Rodney McKean

Articles by this Author

  1. Research on Teaching for Christian Education

    Winter 1989 — Pages 11-20

    A current trend in Christian education indicates an emphasis on "good curriculum" rather than on "good teaching." Why has this shift occurred? This article explores common assumptions about good teaching and how these assumptions affect the field of Christian education.

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  2. The State of Christian Education

    Winter 1988 — Pages 25-32

    This article begins a process of examining and evaluating Christian education in light of the statement, "Christian education is neither." The author studies some frequent misuses of the words Christian and education, suggests some proper definitions, and proposes several actions necessary for an educational ministry to be considered true Christian education.

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  3. Six Models of Teaching for Moral Development

    Spring 1983 — Pages 14-29

    In this article the authors present six models of teaching values development. Three methods of classifying the models are presented, including content-oriented or structure-oriented, pre-Kohlberg or post-Kohlberg, and acquisitional or developmental. Each of the six models is described in terms of teaching procedures, assumptions about learning, the nature of values, moral development, and educational objectives. Finally, the authors present six criteria for teachers to use in evaluating the models.

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