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Ryan Goble replied to Alex Peterson's discussion New documentary explores popular culture, relationships & power in the group Post-Secondary Educators
"Hi Alex, I'm just seeing this NOW - you might also copy and paste this discussion forum post into the media education group discussion forum as well! Thank you for sharing! Ryan"
Feb 7, 2013
Alex Peterson replied to Kaylee Campbell's discussion Using Disney to teach gender stereotypes in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Do you know about the MEF film "Mickey Mouse Monopoly"?  It explores this very topic.  http://www.mediaed.org/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=112 You can also download the free accompanying discussion guide that has a…"
Oct 23, 2012
Alex Peterson added a discussion to the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
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New film explores popular culture, relationships & power

I wanted to share the newest production of MEF's -- FLIRTING WITH DANGER -- which examines the way in popular culture and media messages impact how we think about issues such as power, pleasure, danger, agency, and victimization. More information is below.  --------------------------------------------------Flirting with DangerA riveting new documentary explores popular culture, relationships & power"This bracing film will make you squirm -- and provoke exactly the conversation our society…See More
Oct 23, 2012
Alex Peterson added a discussion to the group Post-Secondary Educators
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New documentary explores popular culture, relationships & power

I wanted to share the newest production of MEF's -- FLIRTING WITH DANGER -- which examines the way in popular culture and media messages impact how we think about issues such as power, pleasure, danger, agency, and victimization.  More information is below.   -------------------------------------------------- Flirting with Danger A riveting new documentary explores popular culture, relationships & power "This bracing film will make you squirm -- and provoke exactly the conversation our…See More
Oct 23, 2012
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Post-Secondary Educators

Do you use pop culture with the over 17 set? Come join this group for the post-secondary crowd!See More
Oct 23, 2012
Alex Peterson added a discussion to the group Media Education/Literacy
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New MEF film explores popular culture, relationships & power

I wanted to share the newest production of MEF's -- FLIRTING WITH DANGER -- which examines the way in popular culture and media messages impact how we think about issues such as power, pleasure, danger, agency, and victimization. More information is below.  --------------------------------------------------Flirting with DangerA riveting new documentary explores popular culture, relationships & power"This bracing film will make you squirm -- and provoke exactly the conversation our society…See More
Oct 23, 2012
Alex Peterson replied to Shannon Carey's discussion QUESTION: Teaching Students to Think Critically with Media in the group Media Education/Literacy
"Hi Shannon!   The Media Education Foundation has lots of good resources to help students think critically about media.  For high school, you might try: Spin the…"
Sep 10, 2012
Alex Peterson replied to Katie Shickman's discussion QUESTION: Gender & Film in the group Teach with Moving Images
"Great!  I was going to pipe up and mention "Killing Us Softly 4" (that's the latest one), but you & Debra already did!    You might also be into "The Codes of Gender", which does a very good job at…"
Aug 11, 2011
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Teach with Moving Images

Do you like teaching with movies? Like using TV and online films for teaching? Grab some popcorn and have a seat!See More
Aug 11, 2011
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Apr 27, 2010
Alex Peterson replied to Stacey Drenk's discussion QUESTIOM: Does anyone have any info on previous installments of TCM's Race in Hollywood film fest? in the group Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff
"Yes, they have indeed been doing this for a while. I've never actually seen any of these series but they do look interesting. Asian Images in Film -- http://www.tcm.com/2008/aif/index.jsp Black Images on Film --…"
Apr 27, 2010
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Media Education/Literacy

I'm partial to Media Education, but the more popular conceptualization of these issues is Media Literacy. Join here do discuss these educational movements.See More
Jan 13, 2010
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Identity: Gender, Race, Sexuality & Other Tricky Stuff

How do you teach about identity, gender, race sexuality and related topics using popular culture?See More
Jan 13, 2010
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Jan 13, 2010

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