Tag Archives: Film Studies

Politicizing Documentary Pedagogy in the name of the Precariat

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (2) Ben Stork, Seattle University   In its current configuration, American higher education subtly attempts to foreclose explicit discussions of its working conditions through the structures of instructional employment. For contingent faculty, members of … Continue reading

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“New Weapons” for the Precariat in Film and Media Studies

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (2) Charles Burnetts, King’s University College, Western University This essay seeks to reproduce the candor and incisiveness of the adjunct memoir in its critique of contingent hiring practices in the academy, without being an … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogies & Film Education in Neoliberal Times: Notes for Educators who Haven’t Given Up

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier   Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Matteo Stocchetti  Åbo Academy, Helsinki University, Arcada University    Introduction Cinema is an influential form of expression with both manipulative and critical potentials. Neoliberalism needs cinema for its … Continue reading

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Finding the Face-to-Face When You Have No Face: Fostering Student-Student and Student-Professor Engagement in the Online Media Classroom

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Kelly Kessler  DePaul University The beginning of my appointment at DePaul University directly coincided with The College of Communication’s (my home unit’s) push to increase its profile as a site for … Continue reading

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Designing and Assessing Hybrid Cinema Studies Courses

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges University of Washington Why Hybrid Pedagogy? Since 1996, my web-enhanced courses have supplemented face-to-face instruction with course websites and online film or reading responses. I’ve also used online tools … Continue reading

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Teaching Experimental Cinema Online

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Glyn Davis  University of Edinburgh In April and May of 2014, I ran a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Andy Warhol via the Coursera platform. ‘Warhol’ ran for five weeks … Continue reading

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But How Do We Know They Watched It? Adapting to the Flipped Classroom Conundrum

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Ruari Elkington and Peter Schembri Queensland University of Technology Those who teach film and media need to use screen content to illustrate their subjects. For example, students want illustrations to accompany … Continue reading

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Using Short Films and Regular Viewing Habits as a Catalyst for Online Pedagogy

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Matt Swift  Ohio State University Amidst increasing integration of online teaching and learning, Cinema and Media Studies programs face great challenges primarily in the areas of access to pedagogical content, and how … Continue reading

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Surfing the Archive: Teaching Humanistic Approaches to Historical Research Using Online Media Archives and Digital Databases

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol. 2 (3) Fall 2014 Colleen Montgomery University of Texas at Austin   Like many film history instructors, I find that most of my students enter the classroom with both a wealth of personal experiences with … Continue reading

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Case Studies of Local Film Exhibition: An Undergraduate Research Assignment

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol. 2(3) Fall 2014 Jonah Horwitz and Andrea Comiskey University of Wisconsin – Madison     In 2012, we developed a research assignment for a large undergraduate lecture course, taught by Jonah, on US film history … Continue reading

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