ERIC Number: EJ783616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
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Transforming English with Graphic Novels: Moving toward Our "Optimus Prime"
Carter, James Bucky
English Journal, v97 n2 p49-53 Nov 2007
James Bucky Carter argues for the transformative potential of graphic novels in the English classroom. He advises teachers to be actively aware of the newer and lesser-known graphic novels and suggests approaches for examining the complex social issues the novels address.
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Novels, Classroom Techniques, English Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Didacticism, Transformative Learning, Andragogy, Social Change, Social Justice
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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