Author of Happiness and Education to give lecture at UH Manoa on March 17

Event is part of UH Manoa College of Education's Daeufer Lecture Series

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Jennifer Parks,
College of Education
Posted: Feb 27, 2009

As part of the UH Manoa College of Education‘s 2009 Carl and Alice Daeufer Lecture Series, Nel Noddings, the author of Happiness and Education, will present a free public lecture from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, at the Art Auditorium.

Noddings, who is the Lee L. Jack Emeritus Professor of Education at Stanford University, is a past president of the National Academy of Education, the Philosophy of Education Society and the John Dewey Society. She is the author of 16 books and more than 200 articles and chapters on various topics, ranging from the ethics of care to mathematical problem-solving.

In addition to Happiness and Education, she has written Educating Citizens for Global Awareness, Critical Lessons: What Our Schools Should Teach, and When School Reform Goes Wrong.

In her March 17 lecture, Noddings will discuss "how we might teach if we were to take happiness seriously as an aim of education."

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Hawaii Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 67.