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  • Portrayal
  • Representation
  • Teachers
  • Educational Sociology
  • Critical discourse analysis
  • Teacher images
  • Education
  • Popular culture
  • Mass media images
  • Education in mass media
  • Stereotypes (social psychology) in mass media

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Type of Content You'll Find in HamCAT

Articles from journals and magazines

Ewing, Lee-Ann, et al. “From Bad to Worse: The Negative and Deteriorating Portrayal of Teachers on Screen.” Teachers and Teaching, Theory and Practice, vol. 27, no. 6, 2021, pp. 506–19,

Hansen, Anders. “Researching ‘Teachers in the News’: The Portrayal of Teachers in the British National and Regional Press.” Education 3-13, vol. 37, no. 4, 2009, pp. 335–47,

Menifield, Charles E., et al. “The Media’s Portrayal of Urban and Rural School Violence: a Preliminary Analysis.” Deviant Behavior, vol. 22, no. 5, 2001, pp. 447–64,


Terzian, S., and P. Ryan, editors. American Education in Popular Media From the Blackboard to the Silver Screen. 1st ed. 2015., Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015,

Harmes, M., et al. Myths in Education, Learning and Teaching: Policies, Practices and Principles. Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015,

Print Books
Conners, Gail A. Good News! : How to Get the Best Possible Media Coverage for Your School. Corwin Press, 2000. print book. Use HamCAT to request delivery from MnPALS partner library. 

Cvetkovic, Vibiana Bowman, and Debbie C. Olson. Portrayals of Children in Popular Culture: Fleeting Images. The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2012, pp. xiii–xiii. Hamline Bush Library, 3rd floor. HQ767.9 .P668 2013 or as ebook

Dalton, Mary M. The Hollywood Curriculum : Teachers in the Movies. 2nd rev. ed., Peter Lang, 2010. Print book. Use HamCAT to request delivery from a MnPALS partner library. 

Streaming Video and DVDs

 As American as Public School 1900-1950. Infobase, 2005.

Making Schools Work, with Hedrick Smith. Infobase, 2005.

Piatchek, Katharine B. “You’re Too Smart for That!” The Representation of the American High School Teacher in Postwar Public Policy and Popular Culture. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2017.

Paddock, Ericka. Hear All About It! Lea Su Periodico!: News Print Media Portrayals of Undocumented Students in Higher Education. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2015.