Using film to explore high school students' cultural attitudes in social studies

Chislett, Amy Danielle (2008) Using film to explore high school students' cultural attitudes in social studies. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

This thesis addresses the question, "Can a social studies learning activity, using film, help students become more aware of their cultural attitudes?" The research explores the use of the teaching tool, film, in combination with a learning activity to provide students with a valuable learning experience that encourages them to examine their cultural attitudes. This thesis argues for further inclusion of cultural attitude awareness in the social studies programs as part of citizenship education. The learning activity designed and used in this thesis proves to be a valuable way to encourage student cultural attitude awareness. The goal of this research is that further investigation and implementation of cultural attitude awareness of students will be carried out in high school social studies.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/9412
Item ID: 9412
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (leaves 81-85)
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: 2008
Date Type: Submission
Geographic Location: Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Cultural awareness--Newfoundland and Labrador; High school students--Newfoundland and Labrador--Attitudes; Motion pictures in education--Newfoundland and Labrador

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