Osguthorpe, RIchard D., "On the Possible Forms a Relationship Might Take between the Moral Character of a Teacher and the Moral Development of a Student," Teachers College Record, 111(January, 2009), 1-26.


Analyzes this relationship into three logical forms and elaborates on each and their applications; concludes that none of the three is definitive with respect to whether any such relationships actually exist; the three forms are "direct," "indirect with intervening variables," and "no relationship exists."

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Character Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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