Title

Noddings, Nel, "The Aims of Education," pp. 74-93 in her Happiness and Education. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Authors

Nel Noddings

Annotation

Demonstrates why aims-talk needs to be recovered in educational policy and practice in view of current aims focused narrowly on standard achievement for all children; discusses happiness as a possible aim of education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives

 

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