Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Film: Reel Education

Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Film: Reel Education


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415737678
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/23/2014
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel P. Liston is Professor of Education at University of Colorado, Boulder

Ian Parker Renga is a Doctoral Candidate in Education at University of Colorado, Boulder

Table of Contents


Introduction: An Invitation to Read and View

Section 1: Teaching

Section 1 Introduction: On Teaching in Film

  1. The Teacher Archetype in the Movies
  2. James Rhem

  3. From Blackboard To Smartboard: Hollywood’s Perennially Misleading Teacher Heroes
  4. Avram Barlowe and Ann Cook

  5. Exploring the Heroic Teacher Narrative with Help From the Trickster
  6. Ian Parker Renga

  7. Contending Views of Teaching in Film
  8. Daniel P. Liston

  9. Monsieur Lazhar: The Subversive Dance of Relationship and the "Fierce Urgency of Now"
  10. Linda Irwin-DeVitis and Joseph L. DeVitis

    Section 2: Learning

    Section 2: Introduction: On Learning in Film

  11. Pastry, Practice, and the Pursuit of Excellence: A Commentary on Kings of Pastry
  12. Jennie Whitcomb

  13. Dilemmas of Becoming in Searching for Bobby Fischer
  14. Kevin O’Connor, Lisa Comparini, Stephen Dine Young, and Anna-Ruth Allen

  15. Whale Rider: Culture, Cosmopolitanism, and Unofficial Schooling
  16. Steven Weiland

  17. The History Boys and Cosmopolitanism
  18. Daniel P. Liston and Ian Parker Renga

  19. A Poetics of Moral Education: Insights from Lee Chang-Dong’s Poetry
  20. David T. Hansen and Kyung Hwa Jung

    Section 3: Schooling

    Section 3 Introduction: On Schooling in Film

  21. Creating Classroom Civility
  22. Megan J. Laverty

  23. White Supremacy, Neo/Colonial Education, and the Struggle for Precious Knowledge
  24. José García, Luis Urrieta, Jr., and Eric Ruiz Bybee

  25. Dropout Nation: The School to Prison Pipeline, Educational Reform and Caring for African American and Latino Students
  26. Courtney S. Robinson, Luis Urrieta, Jr., and Nydia A. Counts

  27. The Dialectical Progression: From The First Year and Waiting for "Superman" to TEACH
  28. James Trier

  29. Waiting for "Superman", The Inconvenient Truth Behind "Waiting for ‘Superman’", and Taking Sides in Debates About Public Schools

Katy M. Swalwell and Michael W. Apple


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