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Aretov, Nikolay – 2001
This paper discusses the concept of Bulgarian national mythology, a secondary mythology that emerged around the late 18th century based on the fundamental opposition Chaos-Cosmos, near-far, up-down, good-evil, God-Satan, and human-non-human. The new mythology redefined self-images and images of the Other, the main figures, and narratives about…
Descriptors: Bulgarian, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Greek
Hankins, Gretchen C. – 1971
This course will include the study of Greek mythology, philosophy, and drama and analyze their influence on modern man and his ideas. The course outline consists of: I. Performance Objectives; II. Range of Subject Matter; III. Course Content; IV. Teaching Strategies and Learning Activities; V. Student Resources -- a list of books relevant to Greek…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Classical Literature, Course Content, Curriculum
Hagler, Howard – 1974
This curriculum guide is divided into two parts, genre and language skills. Genre involves the specific explorations of the spoken and written word: drama, public speaking, non-fiction, the short story, the novel, and creative expression. Language skills directs itself to the mastery of the mechanics of English. For each course outline included in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, English Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Language Skills
Mayerson, Philip – 1973
A knowledge of the major myths and legends will be an invaluable asset to the student in acquiring a richer and deeper appreciation of his reading, be t in English or a foreign language. The teacher must treat the material systematically, starting with the creation of the primal power out of chaos and the struggles for power which ultimately lead…
Descriptors: Classical Literature, English Curriculum, English Education, English Instruction
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Sommer, Carol A.; Cox, Jane A. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2003
Reviews some uses of myths and stories in counselor education and supervision. Notes that collaborative supervision is especially relevant to the exploration of alternative views of supervisee growth that may be mirrored in myths and stories and in their multiple interpretations. The interpretation of the Greek myth of Psyche is examined as a…
Descriptors: Counselor Supervision, Counselor Training, Metaphors, Mythology
Head, J. G. – 1976
Students are graduating from the public school system with little, if any, mythological background. If we are to graduate educated and informed human beings, we must not persist in pursuing our traditional unorganized attempts at teaching mythology. The appreciation of contemporary allusions to mythologies is dependent on a systematized approach.…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Classical Literature, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives
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Allender, Dale – MultiCultural Review, 2002
The study of mythology that passes on stories is cultural reproduction. By focusing primarily on classical Greek and Roman mythology, teachers handicap students' ability to enter into dialogue about more diverse literature, thus limiting their ability to live more fully in today's diverse, multicultural world. A bibliographic case study of the…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Literature, Classical Literature, Cultural Awareness
SHRIVER, JOHN R. – 1966
BECAUSE A KNOWLEDGE OF CLASSICAL GREEK IS NECESSARY FOR UNDERSTANDING MODERN THOUGHT AND LITERATURE, IT SHOULD BE PART OF THE SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM. A PROBLEM IS GETTING TEACHERS OF GREEK, AND PROBABLY MOST OF THE TEACHING SHOULD BE DONE BY COLLEGE PROFESSORS WHO TEACH THE HIGHLY MOTIVATED STUDENTS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL. AN ELEMENTARY COURSE…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Greek, Greek Civilization
Sandoz, Jeff – 2002
This paper highlights the use of analogies and metaphors in counseling sessions with a focus on the college freshman experience as a living, contemporary example of how clients may experience mythic themes in their lives. Drawing from the ideas of Joseph Campbell, characters found in classical Greek mythology, as well as contemporary myths as…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Higher Education
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Stark, Meri-Lyn – Science and Children, 2005
Understanding the Sun has challenged people since ancient times. Mythology from the Greek, Inuit, and Inca cultures attempted to explain the daily appearance and nightly disappearance of the Sun by relating it to a chariot being chased across the sky. While people no longer believe the Sun is a chariot racing across the sky, teachers are still…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Activities, Astronomy, Space Sciences
Institute for Services to Education, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1971
One of a series of volumes containing units on specific themes designed for use in college freshman English courses, this particular volume considers people and their responsibilities, through the use of recordings, cartoons, satire, modern and ancient drama, modern fiction, and contemporary essays. The sequence is divided into four sections.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, English Instruction
KITZHABER, ALBERT – 1965
PRESENTED HERE WAS A STUDY GUIDE FOR STUDENT USE IN A SEVENTH-GRADE LITERATURE CURRICULUM. INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL WAS PRESENTED ON GREEK MYTHS, NORSE MYTHOLOGY, AND AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHOLOGY. STUDY QUESTIONS, SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES, AND A REFERENCE BOOK OF MYTHS WERE PRESENTED. AN ACCOMPANYING GUIDE WAS PREPARED FOR TEACHERS (ED 010 140). (WN)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, English Curriculum, Grade 7, Literature
Gray, Patricia S. – 1987
Recent research suggests that information must be made meaningful to students before they will comprehend and remember it. However, because so much curriculum is learned in isolation, many students miss the connections between such disciplines as literature and history. One solution is to connect the teaching of history and literature to a focal…
Descriptors: Drama, English Instruction, Experiential Learning, Greek Literature
Grimes, M. Katherine – 1998
In John Ehle's "The Winter People," the goddess Persephone is with Hades, and winter is upon the Appalachians in full force. Ehle's novel begins as Wayland Jackson and his daughter, Paula, arrive at the home of Collie Wright and her baby, Jonathan. The Jacksons' truck has broken down on their way from Pennsylvania to Tennessee following…
Descriptors: Characterization, Cultural Context, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation
Thompson, Patricia J. – 2000
This paper offers a new consideration of the "body domestic" and the "body politic" in educational issues. It proposes that these entities be developed as complementary, rather than oppositional, theoretical categories to explain the historical development of, and contemporary issues in, family and consumer sciences (home…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Higher Education
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