Educating Moral People: A Caring Alternative to Character Education / Edition 1

Educating Moral People: A Caring Alternative to Character Education / Edition 1

by Nel Noddings
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080774168X

ISBN-13: 9780807741689

Pub. Date: 01/11/2002

Publisher: Teachers College Press

In this collection of essential essays, Nel Noddings examines alternatives to prevailing models of character education -- a sympatheti 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

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In this collection of essential essays, Nel Noddings examines alternatives to prevailing models of character education -- a sympatheti 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807741689
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
01/11/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
1Care Ethics and Character Education1
Part IMoral Education from the Care Perspective
2Care and Moral Education13
3Learning to Care and to Be Cared For25
4Care and Critical Thinking39
5The Care Tradition: Past, Present, Future51
Part IIPhilosophical and Historical Issues
6Character Education and Community61
7Thoughts on Dewey's "Ethical Principles Underlying Education"73
8Two Concepts of Caring85
Part IIICurriculum and Moral Education
9A Morally Defensible Mission for Schools in the 21st Century93
10Educating Moral People102
11Conversation as Moral Education118
12Stories and Conversation in Schools131
13Looking Back, Looking Ahead148
References155
Index165
About the Author171

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