The College Influence on Student Character: An Exploratory Study in Selected Colleges and Universities Made for the Committee for the Study of Character Development in Education

By Edward D. Eddy Jr.; Mary Louise Parkhurst et al. | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
FOREWORDv
PREFACEix
1. CHARACTER IN THE COLLEGES1
The Aim of the Study · A Working Definition of Char- acter · The Assumptions of the Study · The Method of the Study · Reactions to and from the Visits · Some Words of Caution · The Organization of the Report
2. THE LEVEL OF EXPECTANCY9
The Outer Limits · The Encouragement of Excellence · Establishing and Maintaining the Level
3. THE CONCEPT OF TEACHING40
Commitment and Objectivity · Devotion to the Subject · Setting an Example for Students · Attempts at Training and Evaluation · Excellence in Teaching
4. THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CURRICULUM55
The Essential of Student Interest · Relating the Subject to the Student · Explorations in Depth and Attempts at Synthesis · Tradition and the Structure · Relating Cam- pus Activities to the Curriculum · Direct Contact with the Faculty · Curriculum and Character Influences
5. THE DEGREE OF STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY78
The Principle of Participation · Responsibility in the Classroom · The Honor System in Action · Criticisms of the Method · Acceptance of Responsibility · The Potential Benefits

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