Title

Education and Indoctrination in the Social Sciences: Research-based Protocols for Best Practices of Teaching with Objectivity.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Winter 1-1-2018

Publication Title

National Social Science Journal

Volume

50

Issue

2

First page number:

36

Last page number:

41

Abstract

Does teaching necessarily imply the indoctrination of one’s students? To answer that conceptual question, it is important to know what is meant by “indoctrination.” This study defined indoctrination as it applied to the classroom, and demonstrated that teaching often involves indoctrination, either through the content of the lessons, hidden messages in textbooks (Sadker, 2017; Ferguson, Brown, & Torres, 2016), statements of the teacher (Journell, 2016), or the intent of the teacher (Håkansson, 2015). While indoctrination is often an unintended side-effect of teaching, (Nationally refereed with a 12-15% acceptance rate) (Online and Print).

Keywords

Education, Indoctrination, Social Studies

Language

eng


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