBook ISBN: 9780203114896
Adobe ISBN: 9781136293122

10.4324/9780203114896
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There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the怀support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and methods. The purpose of this handbook is to supplant the prevalent ideological rhetoric of the field with a comprehensive, research-oriented volume that both describes the extensive changes that have occurred over the last fifteen years and points forward to the future. Now in its second edition, this book includes the latest applications of developmental and cognitive psychology to moral and character education from preschool to college settings, and much more.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction and Overview Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Philosophical Moorings Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Traditional Chinese Philosophies and their Perspectives on Moral Education Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Traditional Approaches to Character Education in Britain and America Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Lawrence Kohlberg's Revolutionary Ideas Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Moral Self-Identity as the Aim of Education Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Teaching Ethically as a Moral Condition of Professionalism Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Social Cognitive Domain Theory and Moral Education Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Developing Ethical Expertise and Moral Personalities Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Developmental Discipline and Moral Education Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Constructivist Approaches to Moral Education in Early Childhood Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Toward a Theory of the Just Community Approach Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Contemplative Education Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Research-Based Fundamentals of the Effective Promotion of Character Development in Schools Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Pedagogy for the Whole Child Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The Complementary Perspectives of Social and Emotional Learning, Moral Education, and Character Education Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Smart & Good Schools Download PDF
Chapter  18:  An Application of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Dilemma Discussion to the Japanese Classroom and its Effect on Moral Development of Japanese Students Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Moral and Character Education in Korea Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Citizenship Education in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Fostering the Moral and Civic Development of College Students Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Citizenship and Democracy Education in a Diverse Europe Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Democratic Moral Education in China Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Positive Youth Development in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Community Contribution to Moral and Character Development Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Moral and Civic Effects of Learning to Serve Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Education for Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Moral and Character Education Through Sports Download PDF
Chapter  29:  A Theoretical and Evidence-Based Approach for Designing Professional Ethics Education Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
Name_Index Download PDF

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