Education (EDUC) - Educational Representations in Popular Culture

EDUC 5276  Educational Representations in Popular Culture


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course will examine how culture forms education and schooling and how it is being presented in popular culture. Novels, poetry, songs, television, film, the Internet, and newspapers are all possible areas for critical exploration to examine topics such as teacher, student, administration, support staff, parents, the community, architecture, and so on and how they are represented in popular culture. Part of this course will look at what role these media play within a curriculum.

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