ERIC Number: EJ560725
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Television to Empower Students.
Owen, David B.; Silet, Charles L. P.; Brown, Sarah E.
English Journal, v87 n1 p28-33 Jan 1998
Argues that educators should train themselves and students to understand and cope with television's power. Describes an inventory of viewing and reading habits, then discusses how three principles of teaching television are expressed in class activities. Outlines a unit that takes students from television as "just entertainment" to active, critical viewing. Makes three suggestions for teaching television. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Media Literacy.