Search results for: Osguthorpe Richard D.
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Modeling as Moral Education: Documenting, Analyzing, and Addressing a Central Belief of Preservice Teachers
This study aims to describe the beliefs of preservice teachers regarding the moral work of teaching. The results reveal that the vast majority of participants expressed the belief that we can indeed teach children to be good. Furthermore, modeling as means of moral education is found to be a dominant theme in the data. Among the discussions of modeling, several sub-themes about the nature of modeling and its role in teaching are reported.
Updated: Feb. 25, 2015
The current article presents a case for attending to preservice teachers’ beliefs that are relevant to the moral work of teaching within teacher education research and practice. The authors demonstrate how attending to preservice teacher beliefs is particularly critical for the task of preparing candidates for the moral work of teaching.
Updated: Dec. 21, 2011
This article is primarily concerned with the “practical conclusions” of attending to dispositions in teacher preparation. It makes a case for teachers with moral disposition, for several reasons. They are changers to the methods they employ; they are the most important point of the disposition debate that is grounded in avoiding poor moral character.
Updated: Oct. 23, 2008