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ERIC Number: EJ1044990
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: EISSN-1547-3201
Understanding Latter-Day Saints Education: Principles and Resources
Morgan, Barbara
Religious Education, v109 n5 p526-542 2014
Using historic documents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and resources of its leaders, the principles of LDS or Mormon education and its key characteristics are described. In particular, the following characteristics are discussed: (1) the critical role of the Spirit in both teaching and learning, (2) the worthiness, expertise, and role of the teacher, (3) the correct standard of realistic and high expectations of the students, (4) the essential role and correct emphasis on pure doctrine and principles, (5) the importance of effective pedagogy, and (6) the role of agency in learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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