Morality - Matthew Lombard

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Morality
By Lisa Connors
What is Morality?
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Webster’s defines Morality “a moral
discourse, statement or lesson;
conformity to ideals of right human
conduct”
Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral
Development
Three levels: pre-conventional,
conventional and post-conventional
 Each level is divided in to 2 stages
Kohlberg's Theory of Moral
Development
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Do Children Need Religion do Develop
Morality?
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Foundation of Morality
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Moral Decline in Today's Children?
Early Moral Development in Children’s TV:
Sesame Street
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Communication between Bert and
Ernie
Environment with Grover and
Cameron Diaz
Littering
Early Moral Development in Children’s
Toys
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Caring Corners' Mrs. Goodbee
Dollhouse
The Good Guys vs. The Bad Guys
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Good vs. Evil
Children’s Media Required a Moral
Lesson?
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Animaniacs "Wheel of Morality“
Final Questions
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Should children’s media be required
to have a “moral to the story”?
Where did you learn your moral
values? Religion? Parents?
Television? Other media?
Did witnessing bad behavior as a
child through media make you have
bad moral judgment?