ERIC Number: EJ590430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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What Is a Hero? An Exploratory Study of Students' Conceptions of Heroes.
White, Steven H.; O'Brien, Joseph E.
Journal of Moral Education, v28 n1 p81-95 Mar 1999
Examines responses of K-12 students about their conception of heroes. Shows that all students employ an operational definition of hero, and tend to name someone whom they personally know. Identifies an increasing concentration on sustained behavior over a period of time for choosing a hero as students become older. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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