Popular Culture in the Classroom

Teaching and Researching Critical Media Literacy

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Paperback: 9780872072459
pub: 2002-08-01
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About the Book

This book is written for teachers, researchers, and theorists who have grown up in a world radically different from that of the students they teach and study. It considers the possibilities involved in teaching critical media literacy using popular culture, and explore what such teaching might look like in your classroom.

Published by International Reading Association

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword. Teaching Critical Media Literacy Using Popular Culture Texts. Approaches to Teaching Using Popular Culture and the Politics of Pleasure. Engaging Primary Grade Students in Critical Media Literacy: Jennifer's Lesson. Engaging Upper Elementary Students in Critical Media Literacy: Margaret's Lesson. Engaging Middle School Students in Critical Media Literacy: Donna's Lesson. Identities, Positioning, and Critical Media Literacy. Where we Are and Where we Need to go in Theory and Research.

About the Series

IRA's Literacy Studies Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU029020
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics