(O'Connor 1866, 4) With an aura of age and wisdom surrounding the poet once deemed pornographic, transforming him into a symbol of saint-like purity and refinement, Whitman's work becomes even more self-referential, reveling in the persona of the "good grey poet" and the wise imparter
of ancient truths--the poet himself turning into the embodiment of the sentimentally bound American nation.
This category was quite complex and encompassed numerous specific roles (e.g., affective partner, awareness raiser, coach, communicator, critical thinking promoter, culture imparter
, curriculum builder, disciplinarian, empowerer, facilitator, feedback provider, flexible player, inclusiveness person, linguistic resource, guide, model, moral builder, motivator, socio-political resource, transmitter of knowledge, reflective practitioner, and researcher).
198), understands God's mind to be the original and ultimate imparter
of information to reality (p.
Tolchin wrote, "As a teacher, I no longer see myself as an imparter
of information, but rather as a participant in the unfolding of my students' lives" (p.
Watson used The Canadian School Journal as his forum for explaining his opinions on this matter, characterizing the teacher as a director of student activities and not an imparter
In such cases, the role of the teacher went beyond that of an instructor of curriculum or imparter
These lessons, however, also re-inscribe for the learner (unless they are actively countered) the gendered roles and expectations within the social framing of religious practices; it is the mother who nurtures and rears the child and who supposedly acts as bearer and imparter
of a particular identity code.
The document identifies five key elements central to the personalized learning model: flexible, anytime, anywhere learning; redefining the role of "teacher" from imparter
of knowledge to guide; project-based learning; a student-driven path; and competency-based assessments.
John McArthur recalled that he was 'a brilliant imparter
of enthusiasm among his students'.