Below are your Module 5 Part 1 discussion questions. You only have to answer ONE of the questions, but please remember to respond to the correct question. Make sure that you cite the textbook.
If the first letter of your last name begins with:
A-I — Always answer question 1.
J-R — Always answer question 2.
S-Z– Always answer question 3.
1. List and define the three components of moral development according to the textbook. Explain what is meant by the fourth dimension of moral development, and describe the components of this fourth dimension. Which one(s) do you rely on for your moral decisions/actions? Why?
2. Compare and contrast the three main ways in which schools teach moral development according to your textbook. Were any of these strategies present in your school? If yes, which one (or two, or all of them)? Do you consider that way as effective? Why?
3. List and describe the three parental discipline techniques that developmentalists have shown to be associated with moral development. Have you experienced either of these from your own parents? Briefly discuss.
Bonus Question (you can answer this one if you do not want to answer one of your assigned questions from above.)
Define prosocial behaviors and discuss the gender differences in prosocial behavior found by recent research (make sure you use scholarly articles and cite them). What is the contemporary perspective of moral development in adolescents?