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Fedorov, Alexander; Levitskaya, Anastasia; Gorbatkova, Olga; Mamadaliev, Anvar – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
Films of the "perestroika" period (1986-1991) related to school/university theme showed that: - the educational / upbringing process has lost the previous strict storylines and in many respects has lost its communist landmarks;--both school and university have acute problem areas (crisis, disappointment and fatigue, professional…
Descriptors: Films, Social Change, Social Systems, Fatigue (Biology)
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Harper, Faith G. – Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 2010
Counselors frequently use storytelling as a therapeutic technique. Stories allow people to find meaning and form connections by expressing the thoughts and feelings that are sometimes difficult to articulate. The film, "Dreamkeeper," presents a series of American Indian legends woven throughout the main story of a journey undertaken by a young man…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Counselor Client Relationship, Story Telling
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Flynn, Stephen X. – Public Services Quarterly, 2013
There are universal elements to great videos and games that drive large audiences: beautiful cinematography and graphics, engaging and purposeful screenplays and storylines, unforgettable soundtracks, and a brand name that makes viewers and players want to return for more. Libraries can, and should, employ these elements in their own videos to…
Descriptors: Libraries, Internet, Video Technology, Computer Software
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Barley, Steven D. – Art Education, 1974
Author suggested specific classroom practices that revealed the importance of photography and cinematography in the visible arts. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Creativity, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Head, Joe F. – College and University, 2010
The purpose of this article is to reflect on how to break bad news. The style in which one breaks bad news at the collegiate level has implications both for the individual and for the institution. If not managed well by enrollment professionals, negative news can taint prospects, applicants, parents, and current students, blemishing the…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Public Colleges, Educational Administration, Administrator Responsibility
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Dittloff, Scott – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2005
This article is designed to survey mid-20th century American perceptions of Latin America through popular culture. It focuses on an analysis of the motion picture treatment of Latin America in the American film Juarez. The plot, characters, and cinematography have all been influenced by the social and political climate in the United States and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Culture, Films, Values
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Quinlan, Margaret M.; Smith, J. Webster; Hayward, Casey – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2009
Ed Marko redefines what it means to be not only an auto mechanic but also a person who is blind. At the age of 20 years, he lost his sight from a degenerative disease called infantile glaucoma. However, he has surpassed what we traditionally think of as the capabilities of blind people. Now in his late 60s, he was once a rehabilitation counsellor,…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Documentaries
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Halverson, Erica Rosenfeld – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: Researchers have begun to document and understand the work youth do as they compose in multiple media including video games, online virtual worlds, participatory fan cultural practices, and in the digital media arts. However, we lack mechanisms for analyzing the products, especially when it comes to understanding the…
Descriptors: Films, Youth, Self Concept, Identification
Kindem, Forham A. – Journal of the University Film Association, 1979
Discusses the film industry's conversion to color cinematography in the period between the 1920s and 1960s. Cites economic considerations, technological modifications, and aesthetic preferences by audiences as factors in this development. (JMF)
Descriptors: Color, Economic Factors, Film Industry, Film Production
Burns, Grant – Library Journal, 1990
Presents arguments in support of public library acquisition of videos. Some potential benefits for children and adults of watching videos are cited, e.g., learning about good acting, screenwriting, cinematography, directing, music, and good literature. (MES)
Descriptors: Librarian Attitudes, Library Collections, Library Role, Public Libraries
Doherty, Thomas – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
From 1895, the traditional date for the birth of cinema as everybody knows it (that is, the projection of celluloid, in public space, for money--a racket first stumbled upon by Auguste and Louis Lumiere in the basement of the Grand Cafe in Paris), until now, the 35mm photographic image has been the preferred canvas for motion-picture art. Through…
Descriptors: Film Study, Technological Advancement, Educational Trends, Educational Change
Zancanaro, M.; Stock, O.; Alfaro, I. – 2003
This paper introduces the idea of enhancing the audio presentation of a multimedia museum guide by using the PDA screen to travel throughout a fresco and identify the various details in it. During the presentation, a sequence of pictures is synchronized with the audio commentary, and the transitions among the pictures are planned according to…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Audiovisual Aids, Multimedia Materials, Museums
Galuzska, Peter – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2006
Colleges and universities across the country are seeing an overwhelming interest among students in learning about the Middle East and Arabic languages. The most popular courses, professors say, are Arabic language, Middle Eastern politics and the dynamics of the Israeli and Arab relationship. Also in demand are courses on comparative religions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle Eastern Studies, National Security, Conflict
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Legg, Pamela Mitchell – Religious Education, 1997
Suggests that contemporary films can be used by educators to engage people in religious exploration. Argues that viewers should engage in a conversation with film at the levels of content and cinematography. Discusses four types of film study and examples of films that can be used in each. (DSK)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Critical Viewing, Curriculum Development, Educational Media
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Stillman, Paula L.; And Others – Journal of Medical Education, 1977
An inexpensive videotape testing system has been developed at the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Medical TV-Cinematography at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. The development and validation of a test using this system to assess observational skills important for accurate physical diagnosis are described. (LBH)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Higher Education, Medical Education, Medical Students
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