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ERIC Number: EJ461987
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
Tarzan in the Classroom: How "Educational" Films Mythologize Africa and Miseducate Americans.
Walker, Sheila S.; Rasamimanana, Jennifer
Journal of Negro Education, v62 n1 p3-23 Win 1993
A 1980 analysis of educational films on Africa in the collection of a major U.S. urban public school district and a 1991 follow-up reveal that the district's visual resources about Africa were, with few exceptions, inaccurate and misleading, exhibiting the worst stereotypes. Reviews some practical approaches to cross-cultural education. (SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa