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Teaching controversial issues : the case for critical thinking and moral commitment in the classroom

Author
Noddings, Nel, author.
Title
Teaching controversial issues : the case for critical thinking and moral commitment in the classroom / Nel Noddings, Laurie Brooks.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Teachers College Press, [2017]
Description
ix, 181 pages ; 24 cm
Other contributors
Brooks, Laurie, author.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sources of morality -- Authority -- Critical thinking -- Religion -- Race -- Gender and public life -- Entertainment, sports, and media -- Capitalism and socialism -- Money, class, and poverty -- Equality, justice, and freedom -- Patriotism -- Moral commitment.
Summary
In this book, eminent educational philosopher Nel Noddings and daughter Laurie Brooks explain how teachers can foster critical thinking through the exploraton of controversial issues. They offer specific, concrete strategies for addressing a variety of issues related to authority, religion, gender, race, media, sports, entertainment, class and poverty, capitalism and socialism, and equality and justice. The emphasis is on the use of critical thinking to understand and collaborate, not simply to win arguments. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Critical thinking--Study and teaching.
Moral education.
ISBN
9780807757802 paperback acid-free paper
0807757802 paperback acid-free paper
9780807757819 hardcover acid-free paper
0807757810 hardcover acid-free paper
9780807774885 electronic book
0807757802
0807757810
080777488X

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
LB1590.3 .N64 2017
Location
Stacks
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
LB1590.3 .N64 2017
Location
Stacks
Floor
2nd Floor
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