ERIC Number: EJ615737
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Educating Adults for Empathy: Implications of Cognitive Role-Taking and Identity Formation.
Everding, H. Edward; Huffaker, Lucinda A.
Religious Education, v93 n4 p413-430 Fall 1998
Discusses the cognitive developmental understanding of empathy as role-taking, focusing on four different perspectives. Considers a theory of cognitive role-taking and issues about transformation. Addresses empathy in relation to identity formation and its contribution to self-understanding. Offers implications for educating adults for empathy and concludes by discussing faith communities and empathy. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Teaching Adults."