EDCI 243 Final

EDCI 243 Final - EDCI243Final 16:48 1.Stereotypethreat

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EDCI 243 Final  16:48 1. Stereotype threat stereotypes of certain people can deter them away from breaking the status quo  example: girls are told they are bad at math and science-> perform poorly on  exams  Movie: CRASH-> do people meet the expectations of their stereotype?  2. 10 ways to analyze books for racism and sexism Check the Illustrations  Look for stereotypes Look for Tokenism Who’s Doing What?  Storyline  Standards for Success  Resolution of Problems Role of Women  Look at lifestyles  Are minorities depicted as only in ghettos, barrios, or migrant camps?  Weigh the Relationship Between People 
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Do whites posses power?  How are family relationships depicted?  Note the Heroes  Consider the Effects on a Child’s Self-image  Do the norms in the story limit a child’s aspirations?  Consider the Author’s or Illustrator’s Background  Check Out Author’s Perspective  Watch for Loaded Words  Look at the Copyright Date  3. Cycle of Socialization  (Jacob, Have I Loved; Whale Rider)
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Whale Rider  The beginning Pikea is stereotyped as a girl Traditions- leaders were all male  Prejudices- she was girl therefore she couldn’t be a leader  Institutions Warrior class School 
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Shunned from warrior class Grandfather would not talk to her, she went to go live with her uncle  Results  Disobeyed- still went, and found the shell  Actions  Changed status quo- challenged fear  4. Gender and Ethnicity in Disney films Fact  Opinion  -Disney is a transnational tv  conglomerate (theme parks, tv, radio,  sports teams)  - highly sexualized femal form- similar  images (even in animal form)  - theme: females need to be saved by a  male  -“sublime education”- for entertainment  -disney hides behind innocence  -ultimate form of magic presented with  skewed view of world interest -concerned about policing its image -dominant story teller (globally)=  tremendous power 
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EDCI 243 Final - EDCI243Final 16:48 1.Stereotypethreat

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