ERIC Number: ED132678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Values Education. ERS Information Aid.
Porwell, Paul J.
This publication is designed to summarize relevant information on the schools' role in the teaching of values. A brief background on the current status of values teaching is provided and two values education approaches that frequently have appeared in recent educational literature--values clarification and cognitive development--are described. Methods of initiating values programs are discussed and examples furnished of how schools are using different values programs in their curricula. The booklet also contains a working bibliography on values education, focusing on values clarification and cognitive development. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Humanistic Education, Moral Development, Teaching Methods, Values, Values Clarification
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.