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Teaching With Movies: Recreation, Sports, Tourism, and PE

Teaching With Movies: Recreation, Sports, Tourism, and PE

by Teresa O'Bannon, Marni Goldenberg


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ISBN-13: 9780736065085
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 08/20/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 11 - 18 Years

About the Author

Teresa O'Bannon, PhD, is an assistant professor in the department of recreation, parks and tourism at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. An avid movie buff since seeing Jaws as a child, she has been teaching and working in the field of recreation, parks, and tourism for over 15 years. In her spare time, Dr. O'Bannon likes—what else?—watching movies and television shows, reading current-event magazines, and—despite what she saw in Jaws—snorkeling.

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Marni Goldenberg, PhD, is an assistant professor in the recreation, parks, and tourism administration program at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She has been teaching full time at Cal Poly since 2003. Dr. Goldenberg uses movies in her classroom as a teaching tool and frequently relates the topics of the course to popular culture movies. She received her PhD from the University of Minnesota in 2002. Dr. Goldenberg has researched and presented on the use of movies as educational tools. In her leisure time, she enjoys hiking, mountain biking, climbing, running with her dog, and being outdoors.

Table of Contents

Movie Finder
Introduction: Movies as Teaching Tools
Now Playing
13 Going on 30
50 First Dates
About Schmidt
Bad News Bears, The
Beach, The
Bend It Like Beckham
Billy Elliot
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
Born Into Brothels
Breaking Away
Coach Carter
Cutting Edge, The
Day After Tomorrow, The
Dirty Dancing
Dream Team, The
Eight Below
Endurance, The: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
Failure to Launch
Fever Pitch
For Love of the Game
Four Minutes
Friday Night Lights
Gentleman's Game, A
Glory Road
Gods Must Be Crazy, The
Greatest Game Ever Played, The
Hotel Rwanda
Hudsucker Proxy, The
Hurricane, The
Ice Castles
Inconvenient Truth, An
Keep Your Eyes Open
League of Their Own, A
Lorax, The
Mad Hot Ballroom
Milagro Beanfield War, The
Million Dollar Baby
Motorcycle Diaries, The
Moulin Rouge
Mr. Miami Beach: The Remarkable Story of Carl Fisher
My Left Foot
Mystery, Alaska
Patch Adams
Project Grizzly
Remember the Titans
Ringer, The
River Runs Through It, A
Roger & Me
Rookie, The
Saint Ralph
Sandlot, The
Save the Last Dance
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Shall We Dance?
Shot at Glory, A
Steel Magnolias
Super Size Me
Take the Lead
Touching the Void
We Are Marshall
Young and the Dead, The

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