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  1. 1. Ideas in Practice: Theoretical Bases for Using Movies in Developmental Coursework <ul><li>Presenter: Connie Chung 鐘丹旎 </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor: Dr. Pi-Ying Teresa Hsu </li></ul><ul><li>October 20, 2008. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Sweeney, L.(2006). Ideas in Practice: Theoretical Bases for Using Movies in Developmental Coursework. Journal of Developmental Education, 29 (3), 28-34. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Content <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching application in my teaching plan </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Many developmental educators have shown movies in reading or writing classes, but most developmental educators cannot support their use of movies using literacy theory. </li></ul><ul><li>(Sweeney, 2006) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Introduction <ul><li>Based upon writer’s own years of experience as a reading specialist and put forth theoretical reasons for using movies in developmental coursework. </li></ul><ul><li>(Sweeney, 2006) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Application <ul><li>Movies are diverting and part of popular culture, surely a good means by which to help outsiders feel more at ease in the academic environment. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Principles I <ul><li>Recontextualization </li></ul><ul><li>A movie viewer identifies with characters and empathizes with situations. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Principles I <ul><li>Recontextualization </li></ul><ul><li>Writing about movie characters or favorite stars can be helpful in a developmental assignment such as writing a narrative. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Example choose a topic of a movie research information about the movie find that character has same background with student allow the student to make a deep personal association
  10. 10. Principles II <ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Structure refers to specific organizational patterns. Developmental reading should emphasize text structure as one method of helping readers understand texts. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Principles II <ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Some students have no concept of text structure, those students will facing a major struggle when they write a compare report. However, students often have innate sense of a movie’s structure. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Example respond to a movie write a draft review look up other reviews on Internet
  13. 13. Write final argumentative paper compare their own ideas with other critics construct plot to aid comprehension
  14. 14. Principles III <ul><li>Intertextuality </li></ul><ul><li>This term is related to reader-response theory and concerns the connection readers and writers make between their own experiences. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Principles III <ul><li>Intertextuality </li></ul><ul><li>Intertexuality in developmental classrooms need not end with books and movies. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Example read the author’s comments, articles teach student cite sentences from reviews realize books can be connected to other subject area
  17. 17. Principles IV <ul><li>Critical literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Critical literacy refers to the purposes of literacy beyond literal reading and writing. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Principles IV <ul><li>Critical literacy </li></ul><ul><li>The idea of critical literacy is important for developmental students, they should be aware of the social, political coming from popular culture, reflections of the forces, and more. </li></ul>
  19. 19. compare the changes in society Example watch the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey
  20. 20. Conclusion <ul><li>Integrating movies with books and other print materials provides a wonderful way to help students play on their other intelligences. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Teaching application in my teaching plan
  22. 22. Teaching application in my teaching plan <ul><li>Age: Junior high school students </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 80 minutes/per week </li></ul><ul><li>Material: P.S. I Love You </li></ul>
  23. 23. Teaching application in my teaching plan First week: Second week: Activities Time Warm up 10 minutes Movie Part I 60 minutes Discussion I 10 minutes Activities Time Movie Part II 60 minutes Discussion II 10 minutes Homework 10 minutes
  24. 24. Teaching application in my teaching plan <ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter to one person in your mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Please describe your feelings about him/her. </li></ul><ul><li>Please tell him/her how he/she influences on you. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your wonderful memory about him/her . </li></ul>