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Bostock, William W. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
Film or television documentary can serve a unique role in the curriculum and teaching of courses in political science and history where the complexity of the human element such as interaction, motive, identity and ethical position require analysis. The documentary "Sugihara, Conspiracy of Kindness," a film by Kirk and Vicari, first…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Documentaries, Altruism
Bendus, Maryana – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This work deals with a number of issues relating to the multifaceted phenomenon of audiovisual translation. The primary concern of the dissertation is with the evaluation of translation strategies of extralinguistic culture-bound references, in particular, in films dubbed from English (as the source language) into Ukrainian (as the target…
Descriptors: Translation, Ukrainian, Cultural Influences, Semiotics
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Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Walton-Fisette, Theresa A.; Chase, Laura Frances – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Throughout this mediated society, young people, in particular, are mass consumers of corporatized media. The mediation of sport has long been critically examined within sociology and physical cultural studies [(e.g. Mcdonald, M. G., and S. Birrell. 1999. "Reading Sport Critically: A Methodology for Interrogating Power."…
Descriptors: Films, Physical Education, Content Analysis, Best Practices
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Fong, Emily Tsz Yan – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2010
Hong Kong popular culture played an important role in the construction and consolidation of Hong Kong identity long before the handover to China. In the past few years leading up to the 10th anniversary of the handover, both Hong Kong and China have undergone numerous changes which seem to be changing their relations. Whilst Hong Kong people had…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Intergroup Relations, Foreign Countries, Mandarin Chinese
Izgi, Ümit – Online Submission, 2017
In this research, opinions of preservice elementary teachers on science fiction films are investigated in terms of gender, academic success and department. The survey research method was used in this study. In this descriptive study, a relational screening model was used from survey method to determine the current situation. The relational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers
Sofalvi, Alan – International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 2011
Films have been used to present health messages throughout the history of the medium. The purpose of this article is to describe pictures from the silent film era that were designed to educate people about health issues. Films still available in at least one format were reviewed. Published reviews were also used to obtain information about these…
Descriptors: Health Education, Traffic Safety, Dental Health, Films
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Sigler, Thomas; Albandoz, Roberto I. – Journal of Geography, 2014
This article evaluates the learning outcomes of a month-long cities in film course offered during an intensive, four-week semester at a liberal arts college in the United States. The course was divided into four shorter units that explored specific cities and subregions in detail through multiple, and often conflicting, perspectives. It begins…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Instructional Design, Urbanization, Geography Instruction
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Dowd, James J. – Teaching Sociology, 1999
Explains the interest of sociologists in feature-length film analysis. Discusses the problems with using films in sociology courses. Describes two analytic devices to help students interpret films. Presents a teaching strategy that groups films to convey certain sociological theories. Appends a schedule of films and readings. (CMK)
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Strategies, Films, Higher Education
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Tibus, Maike; Heier, Anke; Schwan, Stephan – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
The present article examines how suitable expository films are for learning. This question was motivated by the assumption that films are processed in a superficial manner. However, previous research has been dominated by the analyses of outcome measures and has never taken a look at online measures so that no clear conclusions have been drawn.…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Films, Inferences, Naming
Agi, Marc – Francais dans le Monde, 1980
Discusses the processes, objectives, and hoped-for results of a series of film workshops. The following topics are addressed: (1) the production of short films by the group, (2) facilitation of a film club, and (3) film analysis. The contribution made by the workshops to personal development and intercultural relationships is discussed. (AMH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Education
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Massi, Maria Palmira; Blázquez, Bettiana Andrea – Teaching English with Technology, 2012
The importance of visual input in the contemporary ELT classroom is such that it is commonplace to use audiovisual elements provided by pictures, films, clips and the like. The power of images is unquestionable, and as the old saying goes, an image is worth a thousand words. Following this line of reasoning, the objective of this article is to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Visual Stimuli, Audiovisual Instruction
Boggs, Joseph M. – 1996
This guide aims to help students sharpen powers of observation, develop the skills and habits of perceptive watching, and discover complex aspects of film art. Organized in 16 chapters, the text, which focuses on narrative film, discusses film analysis in chapter 1 and establishes a foundation for understanding theme and story in chapters 2 and 3.…
Descriptors: Critical Viewing, Film Criticism, Film Study, Higher Education
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Blum-Ross, Alicia – Learning, Media and Technology, 2017
This article explores the dissonance between the expansive discourses imagined by the advocates for youth media as helping foster "empowerment" and "voice", versus the more circumscribed realities of participatory media production. I focus on a two-part case study--considering both a film-making project for "at risk"…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Student Developed Materials, Film Production, Juvenile Gangs
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Bittar, Eduardo C. B. – Human Rights Education Review, 2020
This article discusses ways in which the São Paulo human rights short film festival-"Entretodos" developed between 2013 and 2016. It considers the festival from the perspective of a coordinator and promoter, discussing its achievements within the socio-political context of this global city, and of Brazil more broadly, where there has…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Films, Correlation, Art
Clayton, Douglas N. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Several scholars (e.g. Bumpus, 2005; Champoux, 1999; Mayer, 2005) and practitioners (Gallos 2007; English & Steffy, 1995; Hackley, 2007) of workplace learning have put forward the claim that the use of film (and other forms of multimedia) enhances learning. If this is the case, particularly given the increasing pressure to do more with less,…
Descriptors: Films, Teaching Methods, Recall (Psychology), Workplace Learning
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