ERIC Number: EJ1041244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
Conceptualizing the Linkages between Diversity Experiences and Moral Development
Engberg, Mark E.; Porter, Kamaria B.
Journal of College and Character, v14 n4 p289-299 Nov 2013
The purpose of this article is to advance an understanding of how diversity experiences can potentially foster moral development among college students. An overview of the research linking diversity experiences to moral development is discussed, followed by a presentation of a conceptual framework that demonstrates the nuances and challenges in optimizing the moral benefits derived from diversity encounters.
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, College Students, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Pluralism, Cognitive Development, Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Delivery Systems, Learning Processes, Identification (Psychology), College Role, Educational Environment
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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