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The Moral Dimensions of Teaching

John I. Goodlad (Editor), Roger Soder (Editor), Kenneth A. Sirotnik (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-55542-637-8
368 pages
November 1993, Jossey-Bass
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"[The authors] artfully piece together important essays in educational policy and philosophy. . . . The book deals in detail with such issues as teacher professionalization, moral responsibility of public schools, accountability, and ethical codes of practice. Must reading for teachers, administrators, and professors in schools and departments of education."
—Choice
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Table of Contents

ON THE NATURE AND COMMITMENTS OF TEACHING AS PROFESSION.

The Occupation of Teaching in Schools (John I. Goodlad).

The Rhetoric of Teacher Professionalization (Roger Soder).

The Limits of Teacher Professionalization (Barry L. Bull).

Some Moral Considerations on Teaching as a Profession (Gary D. Fenstermacher).

THE MORAL MISSION OF EDUCATION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE TEACHING PROFESSION.

The Moral Responsibility of Public Schools (Walter Feinberg).

The Legal and Moral Responsibility of Teachers (Kenneth A. Strike).

Accountability, Trust, and Ethical Codes of Practice (Hugh Sockett).

The Teacher and the Taught: Moral Transaction in the Classroom (Christopher M. Clark).

The School as a Moral Learning Community (Bruce R. Thomas).

Society, Schooling, Teaching, and Preparing to Teach (Kenneth A. Sirotnik).

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Author Information

JOHN I. GOODLAD is the co-director of the Center for Educational Renewal at the University of Washington, Seattle, and president of the indepAndent Institute for Educational Inquiry.
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Reviews

"[The authors] artfully piece together important essays in educational policy and philosophy.... The book deals in detail with such issues as teacher professionalization, moral responsibility of public schools, accountability, and ethical codes of practice. Must reading for teachers, administrators, and professors in schools and departments of education." (Choice)
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