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Rosales, Jennifer Ann – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
The Echo Park Film Center, a Los Angeles nonprofit media education organization, teaches underprivileged youth how to comprehend and make media in order to empower them to speak and be heard. Due to the organization's nonmainstream media courses and its connection to its community, the Center is able to create a participatory and socially…
Descriptors: Youth, Journalism Education, After School Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
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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
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Meager, Nigel – Education 3-13, 2018
Dewey's philosophy of experience has aesthetic experience at its core as he melds artificial dualities between thinking and experiencing [Dewey, J. 1934. "Art as Experience." In "John Dewey the Later Works," 1925-1953, Vol. 10. 1988, edited by J. Boydston, 1-352. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press]. This deeply…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Art Education, Childrens Art, Educational Philosophy
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Gibbs, Alexis – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2017
This paper proceeds from the premise that film can be educational in a broader sense than its current use in classrooms for illustrative purposes, and explores the idea that film might function as a form of education in itself. To investigate the phenomenon of film as education, it is necessary to first address a number of assumptions about film,…
Descriptors: Films, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Phenomenology
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Albrecht, Vera; Comins, Barbara – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2014
This article informs about a multidisciplinary learning community targeting first year students from diverse cultural backgrounds at an urban community college. The combination of English, art, and philosophy of art in a "Creativity Cluster" offers an excellent opportunity for great teaching and learning experiences. Yet, how can faculty…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Freshmen, Cultural Background
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Richerme, Lauren Kapalka – Music Educators Journal, 2015
This article introduces some of the practices in which various poststructuralist authors engage and suggests applications for music education. First, an explanation of how some poststructuralist authors embrace exclusions and how music educators might draw on such thinking and action is offered. Second, the article articulates various…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Music Education, Music Teachers, Self Concept
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Frank, Jeff – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2013
The documentary film is a popular curriculum tool, and the goal of this paper is to expand the educational significance of the documentary genre. I argue that current understandings of this genre are limited and limiting, and offer an alternative perspective on the genre. This alternative will be built from Stanley Cavell's philosophy of…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Documentaries, Role, Teaching Methods
Raider-Roth, Miriam, Ed.; Silin, Jonathan, Ed. – Bank Street College of Education, 2015
This issue is a Festschrift in honor of Harriet K. Cuffaro, a Bank Street College faculty member from 1968-1998. A Festschrift--a volume reflecting the values, theories, and passions of a senior scholar in a field--seeks to offer scholarship that builds on these contributions. Harriet Cuffaro has touched and shaped more lives of teachers,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Decision Making
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Kuuse, Anna-Karin; Lindgren, Monica; Skåreus, Eva – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to analyze how the music educational program of El Sistema Sweden is advertised and legitimized through moving images. The films are a major part of the information on the Swedish national website of El Sistema and are supposed to contribute to the picture that the organization and its founders wish to market. The use…
Descriptors: Music Education, Program Descriptions, Advertising, Web Sites
O'Connor, John E., Ed. – 1977
This report on a conference, which brought together representatives of various humanistic disciplines to explore the cross-disciplinary appeal of film study as well as the use of film in stimulating scholarship and teaching, includes a narrative summary of the day's conversations and issues raised, as well as of reprints of articles that suggest…
Descriptors: American Culture, Anthropology, Documentaries, Film Criticism
Johnson, Donald – 1969
The primary objective of the guide or introduction is to present approaches to providing a well balanced course or unit on China, India, and Japan. In the study of Asian cultures it is necessary to stress historic facts and the richness of the culture; an exclusive attention to economic growth, modernization, and the social and political problems…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies
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Kapucu, Munise Seçkin – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This study aims to examine nature of science themes, philosophical movements, and overall concepts covered in the documentary film, "Einstein and Eddington". A qualitative research method was used. In this study, the documentary film "Einstein and Eddington," the viewing time of which is 1 hour and 28 minutes, was used as the…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Scientific Principles, Philosophy, Scientific Concepts
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Elmore, Garland C. – Communication Education, 1983
Surveyed different departments that offer undergraduate degrees in radio-television-film. Compared (1) philosophies; (2) semester hours offered and required in radio-television-film; (3) faculty qualifications; (4) dollars invested in equipment and training facilities; and (5) student enrollment degree data. Departments included broadcasting,…
Descriptors: Departments, Educational Research, Enrollment, Higher Education
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Crawford, Donald – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2010
Monroe Beardsley's "Aesthetics" was published the year the author was a junior philosophy major at the University of California, Berkeley, and by the end of that academic year, the author had completed semester courses in the history of ancient as well as modern philosophy, logic, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. The requirements remaining…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Criticism, Textbooks
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Smith, Nick L. – New Directions for Program Evaluation, 1981
A project supported by the National Institute of Education is adapting evaluation procedures from such areas as philosophy, geography, operations research, journalism, film criticism, and other areas. The need for such methods is reviewed, as is the context in which they function, and their contributions to evaluation methodology. (Author/GK)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach
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