Practical Possibilities in American Moral Education

Journal of Moral Education 4 (1):53-59 (1974)
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Abstract: The authors analyse and compare two of the major moral education programmes in the United States, namely, Character Education Curriculum and the Values Clarification Programme. The latter is seen to be more egalitarian and to stress the development of autonomy and choice in the child. The former tends to follow the ?bag of virtues? approach to moral education and is more directly instructional in its methods. The strengths and weaknesses of these two programmes are compared and it is concluded that both are significant steps towards an effective approach to moral education
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John Wilson (1970). Moral Thinking: A Guide for Students. London,Heinemann Educational [for the] Farmington Trust.
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