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Griffin, Marlynn M.; Zinskie, Cordelia – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The study presents survey results from 515 preservice teachers at a regional United States institution on their social media use, specifically, their self-reported personal image conveyed on their social media sites, likelihood of posting problematic content on their social media sites, and preference for various others viewing their social media…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Media, Self Concept, Computer Use
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Daniels, Elizabeth A.; Sherman, Aurora M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Using an experimental methodology, the present study investigated adolescents' attitudes toward media images of women in non-appearance-focused (CEO and military pilot) and appearance-focused occupations (model and actor). One hundred adolescent girls and 76 adolescent boys provided ratings of likability, competence, and similarity to self after…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Adolescents, Females, Employed Women
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Frelin, Anneli; Grannäs, Jan – Journal of Pedagogy, 2013
Drawing on the distinction between absent and present presences, this article contributes to our understanding of how new managerial and performative discourses are played out in a secondary school context in Sweden. The consequences of numerous educational reforms during the last 20 years include a surge of new independent schools and increased…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Educational Change, Case Studies
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Wooten, Marian H.; Munoz, Walter; Fiorentino, Leah Holland; Beene, Comfort – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
Mass media influences one's body esteem, and images seen in the media may lead to unhealthy behaviors to achieve an ideal body. Body esteem may be shaped by one's ethnicity, gender, and age, as well. Media image and body satisfaction have been investigated in the context of ethnicity, as illustrated by studies comparing Caucasian and African…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Human Body, Self Concept, Recreational Facilities
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Kater, Kathy J.; Rohwer, John; Londre, Karen – Journal of School Health, 2002
Examined whether the 11-lesson "Healthy Body Image: Teaching Kids to Eat and Love Their Bodies Too!" curriculum would have a positive effect on upper elementary students. Pretest- posttest measures indicated that, compared to control children, children who completed the curriculum showed significant or notable improvement regarding body image,…
Descriptors: Body Image, Comprehensive School Health Education, Eating Habits, Elementary Education
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Mercado, Antonieta – Communication Teacher, 2019
This activity highlights the concept of cultural hegemony, illustrating it by a reflection on the images of success and successful people portrayed in the media. The purpose of the exercise is to introduce students to this concept, and for them to examine how hegemonic views of others and the self affect the way they conceptualize success and…
Descriptors: Success, Mass Media Effects, Cultural Influences, Gender Differences
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Khalaf Alghamdi, Amani – Teacher Development, 2021
This inaugural Saudi Arabian-based (SA) study explored how social media images and cartoons can influence the professional identity of pre-service teachers (PSTs) measured by their reflections on self-selected images of teachers and teaching in Saudi media. PSTs (n = 30) were enrolled in a teacher education program in a faculty of education in a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Graduate Students, Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gray, Tonia; Norton, Christine; Breault-Hood, Joelle; Christie, Beth; Taylor, Nicole – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2018
Two social media posts (Highland, 2015; Johnson, 2015) about the authenticity of women's experiences in the outdoors fueled an intense dialogue among the authors of this paper. These posts sparked healthy debate, and we asked ourselves, "Why does our apparel, our aesthetic appeal, our physicality, or even our motivation become subject to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Females, Self Concept, Commercialization
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Ladson, Melvin – American Annals of the Deaf, 1972
Discussed is the responsibility of instructional media in developing the self image of deaf black children. (GW)
Descriptors: Black Youth, Deafness, Educational Media, Exceptional Child Education
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Kim, Hwewon; Han, Tae-Im – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
This study examined weight concerns and body dissatisfaction among female kindergarteners and assessed their relationships to body mass index (BMI) and parental, peer, and media influences. A total of 90 girls in South Korea were recruited and two-step cluster analysis was used to examine body image concerns and their association with diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Kindergarten, Females
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Legrand, Fabien; Silete, Gwendoline; Schiffler, Frederic – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Objective: To examine the moderating effect of internalized media messages on ideal body shape and lifestyle in the relationships between physical exercise, self-esteem, physical self-perceptions, and body image satisfaction. Design: pre-test/posttest control group experimental design. Methods: 46 inactive women (mean age = 21.4 ± 2.1 years-old)…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Human Body, Mass Media Effects, Satisfaction
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Blackwood, Robert – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2019
Given the emergence of a specific trope in social network services, whereby individuals upload an image that includes a passport and/or a boarding pass to index their status as a traveller, this article explores multilingual and multimodal creativity in the construction of identity by a body of individuals who pass through Paris' Orly airport. In…
Descriptors: Social Media, Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Air Transportation
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Jill Thompson, Amanda; Poyrazli, Senel; Miller, Erin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Purpose: This review systematically analyzed BID among young women of developing nations after these women's consumption of Western media. We explored changes in women's exposure to Western media alongside changes in body image dissatisfaction and eating disorders. Reoccurring themes of internalization across populations of women are discussed.…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences, Mass Media Effects
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Salomon, Ilyssa; Brown, Christia Spears – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Social media use among adolescents continues to increase each year. This cross-sectional study explored how the amount of time spent using social media and the frequency of specific behaviors on social media, namely, behaviors that involve self-objectification, were related to body surveillance and body shame among a sample of early adolescents (N…
Descriptors: Social Media, Early Adolescents, Human Body, Self Concept
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Aldalur, Aileen; Schooler, Deborah – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
The sociocultural model of eating disorders highlights the role of internalization of the thin ideal in the development of negative body image and disordered eating. Considering the limited diversity of models in mainstream media, individuals belonging to minoritized cultural groups may resist identifying with and internalizing mainstream beauty…
Descriptors: Deafness, Females, Undergraduate Students, Human Body
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