Values Education: Theory, Practice, Problems, Prospects

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John Meyer, Brian Burnham, John Cholvat
Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, 1975 - Education - 176 pages
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Values--those intangible guideposts--serve as standards and perceptual screens which assist us in selecting our priorities for reflection and action. Our quest is to clarify, compare, and form values expressed in defensible and consistent value judgements and actions.
 

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Excellent! Intelligent inquiry without dogmatic nonsense!
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Contents

VALUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ETC
1
SOME TECHNIQUES FOR INTERVIEWING YOUNG CHILDREN AND FOR ANALYZING THE RESULTS
25
A DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH TO CIVIC EDUCATION
41
AN OVERVIEW
51
MORAL EDUCATION AND THE NEED FOR TEACHER PREPARATION
65
RECENT RESEARCH IN VALUES EDUCATION
71
THE RELATIONSHIP OF MORAL EDUCATION TO THE BROADER FIELD OF VALUES EDUCATION
79
WHATS WRONG WITH CLOSING MINDS?
87
APPLIED RESEARCH IN VALUES EDUCATION
95
THE VALIDITY OF TESTS OF MORAL JUDGMENT
103
TOWARD A PHILOSOPHY OF VALUE EDUCATION
117
SOME THEORETICAL AND EDUCATIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF LEVELS OF SOCIAL PERSPECTIVE TAKING
127
THE LASSWELL VALUE FRAMEWORK
141
TRANSACTIONALDEVELOPMENTAL MORAL EDUCATION
149
HOW TO STUDY VALUE EDUCATION
165
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John R. Meyer is the Director of the Values Education Centre in Burlington, Ontario.

Brian Burnham is the Research Coordinator of the York County Board of Education in Aurora, Ontario.

John Cholvat is the Research Officer of the Halton Board of Education in Burlington, Ontario.

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