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Safron, Carrie – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background and purpose: Messages and initiatives around childhood obesity, health and fitness continue to circulate multiple pedagogical sites (physical education, after-school, media), reproducing a narrow stereotype of the healthy, fit body. While participatory, activist research has offered ways to counter problematic messages that youth…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Physical Education, Stereotypes, African American Students
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da Silva, Marta Regina Paulo – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
The article discusses the production of children's cultures based on the experiences of 3-5-year-old children with the language of comic books, focusing on gender relations. It is part of a doctoral research project conducted at FE / UNICAMP and investigates a case study in a municipal pre-school in the Greater ABC region in São Paulo, Brazil. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Interpersonal Relationship, Cartoons
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Mollaeva, Elza Alipasha – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Gender stereotypes are common among students of both sexes and among the teachers and students' family environment. In addition to communication processes, they are manifested in the phenomenon of gender-based division of learning and the hidden curriculum. In developing countries, the problem of access to higher education is also unsolved, not…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Females, Higher Education, Access to Education
Fairweather, Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2019
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) will drive the economy of the West in the future. The competitiveness and strength of the U.S. economy are reliant on a workforce with the skillset necessary to ensure that the nation remains a powerful force in the global economy. As a result, the under-representation of women in STEM is a…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Mass Media Effects, Disproportionate Representation, Females
McKenney, Yekaterina – Educational Leadership, 2016
Teachers of world literature have the opportunity to help students explore the more complex reality behind the stereotypes that they often see in the media. If we don't encourage students to challenge one-dimensional "single stories" that characterize an entire people--whether Muslims, Russians, Mexicans, African Americans, Chinese,…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, English Teachers
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MacDonald, Fiona – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
The aim of this article was to examine how media attention affects the social exclusion of young refugees negotiating their way towards settlement in Australia. Emerging stereotypes and prejudices against young male refugees require new ways of understanding the impact of global, national and local issues on their social exclusion. The article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Males, Social Environment
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Samsel, Maria; Perepa, Prithvi – Support for Learning, 2013
The study investigates a link between media portrayal of disabilities and its influence on teachers' perceptions of their students. By using semi-structured interviews and questionnaires, participants (N?= 8) gave an insight into their perceptions of the impact TV programmes and films have on their understanding of disability and teaching…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Teacher Attitudes, Television, Films
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Lloyd, Charlie – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2013
Background: A stigma is a long-lasting mark of social disgrace that has a profound effect on interactions between the stigmatized and the unstigmatized. Factors governing the extent of stigmatization attached to an individual include the perceived danger posed by that person and the extent to which she/he is seen as being to blame for the stigma.…
Descriptors: Specialists, Drug Use, Social Bias, Negative Attitudes
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Uribe-Jongbloed, Enrique – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
This paper addresses how different media production teams negotiate the use of their minority languages in their practice. After a brief discussion of the concepts of language and description of a linguistic minority, a short review of similar research in the area of Minority Language Media is presented. Within this area, radio producers from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Identification (Psychology), Radio
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Gómez, Luis Fernando – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2018
This case study analyzed how a group of English learners built critical intercultural awareness through the discussion of cultural events as reported in news media such as "The New York Times," the "U.S. News," and "The Telegraph." Learners' critical reflections on controversial social conflicts related to injustice,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness
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Lee, Mimi Miyoung – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2010
Based on a year-long implementation of an international studies program in a rural middle school using videoconferencing technology, this paper focuses the international presenters' interpretation of and reaction to the program through their interaction with the students. Attention here is paid to the ways that the presenters' assumptions and…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Stereotypes, International Studies, Program Implementation
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Tullis, Jillian A.; Ryalls, Emily D. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Health Communication, Gender Communication, Communication and Food, Communication and Diversity, Ethnography, Critical/Cultural Studies, or Qualitative Methods. Objectives: Explain, assess, and critique the social, cultural, and political discourses related to food. Analyze how communication about food reflects and influences issues of…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Food, Low Income Groups, Stereotypes
Ritter, Zachary Stephen – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In response to recent budget cuts and declining revenue streams, American colleges and universities are admitting larger numbers of international students. These students add a great deal of cultural and intellectual diversity to college campuses, but they also bring racial stereotypes that can affect cross-racial interaction as well as campus…
Descriptors: Interviews, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Stereotypes
Lamb, Sharon – Teachers College Press, 2013
While arguments for and against teaching abstinence, the use of contraceptives, and sexual identity are becoming more and more polarized, most people agree that students must learn to navigate an increasingly sexual world. "Sex Ed for Caring Schools" presents a curriculum that goes beyond the typical health education most students receive today.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Curriculum, Ethics, Critical Theory
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Childs, David Jason – Social Studies, 2014
Imagery and sounds from television, film, music, the Internet, and other media bombard American youth; dictating to them how they should act, think, or what they should believe. They often do not realize that they find much of their identity and belief systems in messages put forth to them by popular culture (Du Gay 1997; Hall 1997). Young people…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Racial Factors, Ethnic Stereotypes, Popular Culture
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