‘Seeing from a different angle’: the role of pop culture in teaching for diversity and critical media literacy in adult education

@inproceedings{Tisdell2007SeeingFA,
  title={‘Seeing from a different angle’: the role of pop culture in teaching for diversity and critical media literacy in adult education},
  author={Elizabeth J. Tisdell and Patricia Marie Thompson},
  year={2007}
}
Entertainment media is a part of everyday life for most adults, including adult educators. This paper reports on a mixed method study, informed by social constructivism and critical media literacy, exploring US adult educators’ consumption of entertainment media, how it affects their thinking about group identities, and how they draw on it in their teaching and learning, particularly in regard to teaching about diversity issues. 215 adult educators from the US responded to the survey and 15… CONTINUE READING

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