The Effects of Values Clarification and Moral Development Curricula on School-Age Subjects: A Critical Review of Recent Research

@article{Lockwood1978TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Values Clarification and Moral Development Curricula on School-Age Subjects: A Critical Review of Recent Research},
  author={Alan L. Lockwood},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={1978},
  volume={48},
  pages={325 - 364}
}
  • A. Lockwood
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Psychology
  • Review of Educational Research
Currently, the two most widely discussed approaches to values education are the Values Clarification approach, originally espoused by Raths, Harmin, and Simon (1966), and the Moral Development approach, derived from the work of Kohlberg (Kohlberg & Turiel, 1971). Most debate and discussion about these approaches have been at a theoretical or conceptual level; relatively little discussion has dealt with the demonstrated effects of these approaches on students. A major reason for this is that… 

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