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Qualität von Bildung und Kultur- The Quality of Education and Culture

Theorie und Praxis - Theoretical and Practical Dimensions

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Edited By Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg

Dieser Band dokumentiert eine Reihe von Beiträgen der XVI. Internationalen wissenschaftlichen Konferenz Bildungsreform und Lehrerausbildung zum Thema Qualität von Bildung und Kultur – Theorie und Praxis, die von der Pädagogischen Universität Vilnius (VPU) und der Pädagogischen Hochschule Heidelberg gemeinsam konzipiert und veranstaltet wurde. Das Hauptthema der Konferenz war: Bildungs- und Qualitätsstandards der Hochschul- und Schulbildung: humanistische Tradition und Perspektivenwechsel im Bildungs- und Erziehungsbereich unter Berücksichtigung neuer Strukturen des Denkens und Managementstrategien im Hinblick auf die Herausforderungen der Gesellschaft des kommenden Jahrzehnts.
This volume presents contributions of the 16 th International Scientific Meeting on The Reform of Education and Teacher’s Training to the topic The Quality of Education and Culture – Theoretical and Practical Dimensions. The meeting topic was: Combination of the University and High school education: humanistic/classical tradition and change of perspectives in the field of education and schooling under consideration of new structures of the thinking and management strategies with regard to the challenges of the society of the next decade.

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Attitude of the future Teachers to their Body and Weight Control 409

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Sniegina Potelinien, Rita Sirged Attitude of the future Teachers to their Body and Weight Control Introduction: As the consumer-oriented philosophy is spreading in the society, more and more attention is being paid to oneself and body, and this is becoming a topical social problem already. In order to dorm his identity, the modern per- son uses not only his intellectual power, but also the sport while creating the im- age through the body. The attitude towards own body affects a lot the successful psychosocial function- ing and life quality: the understanding of own body determines the person’s social relations and other psychological characteristics (Cash et al., 2004, Blood, 2005). The body’s view is not identical concept with the body’s image, because the body’s view is the human reflection in the consciousness and senses related to the experience of the body, and which appear partly unconsciously, while the image of the body is considered to be the consciously formed image of oneself or some- one else. The body’s view is related to the body’s image, thus the orientation to the improper image can distort the body’s view (Jankauskien, 2003, pp.11-12). According to the researches, the relation of young girls and women with them- selves and their attitude towards the body depends on many social and internal factors that affect their personality: media (Jankauskien, 2003; Schooler et al., 2004), culture, where they grow and live (Choate, 2005); contemporaries (Jankauskien, 2003), family expectations regarding their appearance in child- hood (Nollen et al., 2006)...

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