ERIC Number: ED241000
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Playing With Film.
Gaffney, Maureen, Ed.
Young Viewers Magazine, v3 n2 Sum 1980
Designed for media specialists and educators, this issue includes five articles on innovative museum film programs. The first article describes a successful film program conducted at the Staten Island Children's Museum. The second article describes inventive children's programs at the Delaware Museum of Art. The programs use films and activities to stimulate children's interest in museum art collections. The third article offers a brief section on captioned children's films for the deaf. The fourth article reports on two Media Center for Children seminars. Seminar topics included research, books and films, underestimation of children by the media, film artists and art, the use of humor in film, and the potential effectiveness of nonverbal films. The final article presents an interview with Michael Siporin, an independent filmmaker known for his use of humor in films. (LH)
Descriptors: Captions, Elementary Education, Filmographies, Films, Learning Activities, Media Research, Media Selection, Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Youth Programs
Media Center for Children, Inc., 3 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001 (write for price; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Film Reviews; Media Education; PF Project