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Fails, Eleanor V. – Teaching Sociology, 1988
Describes a strategy for teaching social theory through video which was used in a pilot study of undergraduate sociology majors at Duquesne University (Iowa). Includes the films chosen and the techniques used in analysis. Several theoretical themes addressed in the films are presented. Concludes by discussing evaluative procedures. (Author/BSR)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Instructional Films
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Burton, C. Emory – Teaching Sociology, 1988
Research shows that films can be effective in engaging the interest of students in an appealing manner. States that, with the growth of video cassettes, feature films should become an economical and more widely employed teaching medium. Suggestions for using films in education are given and sociologically relevant films in 39 categories are…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Educational Innovation, Filmographies, Higher Education