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Education in Popular Culture

Education in Popular Culture Author Roy Fisher
ISBN-10 9781134320639
Release 2008-05-06
Pages 221
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Education in Popular Culture explores what makes schools, colleges, teachers and students an enduring focus for a wide range of contemporary media. What is it about the school experience that makes us wish to relive it again and again? The book provides an overview of education as it is represented in popular culture, together with a framework through which educators can interpret these representations in relation to their own professional values and development. The analyses are contextualised within contemporary, historical and ideological frameworks, and make connections between popular representations and professional and political discourses about education. Through its examination of film, television, popular lyrics and fiction, this book tackles educational themes that recur in popular culture, and demonstrates how they intersect with debates concerning teacher performance, the curriculum and young people’s behaviour and morality. Chapters explore how experiences of education are both reflected and constructed in ways that sometimes reinforce official and professional educational perspectives, and sometimes resist and oppose them. Education in Popular Culture will stimulate critical reflection on the popular myths and professional discourses that surround teachers and teaching. It will serve to deepen analyses of teaching and learning and their associated institutional and societal contexts in a creative and challenging way.



Teacher Education for Critical Consumption of Mass Media and Popular Culture

Teacher Education for Critical Consumption of Mass Media and Popular Culture Author Stephanie A. Flores-Koulish
ISBN-10 0415949998
Release 2005
Pages 149
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This study develops a baseline of knowledge to encourage the inclusion of media literacy education in teacher education.



The Buffyverse Catalog

The Buffyverse Catalog Author Don Macnaughtan
ISBN-10 9780786487875
Release 2011-08-30
Pages 326
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This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest and most inclusive work of its kind. The author organizes and describes both the original texts of the Buffyverse (episodes, DVDs, novels, comic books, games, and more) and the secondary materials created about the shows, including books, essays, articles, documentaries, dissertations, fan production and websites. This vast and diverse collection of information about these two seminal shows and their feature-film forebear provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive survey of the subject.



Imagining the Academy

Imagining the Academy Author Susan Huddleston Edgerton
ISBN-10 0415929369
Release 2005
Pages 284
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The essays in this book examine various forms of popular culture and the ways in which they represent, shape, and are constrained by notions about and issues within higher education. From an exploration of rap music to an analysis of how the academy presents and markets itself on the World Wide Web, the essays focus attention on higher education issues that are bound up in the workings and effects of popular culture.



Carry On Teachers

Carry On  Teachers Author Susan Ellsmore
ISBN-10 1858563593
Release 2005
Pages 147
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In the world of screen culture, the teacher is inevitably represented as a charismatic figure, able to tackle the deprivations or problems the students face and to form special relationships with them that no other staff colleague can. But how realistic are such representations, and what do real world teachers think about their reel world counterparts? This book takes a closer look at the charismatic teacher as portrayed in films such as Goodbye, Mr. Chips and To Sir, With Love, and in television series such as Hearts and Minds, and Teachers, and notes the reactions of classroom teachers to such portrayals. It considers the eccentric, resilient or romantic - but always charismatic - teacher in inner city schools, private or state schools and contrasts them with the words of practising teachers about their work.



Feminism in Popular Culture

Feminism in Popular Culture Author Joanne Hollows
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105120987834
Release 2006-03-03
Pages 256
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What is the relationship between feminism and popular culture? Has there been a "backlash" against feminism, or is feminism incorporated into the mainstream? Can feminism learn from popular culture? This book explores these questions through a diverse range of texts and sites, including: Bridget Jones, African-American music videos, news coverage, radio shows, the Scream trilogy, Sex and the City, hip hop, and more. The book does not assume that popular culture could benefit from a feminist "makeover," instead, it analyzes how different meanings of feminism have been negotiated within popular culture and how popular culture has made sense of feminism.



Pedagogies of Difference

Pedagogies of Difference Author Peter Pericles Trifonas
ISBN-10 0415931495
Release 2003-01
Pages 245
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Peter Pericles Trifonas has assembled internationally acclaimed theorists and educational practitioners whose essays explore various constructions, representations, and uses of difference in educational contexts. These essays strive to bridge competing discourses of difference--for instance, feminist or anti-racist pedagogical models--to create a more inclusive education that adheres to principles of equity and social justice.



Rethinking Popular Culture and Media

Rethinking Popular Culture and Media Author Elizabeth Marshall
ISBN-10 9780942961485
Release 2011
Pages 340
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A provocative collection of articles that begins with the idea that the "popular" in classrooms and in the everyday lives of teachers and students is fundamentally political. This anthology includes articles by elementary and secondary public school teachers, scholars and activists who examine how and what popular toys, books, films, music and other media "teach." The essays offer strong critiques and practical pedagogical strategies for educators at every level to engage with the popular.



The Romance Fiction of Mills Boon 1909 1990s

The Romance Fiction of Mills   Boon  1909 1990s Author Jay Dixon
ISBN-10 1857282663
Release 1999-01
Pages 218
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Analyzes romantic fiction and its depiction of women within its historical context and as part of the history of ideas about women. This volume discusses such areas as: early years - class and wealth; and the twenties - sex and violence.



