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Tucciarone, Krista M. – Community College Enterprise, 2007
This qualitative study analyzes how the most recent community college film, Evolution (2001) depicts and portrays the image of a community college as interpreted by attending community college students. Previous community college research suggests that college choice, enrollment, and funding may be affected by perceived image. Image is greatly…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Community Colleges, Research Methodology, College Choice
Johnson, J. David – 1985
A study tested a causal model of international communication media appraisal using audience evaluations of tests of two films conducted in the Philippines. It was the fourth in a series of tests of the model in both developed and developing countries. In general the model posited determinative relationships between three exogenous variables…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Developing Nations, Evaluation Criteria, Films
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Allen, Jess – Research in Dance Education, 2010
The debate surrounding the documentation of performance is principally concerned with the ephemerality of the live event, set against the stasis and "death" that the archive is conventionally believed to represent. The advent of digital technology in live performance has complexified this still further, by altering the architecture, space and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Performance, Archives, Dance
Kishler, John P. – 1950
An experiment was conducted to study the effect that audience attitude toward, and identification with the main character of a film has on learning from the film. Two hypotheses were formulated. 1) People for whom the occupational role of the main character has a high prestige value will learn more factual information from the film and also change…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes, Audiences, Films
Edwards, Richard; Gronbeck, Bruce E. – 1975
This document lists 189 educational, instructional, and documentary films treating women's roles, problems, and communication strategies. The films are classified by substance and topics: beauty ethic: presentations and examinations; birth control, unwanted pregnancy, and abortion; coping with a male oriented society; dating and marriage;…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Documentaries, Film Study, Filmographies
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Arroio, Agnaldo – Science Education International, 2010
This paper discusses the role of cinema as a tool for science education. Based on the socio-cultural approach put forward by Vygotsky, it draws attention to the fact that an audience can interact with the characters and share their emotions and actions showed in an audiovisual setting. Experiences come from an interaction with a learning…
Descriptors: Interaction, Science Instruction, Films, Teaching Methods
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Fedorov, Alexander – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2010
This article described the methods of media education development of personality (including the audience's individual, "creative critical thinking" corresponding to "conceptual" (knowledge of media culture theory), "sensory" (intentional communication with mass media, orientational experience in genre and topical…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Media, Personality Traits, Teacher Education
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Turner, Patricia A. – Journal of Negro Education, 1991
Explores links between two films, "Lilies of the Field" (1962) and "Driving Miss Daisy" (1987), their portrayal of African-American men in relationships with White women, and audience and critic responses to the films. Little has changed in the Hollywood perceptions since the earlier film was made. (JB)
Descriptors: Black Stereotypes, Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Film Criticism
Ogles, Robert M. – 1988
Many television viewers construct their social reality from media content as well as from sensory and interpersonally communicated information. One aspect of this media-influenced social reality is television viewers' estimates of crime in society, or their fear of criminal victimization. Several media-effects studies have demonstrated the…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Audience Analysis, Crime, Fear
Pohl, Gayle M. – 1987
Three studies explored the impact of the controversial television docudrama "Death of a Princess" on viewers' attitudes, comprehension, and desire to continue viewing the film. Sixty students in undergraduate communication classes participated in Study I, which measured attitude change induced by the film, relative to the viewers' prior…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Audience Analysis, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Images
Kepplinger, Hans Mathias; And Others – 1986
A controlled experiment was conducted to test the extent to which nonverbal behavior between a journalist and a politician in a televised interview influences the way in which they are perceived by a television audience. Nine test films were produced that showed different versions of an interview in which the participants exhibited aggressive or…
Descriptors: Aggression, Audience Analysis, Foreign Countries, Influences
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Considine, David M. – Social Studies, 2009
Media consolidation and convergence have increasingly changed the way individuals as both consumers and citizens access, process, and communicate information at the local, national, and global levels. Media industries and institutions influence public perception and occupy our time at work and at home more and more. Media literacy has become…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Social Studies, Questioning Techniques, Information Technology
Koch, Christian – Journal of the University Film Association, 1980
Calls for a more contextual understanding of film study, which would recognize that the discipline called "film studies" is above all a communicational system--an open system in continual and reciprocal communication with its environment or context. (JMF)
Descriptors: Audiences, Communication (Thought Transfer), Film Criticism, Film Study
Malik, M. F. – 1978
Biometric communication research is defined as research dealing with the information impact of a film or television show, photographic picture, painting, exhibition, display, or any literary or functional texts or verbal stimuli on human beings, both as individuals and in groups (mass audiences). Biometric communication research consists of a…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Communication Research, Futures (of Society), History
Meringoff, Laurene K. – 1982
Contrasts between children's visualization and understanding of a filmed story and of a story in print are drawn in the introduction of this symposium paper. Discussion then briefly focuses on variables related to studying effects of story pictures on viewers, such as the story-line, audience characteristics, and the coordination of story modality…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Children, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension
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