Teacher Education Goes Global
Joanne Kilgour Dowdy Module
Course Name: Reading and Writing in Adolescence and Adulthood
Module Title: Global Film Reading Website
Module Description: UNIT: Reading Film: VISUAL LITERACY AND GLOBAL APPLICATIONS This writing workshop is a means to preparing student teachers to work in culturally diverse classrooms. It ensures a practical approach to them being culturally relevant in any space where they must meet the needs of the ever-changing dynamics of the fact of multiple intelligences as represented by their students'learning styles.
Global Learning Outcomes Addressed: Knowledge: Understands his/her culture in global and comparative context (recognizes that his/her culture is one of many diverse cultures & that alternative perceptions & behaviors may be based in cultural differences)
Time Required: Preparing students to go onto the website could take more than two sessions. One group took one hour to complete using the site and then entering their reflections on the use of the site to increase awareness of a global perspective through using film.
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Joanne, I really like the concept of reading text - regardless of the medium - and analyzing/critiquing it. In physical education, we do that with magazines, media, etc. I was wondering if you had your students develop their own text and had the students read, analyze, and critique one another's work?

Thanks for your hard work!

Jen Fisette

Joanne, I think your module is very intriguing. For the video clips, by the third one, I was counting shots, looking at the lighting and analyzing the colors used. You have created s truly engaging module. deb