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Waters, Stewart; Russell, William B., III – Journal of Education, 2014
This study investigated the personal teaching efficacy and general teaching efficacy for character education of 130 preservice secondary teachers at a large university where there were no formal courses dedicated to character education, but the topic was included in some of the content coursework. The subjects were in one teacher education program…
Descriptors: Values Education, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Sommerfeld, Amanda K.; Bowen, Paul – Journal of Education, 2013
Bachelor's degree attainment has become essential for U.S. labor market participation. However, degree attainment is differentially accessible across racial and economic lines. One explanation of degree disparities is that urban students often lack the social and cultural capital needed to succeed in higher education institutions. This article…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Urban Youth, Success, College Readiness
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Lehr, Donna; Katzman, Lauren; Clinton, LeRoy; Sullivan, Eileen E. – Journal of Education, 2006
The need for developing a curriculum that imparts moral education to disabled students by tapping their inherent talent is discussed.
Descriptors: Values Education, Disabilities, Ethical Instruction, Social Values
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Sullivan, Eileen C. – Journal of Education, 2006
The significance of education in physical fitness and sporting on students character is discussed.
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Values Education, Physical Fitness, Physical Education
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Tate, Philip M. – Journal of Education, 2006
The role of teachers in the social, personal and moral development of students apart from education is discussed.
Descriptors: Moral Development, Values Education, Social Development, Personality Development
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Learner, Bernice – Journal of Education, 2006
The evolution of character education as part of curriculum over the centuries is discussed with focus on literature on psychological and ethical issues.
Descriptors: Values Education, Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Psychology
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Auciello, Joseph – Journal of Education, 2006
The impact of English teachers' personal behavior and English literary works on the moral education of students is discussed.
Descriptors: English Teachers, Ethical Instruction, Moral Values, Values Education
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Zook, Douglas – Journal of Education, 2006
The significance held in a cooperative approach to character education since ages and its ethical impact on students is discussed.
Descriptors: Values Education, Ethics, Instructional Effectiveness, Cooperative Planning
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Ellenwood, Stephan – Journal of Education, 2006
The contribution of various educators, including William Holmes McGuffey, in developing a character education-based curriculum in the United States is discussed. The role of teachers in moral education of students too is described.
Descriptors: Values Education, Ethical Instruction, Review (Reexamination), Curriculum Development
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Journal of Education, 2006
The trend in ethical teaching in public schools in the United States since the World War II is analyzed.
Descriptors: Ethics, Values Education, Ethical Instruction, Public Schools
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Healea, Christopher Daryl – Journal of Education, 2005
Character education in higher education is a challenging enterprise. There are concerns regarding academic freedom, debates about the role of the university, and criticisms of purported indoctrination. Character education initiatives in the past have often erred by neglecting what is known about individual human development, at one extreme, or by…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Personality, Campuses, Values Education
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McClay, Wilfred M. – Journal of Education, 2005
Americans are increasingly drawn to their own version of "muddling through," and are likely to view the process of reasoning from intellectual or moral principles with grave suspicion, if not outright hostility, as a form of undemocratic confinement. One sees this with especial clarity in today's institutions of higher education, in…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, School Culture, Higher Education, College Students
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Coats, Stephanie – Journal of Education, 2004
In this article, the author profiles KIPP Academy Lynn Charter School in Lynn, Massachusetts. The school's mission is to "create an environment where the students of Lynn will develop the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to maximize their potential in high school, college and the world beyond." KIPP…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Middle Schools, Educational Quality, Values Education
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Glenn, Charles L. – Journal of Education, 1998
Explores difficulties in the education of children that derive from the unwillingness of teachers to impose their values on students. "Real education" requires attention to shaping the whole person rather than merely conveying information and developing skills. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics
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Nastasi, Richard J. – Journal of Education, 1995
Explores the characters of several figures in two sport-related novels, "Bang the Drum Slowly" by Mark Harris and "Shoeless Joe" by W. P. Kinsella. The use of sports fiction to teach children about the human condition and qualities such as friendship and courage is advocated. (SLD)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Childrens Literature, Friendship
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