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Screen Lessons

What We Have Learned from Teachers on Television and in the Movies

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Edited By Mary M. Dalton and Laura R. Linder

This unprecedented volume includes 30 essays by teachers and students about the teacher characters who have inspired them. Drawing on film and television texts, the authors explore screen lessons from a variety of perspectives. Arranged in topical categories, the contributors examine the "good" teacher; the "bad" teacher; gender, sexuality, and teaching; race and ethnicity in the classroom; and lessons on social class. From such familiar texts as the Harry Potter series and School of Rock to classics like Blackboard Jungle and Golden Girls to unexpected narratives such as the Van Halen music video "Hot for Teacher" and Linda Ellerbee’s Nick News, the essays are both provocative and instructive.

Courses that could use this book include Education and Popular Culture, Cultural Foundations, Popular Culture Studies, other media studies and television genre classes.

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Names: Dalton, Mary M., editor. | Linder, Laura R. editor. Title: Screen lessons: what we have learned from teachers on television and in the movies / edited by Mary M. Dalton, Laura R. Linder. Description: New York: Peter Lang, 2017. Series: Counterpoints: studies in criticality; vol. 486 | ISSN 1058-1634 Includes bibliographical references and index. Identifiers: LCCN 2016050895 | ISBN 978-1-4331-3084-7 (hardcover: alk. paper) ISBN 978-1-4331-3083-0 (paperback: alk. paper) | ISBN 978-1-4331-3873-7 (ebook pdf) ISBN 978-1-4331-3874-4 (epub) | ISBN 978-1-4331-3875-1 (mobi) Subjects: LCSH: Teachers on television. | Teachers in motion pictures. Classification: LCC PN1992.8.T43 S37 2017 | DDC 791.43/6557—dc23 DOI 10.3726/978-1-4331-3873-7 LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2016050895

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