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Gerzon, Mark – Television & Children, 1983
Discusses negative messages conveyed by television about male sexuality, considers the link between masculinity and hero worship and what makes up the traditional hero's sexual attributes as an illustration of the kind of negative sexual image portrayed, and makes several suggestions for changes in television's portrayal of contemporary sexual…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Change Strategies, Influences, Males
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Resnick, David – Religious Education, 2002
Rosenak has shown that contemporary Jewish education must negotiate the tension between relevance and authenticity. For those who embrace authenticity as a goal, education is often mediated through heroes--who are ideal cultural types. Such education is hampered by the diminution of heroes in contemporary culture: The hero has been replaced by the…
Descriptors: Role Models, Jews, Judaism, Religious Education
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Denenberg, Dennis – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2011
As anyone in the classroom knows, connecting historical learning to a real situation magnifies that learning tremendously. Helping students understand that they can indeed play a role in policymaking is invaluable. In this article, the author invites young students to consider weighing the importance of different historical figures--and possibly…
Descriptors: State History, Class Activities, Learning Activities, History Instruction
Chiang, Lisa K. – 1994
When the ideology of individualism is used in composition studies to create a hero image for the writer/teacher, the effect is to exclude from the "hero status" people who do not fit the requirements of the ideology. However beautiful and powerful a story it may be, for instance, Mike Rose's "Lives on the Boundary" puts forth…
Descriptors: College Faculty, English Departments, Females, Feminism
Saltmarsh, David – Australian Teacher Education Association, 2009
In 2004 the Australia Council of Deans of Education (ACDE) released a report entitled "New teaching, new learning: A vision for Australian education". This report was prepared on behalf of the ACDE by Mary Kalantzis and Andrew Harvey, respectively the President and Executive Officer of the ACDE. The argument put forward in the report is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caring, Urban Schools, Popular Culture
Peers, Chris – Australian Educational Researcher, 2005
This article examines historical imagery of the teacher in relation to a story drawn from ancient Greece: that relating to the teacher of the mythic hero Achilles in The Iliad. The article explores the possibility that this early image of a teacher--the aging warrior Phoenix--could be a source for later representations of the teaching function. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mythology, Feminism, Gender Differences
Wales, Andrew – Arts & Activities, 2001
Describes a project that focuses on the concept of heroes. Explains that heroes include males and females, instead of differentiating between heroes and heroines. States that the students locate a picture of a person they see as a hero and recreate the human figure through cut-paper collage. (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Expression, Art Materials, Childrens Art
Instructional Development and Evaluation Associates, Inc., Berkeley, MI. – 1981
A three-year study examined the significant factors that affect the job placement rates of students completing a Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO) program. Other purposes of the study were to develop and pilot test a model that could be used to determine factors related to student placement in a variety of vocational education programs and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Home Furnishings, Home Management, Influences
Moffitt, Mary Anne – 1986
Romance novels have become increasingly popular and sexually explicit, in part because women may gain a sense of self through reading them and perhaps in reaction to the patriarchal structure of society. Women may seek escape and a sense of self-identity through the novels'"larger-than-life" characters and predictable endings. Readers of…
Descriptors: Females, Identification (Psychology), Interpersonal Relationship, Literary Criticism
Instructional Development and Evaluation Associates, Inc., Berkeley, MI. – 1983
A three-year study examined the significant factors that affect the job placement rates of students completing a Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO) program. Other purposes of the study were to develop and pilot test a model that could be used to determine factors related to student placement in a variety of vocational education programs and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Evaluation Utilization, Followup Studies, Influences
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Rheams, Annie E.; Gallagher, Maureen – Journal of Black Studies, 1995
Critiques the assimilation strategy and the hero-heroine-ritual approach to multicultural education, and offers a third model, the Cultural, Experiential, Skill Building (CES) approach, as an alternative for teacher training. Effects of the CES model on potential teachers and the implications for teacher training are addressed. (GR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Demonstration Programs
Wason, Walter P. – 1976
Electronic media, particularly television, influence children to develop composite, plastic personalities striving after unreal goals, but the teacher can help children identify and develop rational goals and role models without completely abandoning media. Television has influenced children, and many adults, to create personalities assembled from…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Children, Commercial Television, Educational Media
Moffitt, Mary Anne – 1987
A Jungian psychoanalytic approach, using the unconscious animus/anima archetype, can explain the appeal of the romance novel to women readers through an understanding of how the romance formula fulfills the psychological needs of contemporary women as the struggle for identity in a patriarchal society. The heroine of the romance is attracted to…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Characterization, Females, Feminism
Whiting, Anita – California Personnel and Guidance Association Journal, 1970
Summarized are several theoretical positions on identification, together with one application in a case study. An autographed picture of their hero was presented to each of six uncerachieving and disruptive boys in an effort to provide an interested" adult role model for them. The school staff reinforced this identification with projects in which…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavioral Objectives, Identification (Psychology), Models
Neylon, Virginia Lyn – 2003
The popular romance novel overlaps other genres in that it shares characteristics of mysteries, thrillers, erotica, adventure, etc.; however, it can be differentiated from those genres by the fact that the central story is not the mystery or adventure but rather the romance between the hero and heroine. The Romance Writers of America organization…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Community Colleges, Ideology, Instructional Materials
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