Popular Culture in the Classroom

Popular Culture in the Classroom Author Donna E. Alvermann
ISBN-10 9781135853099
Release 2018-02-06
Pages 168
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This book is written for teachers, researchers, and theorists who have grown up in a world radically different from that of the students they teach and study. It considers the possibilities involved in teaching critical media literacy using popular culture, and explore what such teaching might look like in your classroom. Published by International Reading Association



Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education

Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education Author JoAnn Phillion
ISBN-10 9781452237787
Release 2005-03-23
Pages 336
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Narrative and Experience in Multicultural Education explores the untapped potential that narrative and experiential approaches have for understanding multicultural issues in education. The research featured in the book reflects an exciting new way of thinking about human experience. The studies focus on the lives of students, teachers, parents, and communities, highlighting experiences seldom discussed in the literature. Most importantly, the work emphasizes the understanding of experience and transforming this understanding into social and educational significance.



Schooling in the Light of Popular Culture

Schooling in the Light of Popular Culture Author Paul Farber
ISBN-10 0791418723
Release 1994-06-28
Pages 276
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Annotation Explores an underexamined source of influence that affects the way schooling is experienced and understood in contemporary culture, namely the flow of symbolic forms comprising mainstream popular culture. The volume centers on the portrayal of aspects of schooling --its characteristics, participants, glories, and problems--as they are constructed and displayed in diverse forms of popular culture. The main assumption is that involvement in contemporary schooling at any level--as teacher, student, policymaker, administrator, or concerned citizen--is conditioned by the sociocultural context in which schooling is understood, a context that is in turn mediated by powerful forms of popular culture. Paper edition (1872-3), $19.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.



Addressing Bullying in Schools

Addressing Bullying in Schools Author Ken Rigby
ISBN-10 0642538107
Release 2003
Pages 6
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Bullying in schools has become an issue of major importance among educators. However interventions to reduce bullying have enjoyed only modest and limited success. This paper examines five different explanations for bullying and examines the strengths and limitations of each. It is concluded that none of them provides a comprehensive explanation for school-based bullying and that their value lies especially in suggesting actions that may be taken by schools in addressing particular bully/victim problems.



Listening

Listening Author Katherine Schultz
ISBN-10 0807743771
Release 2003
Pages 197
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How can new and experienced teachers rethink the ways of teaching and learn to embrace and learn from the diversity they encounter among their students? Rather than preparing teachers to follow prescriptions or blueprints, Katherine Schultz suggests that we show them how to attend to and respond to the students they teach. In this book, she offers a conceptual framework for "deep listening," illustrating how successful teachers listen for the particularities of individual students, listen for the rhythm and balance of the whole class, listen for the broader contexts of students' lives, and listen for silence and acts of silence. Listening in this manner brings together knowledge of individual students, an understanding of a student's place within the classroom, and mastery of subject matter and pedagogy. This volume features compelling case studies that reveal the classroom lives of teachers who are exemplary listeners.



Nation Building and History Education in a Global Culture

Nation Building and History Education in a Global Culture Author Joseph Zajda
ISBN-10 9789401797290
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 197
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This book examines the nexus between nation-building and history education globally and the implication for cultural diversity and social justice. It studies some of the major education reforms and policy issues in history education in a global culture, and regards them in the light of recent shifts in history education and policy research. In doing so, the volume provides a comprehensive picture of the intersecting and diverse discourses of globalisation, history education and policy-driven reforms. It makes clear that the impact of globalisation on education policy and reforms is a strategically significant issue for us all. The book focuses on the importance of nation-building and patriotism in history education, and presents up-to-date research on global trends in history education reforms and policy research. It provides an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concerns in the field of globalisation, history education and policy research.



Education for the Student Teacher

Education for the Student Teacher Author
ISBN-10 0636013146
Release 1990
Pages 264
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Education for the Student Teacher has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Education for the Student Teacher also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Education for the Student Teacher book for free.



Wounded by School

Wounded by School Author Kirsten Olson
ISBN-10 9780807773970
Release 2015
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While reformers and policymakers focus on achievement gaps, testing, and accountability, millions of students mentally and emotionally disengage from learning and many gifted teachers leave the field. Ironically, today’s schooling is damaging the single most essential component to education—the joy of learning How do we recognize the “wounds” caused by outdated schooling policies? How do we heal them? In her controversial new book, education writer and critic Kirsten Olson brings to light the devastating consequences of an educational approach that values conformity over creativity, flattens student’s interests, and dampens down differences among learners. Drawing on deeply emotional stories, Olson shows that current institutional structures do not produce the kinds of minds and thinking that society really needs. Instead, the system tends to shame, disable, and bore many learners. Most importantly, she presents the experiences of wounded learners who have healed and shows what teachers, parents, and students can do right now to help themselves stay healthy. “We need to replace industrial schooling with more genuinely caring and humane ways of teaching, and Olson clearly shows us why and how to do it.” —Ron Miller, Editor, Education Revolution magazine “Wounded by School is not merely a technical repair manual for our broken schools, it is a guide to how to revive their purpose, their spirit, and their hope.” —David H. Rose, Founding Director, CAST (the Center for Applied Special Technology) “Kirsten Olson’s book is refreshingly unlike the general run of sludge I associate with writing about pedagogy. I can’t imagine anyone not being better for reading this book—Twice!” —John Taylor Gatto, author of Dumbing Us Down “I invite anyone invested in American public schools (and I hope that’s all of us) to read this book and join hands in building schools that help every student not only heal but thrive.” —Terry Chadsey, Associate Director, Center for Courage & Renewal “Olson questions the appropriateness of school structures, norms, rituals, and routines that were set in place—cast in stone more than a century ago—that now seem dangerously anachronistic and alienating. And she asks us to consider the ways in which we might create more cherishing and inclusive school cultures that would incite learning and love.” —From the Foreword by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Harvard Graduate School of Education