Education for Values: Morals, Ethics and Citizenship in Contemporary Teaching [NOOK Book]

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Values in education - how they are taught, the ethics of teaching itself, plus their role in the education of educators - is an area of lively and passionate debate. This book provides an essential resource of ideas, issues and current practice for all those with an interest in this area of education.
Presenting a range of critical writing, this book deals with issues relating to education in values; approaches to teaching values; teacher education and values; research for ...
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Education for Values: Morals, Ethics and Citizenship in Contemporary Teaching

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Overview

Values in education - how they are taught, the ethics of teaching itself, plus their role in the education of educators - is an area of lively and passionate debate. This book provides an essential resource of ideas, issues and current practice for all those with an interest in this area of education.
Presenting a range of critical writing, this book deals with issues relating to education in values; approaches to teaching values; teacher education and values; research for education in values; and international comparative studies. Highly regarded when it was first published in hardback in 2000, the book now appears in paperback for the first time with a new introduction, which updates the main ideas and themes of the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135724580
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/16/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 773 KB

Table of Contents

The Contributors and Editors
Introduction 1
1 Morals, Ethics and Citizenship in Contemporary Teaching 6
2 What Scope Is There for Teaching Moral Reasoning? 27
3 Three Approaches to Moral Education 38
4 Philosophy for Children: How Philosophical Enquiry Can Foster Values Education in Schools 50
5 Sharing Values with a Selfish Gene 67
6 Legitimating the Moral Curriculum 79
7 The Contribution of Special Education to Our Understanding of Values, Schooling and the Curriculum 96
8 Citizenship Studies, Community Service Learning and Higher Education 109
9 The Moralization of Teaching: A Relational Approach as an Ethical Framework in the Professional Preparation and Formation of Teachers 127
10 A Code of the Ethical Principles Underlying Teaching as a Professional Activity 147
11 The TTA Consultation Documents on ITT: What, No Values? 158
12 Communities in Search of Values: Articulating Shared Principles in Initial Teacher Education 186
13 Valued Educational Research: Reconceptualizations of the Curriculum 203
14 Education for Integrity: Values, Educational Research and the Use of the Life History Method 218
15 Representation in Research: Whose Values Are We Representing? 230
16 Ethics (Re)placed: Considerations for Educating Citizens in Post-Apartheid South Africa 249
17 Researching Values in Cross-cultural Contexts 257
18 Can Those Children Become 'Good Cats'? Dilemmas in Curriculum Reform in the Schools of Beijing, China 273
19 Valuing Studies of Society and Environment 285
20 In Search of a Vision of the Good: Values Education and the Postmodern Condition 300
21 In Search of Common Values: Ethnic Schema, Ethnic Conflict and National Reconciliation in Fiji 311
22 A Canadian Experience: Transcending Pluralism 323
Index 336
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