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ERIC Number: ED049202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Two Papers on the Mass Media: Teaching and Learning a Critical Appraisal of the Mass Media with Particular Reference to Film and Television; Some Suggested Needs and Avenues for Research on Aesthetic Attributes and Effects of the Mass Media with Particular Reference to Film and Television.
Perkins, W. H.
Mass Media Review, v2 n3 p3-13 Spr 1969
The first of these papers contains (1) a presentation of the purposes and values of teaching a critical appraisal of the mass media; (2) a brief survey of the scope and content of present educational efforts in mass media in Britain, the United States, Canada, and Australia; (3) a blueprint for future development of programs for students and teachers in Australia; and (4) a brief discussion of methods of film teaching in senior classes. The second paper emphasizes the needs and suggests avenues for more research on the aesthetic attributes and effects of mass media. A sample questionnaire which tests students' general, detailed, critical and creative responses to film is provided. (MF)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Note: Papers presented at the Education Section of the congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (Adelaide, South Australia, August 1969)