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Character education

This is a guide for those interested in character education, including moral education, empathy, compassion, and caring--both research and practice.

Background information

Cover image of the 2nd ed. for Handbook of moral and character education
Second edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC268 .H264 2014
"Now in its second edition, this book includes the latest applications of developmental and cognitive psychology to moral and character education from preschool to college settings, and much more."
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1072 .H36 2012 V.1
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC71 .H364 2009
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2010.
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Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC268 .M667 2008 V.1
"This work delves into the topic of moral education in America's K-12 schools. Following an introductory historical chapter, it analyzes salient topics and notable leaders in the field of moral education. It treats the issues thoroughly and fairly, providing a heightened understanding of both the major and minor themes in moral education. Subjects covered include: accelerated Christian education, benevolence, bullying, caring, character development, cheating, civic education, commitment, counseling, democratic schools, discipline, drug and alcohol education, empathy, faith, friendship, hidden curriculum, honesty, justice, moral agency, peer influence, positive psychology, respect, responsibility, self-esteem, social development, sports, violence, and virtue ethics."

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC268 .S58 2019
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC268 .B1168 2017
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC311 .L479 2017
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC210 .R85 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC268 .K75 2015
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC196 .K64 2015


London, Pemberton Pub. Co.
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Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
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Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
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Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
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Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
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"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related databases

"The ATLA Religion Database is a comprehensive database designed to support religious and theological scholarship in graduate education and faculty research."
[San Diego, etc., Sociological Abstracts, inc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HM1 .S67 V.52:NO.6 2004
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.