ERIC Number: EJ525353
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Ethics of Talk: Classroom Conversation and Democratic Politics.
Grant, Ruth W.
Teachers College Record, v97 n3 p470-82 Spr 1996
This article explores the issue of ethical impact of conversation in the classroom, arguing that the experience of critical inquiry conducted through classroom dialog can cultivate precisely those ethical characteristics required of participants in the public life of a deliberative democracy. (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, College Students, Critical Thinking, Democracy, Democratic Values, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Higher Education, Inquiry, Moral Development, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A