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ERIC Number: EJ783779
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 23
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
Pedagogical "In Loco Parentis": Reflecting on Power and Parental Authority in the Writing Classroom
Podis, JoAnne; Podis, Leonard
College English, v70 n2 p121-143 Nov 2007
In higher education, issues of "in loco parentis" have been most often discussed in connection with campus administrative policies. College writing teachers need to reflect, however, on the ways they conceivably exercise parental authority in their own classrooms, through such models as the Stern Father and the Nurturing Mother. (Contains 26 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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