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ERIC Number: ED302896
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
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Moral Dimensions of Curriculum Choices.
MacMillan, C. J. B.
This paper argues that just as subject matter is inherently value-laden, educators should not feel trepidation about morally justifying their criteria for choosing curricula to be taught in the classroom. It recommends that true "moral" choices should be made on the bases of relevance to student experiences; moral propriety of subject matter proportional to community ideology; subject matter teachability; and educator recognition of the hidden curriculum and the values propagated therein. (JAM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, April 5-9, 1988).