ERIC Number: EJ528551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Teaching Public Values: Three Instructional Approaches.
Stevens, Robert L.; Allen, Michael G.
Social Education, v60 n3 p155-58 Mar 1996
Recommends using literature, Supreme Court cases, and moral dilemmas in a debate format as means of instruction for character education. Includes a rationale and examples for each approach. Explains several guiding values (respect for persons, justice, telling the truth) and their relevance to character education. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Court Litigation, Debate Format, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Instructional Development, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Improvement, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature, Moral Development, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Social Studies, Social Values, Teaching Methods, Values Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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