Watching TV Is Not Required Thinking about Media and Thinking about Thinking

ISBN-10: 041599487X

ISBN-13: 9780415994873

Edition: 2009

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Description: This text uses a social world as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social construction of reality embedded in the experience of TV.

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List price: $32.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/21/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Bernard McGrane received his Ph.D. from New York University and taught at Vermont College, Colby College, Cuesta Community College, UCLA, Pitzer College, and the University of California, Irvine before accepting his current position at Chapman University. He is the author of Beyond Anthropology, Society and the Other, and The Un-TV and the 10 MPH Car-Experiments in Personal Freedom and Everyday Life.

John Gunderson received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 2003. John�s work is focused on the belief in the power of passionate teaching, awareness and learning and its ability to transform education and people�s lives. To this end, he has been actively publishing scholarly work and presenting at conferences such as AERA and AME. His published works have been about diverse topics from teaching and learning, school reform, college life and the media.

Preface for Educators
Preview: The Parable of Plato's Cave
Parent TV: Our Third Parent
Identity TV: You Are What You Watch
Reality TV: TV is a Place Where We Live
Consumerism TV: You Are What You Want
Relationship TV: I Don't Really Love You, I Love Gordon's Gin/John Cusack
Children's TV: Saturday Morning Ghetto
Mirror TV: Looking Glass Self
Un-TV: No TV And Meditation TV
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