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InfantChildClass 4.27 - Moral Development Troubling...

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Moral Development
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Troubling Questions The Columbine tragedy and incidents like it raise questions about why some adolescents become involved in antisocial and illegal behavior The starting point for finding answers is in understanding aspects of children’s thinking and behavior that contribute to morality
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Contributors to Current Understanding Jean  Piaget Jean  Piaget Lawrence  Kohlberg Lawrence  Kohlberg Reasoning abilities:
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Piaget’s Theory of Moral Judgment The Moral Judgment of the Child - a) b) How did he study moral judgment?
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Morality of Constraint
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The Transition Period From about age 7 or 8 to age 10 a) b)
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Autonomous Morality By about age 11 or 12, moral relativism emerges a) b) c)
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Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Judgment Proposed three levels of moral judgment: Preconventional: Conventional: Postconventional: Assessed moral judgment by presenting children with hypothetical moral dilemmas and then questioning them about the issues involved in their moral judgments
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course 331 464 taught by Professor Hsu during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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InfantChildClass 4.27 - Moral Development Troubling...

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