Moral education, a first generation of research and development
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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Moral education -- United States -- Curricula

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Ralph L. Mosher.
ContributionsMosher, Ralph L.
LC ClassificationsLC311 .M58
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 412 p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4104007M
ISBN 100030539617
LC Control Number80018607

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The first part focuses on interdisciplinary empirical research about the reasons why people act morally and the consequences for moral education. The primarily philosophical chapters of the second part address the question what it means to be a moral person and the implication of this elucidation for moral education.   This article summarizes developmental approaches to moral education beginning with the work of Piaget and Kohlberg. Current research on moral development is reviewed including attention to the Author: Larry Nucci. The chapters, by leading scholars in the field of moral development, introduce new generations of moral psychologists, philosophers, and educators to Kohlberg’s work, by addressing strengths and weaknesses and suggesting ways to move forward. A must read for anyone interested in moral education.”.   To do this, they must provide two kinds of moral education. The first is “moral formation” – cultivating in children the intentions, feelings and habits of moral subscription.

Big book media development to improve moral behavior in children aged years Abstract This study aims to develop a big book media to improve moral behavior in group B children aged years. Journal of Moral Education. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article Development of moral reasoning in situational and cultural contexts. Jesse Ho-Yin Lo, Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email.   Throughout the last generation of moral development theory and research, the family has not received adequate conceptual or empirical attention as a significant context for children's moral development. This editorial discusses some of the possible reasons for this neglect which is indicative of some of the biases that pervade the field. The aim of moral education cannot be anything other than the moral development of the child. Moral Science or Value Education has, so far, concentrated on teaching moral values instead of focusing upon the moral development of the child. What we need therefore is a paradigm shift in our understanding of what constitutes moral education and how.

Education for Moral Development With Larry Nucci Most of the applications of developmental research to moral education have roots in the work of Lawrence Kohlberg and his colleagues (Lapsley, chap. 2, this volume; Power, Higgins, & Kohlberg, a).   He concludes that the findings of research into attitude formation and change could provide teachers with those techniques to help their pupils become morally mature members of society. His book contains a valuable analysis of the development of ideas concerning moral growth, and is a bold contribution to the problems of moral education. experiences (Kang & Glassman, ). Moral education aims at promoting students’ moral development and character formation. The theoretical framework of moral education is supported by moral philosophy, moral psychology and moral educational practices (Han, ).   Among their conclusions are: formal education is correlated with moral judgment; there is evidence for Kohlberg's higher stages; moral education programs produce modest gains, and, there are no sex differences. The book is important for libraries wishing a complete collection on moral development. Choice.