ERIC Number: ED429860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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An Integrated Approach to Character Education.
Rusnak, Timothy, Ed.
An effective, action-oriented way of addressing students' values and character growth is emphasized in this collection of articles. The book teaches the principles that form the integrated approach to character education. Three vital aspects of teaching and learning are discussed. An introduction by the editor is entitled: "The Six Principles of Integrated Character Education." Articles in the book are organized around the six principles. Chapter titles are: (1) "Integrating Character in the Life of the School" (Timothy Rusnak); (2) "Making Characters Work" (William J. Switala); (3) "Character, Curriculum, and Action Education" (Thomas Farrelly); (4) "Learning beyond the Classroom" (James Antis); (5) "Building a Positive Classroom Environment" (Mark John Tierno); (6) "More Than a Good Lesson Plan" (Kenneth Barbour); (7) "Leadership, Character Growth, and Authenticity" (James E. Henderson); (8) "Making Leadership Count" (Robert D. Myers); (9) "Constructing Learning and Character" (Frank M. Ribich); (10) "Fostering Character Growth" (Judy Heasley); (11) "Community, Character, and Schooling" (V. Robert Agostino); and (12) "Partnering with the Community" (Donna K. Milanovich). The epilogue is entitled "Getting Started" (Paul F. Black). A list of resource organizations and programs concludes the book. (BT)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, School Culture, Social Studies, Student Development, Student Needs, Values Education
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