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ERIC Number: EJ837993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar-13
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Helping Students Find a Sense of Purpose
Tully, Susan
Chronicle of Higher Education, v55 n27 pB14 Mar 2009
William Damon, a professor of education at Stanford University, has long advocated "character education" as a key component of school reform. The author of several books on the subject, his latest is "The Path to Purpose: Helping Our Children Find Their Calling in Life". In this article, the author presents an interview with Damon. He discusses the role of schools in moral development and how they can encourage students to define their goals and aspirations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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