Lockwood, Alan L., The Case for Character Education: A Developmental Approach. New York: Teachers College Press, 2009.


Critiques various forms of contemporary character education programs being used in schools and responds systematically to these criticisms; formulates a theory of developmental character education that overcomes these criticisms; gives practical examples of content and instructional practices for implementing this new theory.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Character Education, Values in the Classroom, Content Selection and Organization


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