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  • 1. Ideas in Practice: Theoretical Bases for Using Movies in Developmental Coursework
    • Presenter: Connie Chung 鐘丹旎
    • Instructor: Dr. Pi-Ying Teresa Hsu
    • October 20, 2008.
  • 2.
    • Sweeney, L.(2006). Ideas in Practice: Theoretical Bases for Using Movies in Developmental Coursework. Journal of Developmental Education, 29 (3), 28-34.
  • 3. Content
    • Introduction
    • Application
    • Conclusion
    • Teaching application in my teaching plan
  • 4. Introduction
    • Many developmental educators have shown movies in reading or writing classes, but most developmental educators cannot support their use of movies using literacy theory.
    • (Sweeney, 2006)
  • 5. Introduction
    • Based upon writer’s own years of experience as a reading specialist and put forth theoretical reasons for using movies in developmental coursework.
    • (Sweeney, 2006)
  • 6. Application
    • 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.
  • 7. Principles I
    • Recontextualization
    • A movie viewer identifies with characters and empathizes with situations.
  • 8. Principles I
    • Recontextualization
    • Writing about movie characters or favorite stars can be helpful in a developmental assignment such as writing a narrative.
  • 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. Principles II
    • Structure
    • Structure refers to specific organizational patterns. Developmental reading should emphasize text structure as one method of helping readers understand texts.
  • 11. Principles II
    • Structure
    • 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.
  • 12. Example respond to a movie write a draft review look up other reviews on Internet
  • 13. Write final argumentative paper compare their own ideas with other critics construct plot to aid comprehension
  • 14. Principles III
    • Intertextuality
    • This term is related to reader-response theory and concerns the connection readers and writers make between their own experiences.
  • 15. Principles III
    • Intertextuality
    • Intertexuality in developmental classrooms need not end with books and movies.
  • 16. Example read the author’s comments, articles teach student cite sentences from reviews realize books can be connected to other subject area
  • 17. Principles IV
    • Critical literacy
    • Critical literacy refers to the purposes of literacy beyond literal reading and writing.
  • 18. Principles IV
    • Critical literacy
    • 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.
  • 19. compare the changes in society Example watch the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 20. Conclusion
    • Integrating movies with books and other print materials provides a wonderful way to help students play on their other intelligences.
  • 21. Teaching application in my teaching plan
  • 22. Teaching application in my teaching plan
    • Age: Junior high school students
    • Time: 80 minutes/per week
    • Material: P.S. I Love You
  • 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. Teaching application in my teaching plan
    • Homework
    • Write a letter to one person in your mind.
    • Please describe your feelings about him/her.
    • Please tell him/her how he/she influences on you.
    • Write down your wonderful memory about him/her .