Teaching with Disney (Counterpoints #477) (Paperback)

Teaching with Disney (Counterpoints #477) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Julie C. Garlen (Editor), Jennifer a. Sandlin (Editor) Cover Image
By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Julie C. Garlen (Editor), Jennifer a. Sandlin (Editor)

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This is book number 477 in the Counterpoints series.


Teaching with Disney, the first comprehensive volume on Disney as cultural pedagogy and classroom praxis, explores what it means to teach, learn, and live in a world where many familiar discourses are dominated by The Walt Disney Company. The book analyzes the ways in which the powerful messages of Disney shape the way we teach and learn. Featuring scholars from a wide range of educational contexts, including educational foundations, art education, higher education, K-12 contexts, adult education, media literacy, critical pedagogy, and curriculum studies, this book is accessible and interesting to a global audience of educational researchers and practitioners as well as undergraduate and graduate students in educational foundations, curriculum and instruction, curriculum theory, critical media education, art education, sociology of education, and related fields. Discussion questions are provided for each chapter to help facilitate class discussions and assignments. This is an excellent assignment text for education classrooms.

About the Author

Julie C. Garlen is Associate Professor of Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Georgia Southern University. Jennifer A. Sandlin is Associate Professor in the Justice and Social Inquiry program in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. They are also the editors of Disney, Culture, and Curriculum (2016).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781433128813
ISBN-10: 1433128810
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: April 27th, 2016
Pages: 229
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints