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Alexander, Matthew; Waxman, Dael; White, Patricia – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2006
Cinemeducation refers to the use of movies or movie clips to educate learners about the psychosocial aspects of health care. This paper describes the use of a clip from the movie, "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" to teach medical students about chronic illness. The clip is used to set up a case study based on the lead character, Gilbert…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Medical Students, Instructional Films, Case Method (Teaching Technique)