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Happiness and education [electronic resource] /Nel Noddings.

By: Noddings, Nel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (vii, 308 p.).ISBN: 9780511499920 (electronic bk.); 0511499922 (electronic bk.); 051106389X (electronic bk.); 9780511063893 (electronic bk.); 0511179529 (electronic bk.); 9780511179525 (electronic bk.); 051107235X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511072352 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Education -- Aims and objectives | Happiness | Moral education | EDUCATION -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | �Education -- Finalit�es | Bonheur | �Education morale | Opvoeding | Doelstellingen | Geluk | Education -- Aims and objectives | Happiness | Moral educationGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 370/.1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part 1: Happiness as an aim of life and education -- Happiness -- Suffering and unhappiness -- Needs and wants -- The aims of education -- Part 2: Educating for a personal life -- Making a home -- Places and nature -- Parenting -- Character and spirituality -- Interpersonal growth -- Part 3: Educating for public life -- Preparing for work -- Community, democracy, and service -- Happiness in schools and classrooms.
Summary: How can we take happiness seriously as an aim of education? Noddings discusses the contributions of making a home, parenting, cherishing a place, the development of character, interpersonal growth, finding work that one loves, and participating in a democratic way of life. She explores ways to make schools happy places.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-302) and index.

Part 1: Happiness as an aim of life and education -- Happiness -- Suffering and unhappiness -- Needs and wants -- The aims of education -- Part 2: Educating for a personal life -- Making a home -- Places and nature -- Parenting -- Character and spirituality -- Interpersonal growth -- Part 3: Educating for public life -- Preparing for work -- Community, democracy, and service -- Happiness in schools and classrooms.

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How can we take happiness seriously as an aim of education? Noddings discusses the contributions of making a home, parenting, cherishing a place, the development of character, interpersonal growth, finding work that one loves, and participating in a democratic way of life. She explores ways to make schools happy places.

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