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Title Graphic novels and comics in the classroom [electronic resource] : essays on the educational power of sequential art / edited by Carrye Kay Syma and Robert G. Weiner ; foreword by Robert V. Smith ; afterword by Mel Gibson.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Description 1 online resource (xii, 286 pages) : illustrations
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Foreword / Robert V. Smith -- Introduction / Robert G. Weiner and Carrye Kay Syma -- Part I: Significance of graphic novels and comics: then and now -- Using comics to teach the language arts in the 1940s and 1950s / Carol L. Tilley -- Stigmatization, multimodality and metaphor: comics in the adult English as a second language classroom / Alice Leber-Cook and Roy T. Cook -- The attitudes of some students on the use of comics in higher education / Christina L. Blanch and Thalia M. Mulvihill -- Part II: Teaching graphic novels and comics in the classroom -- "I can get college credit for reading Batman? That's a joke, right?" Confessions of a fanboy professor teaching comic books / David Whitt -- "What the __?" Pre-service teachers meet and grapple over graphic novels in the classroom / James Bucky Carter -- Teaching intertexuality and parody through the graphic "supertext": Martin Rowson's The waste land (1990) / Kevin M. Flanagan -- Part III: Graphic novels and comics, beyond the text -- "Remember, remember the fifth of November": using graphic novels to teach dystopian literature / Daniel Ian Rubin -- Exploring the art in sequential art: an art historical approach to teaching comics / Abram Fox -- On teaching comics and graphic novels in the medieval and renaissance classroom / Christina C. Angel -- Leagues, evildoers and tales of survival: graphic novels and the world history classroom / Maryanne A. Rhett -- "Indisciplinary" teaching: comics studies and research writing pedagogy / Phillip Troutman -- Part IV: Specific graphic novels and comics and their application in educational settings -- Teaching "The auto-graphic novel": autobiographical comics and the ethics of readership / Rebecca Scherr -- Teaching theory through Y: the last man / Timothy D. Arner -- Approaching literacy features through the graphic novel Logicomix / Marianna Missiou and Yiannis Koukoulas -- Manga, the atomic bomb and the challenges of teaching historical atrocity: Keiji Nakazawa's Barefoot Gen / Jeremy R. Ricketts -- Information comics: risks and pitfalls / Felix Keller and Dorothea Oechslin -- Graphic N-extbooks: a journey beyond traditional textbooks / Jeremy Short, David Ketchen and Jeff Shelstad -- Part V: Cultural implications of graphic novels and comics -- Beyond borders: teaching global awareness through the graphic novel / Lan Dong -- The benefits of writing comics / Diana Maliszewski -- Multicultural education through graphic novels / Rebecca M. Marrall -- "So, Joss, why do you always write these strong women characters?" Using Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men to teach feminism / Erin Hollis -- Sequential art for qualitative research / Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower -- Afterword / Mel Gibson -- About the contributors -- Index.
Summary "Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc., in education.
Graphic novels in education.
EDUCATION / Computers & Technology.
Comic books, strips, etc., in education. (OCoLC)fst00869179
Graphic novels in education. (OCoLC)fst01893932
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Syma, Carrye Kay.
Weiner, Robert G., 1966-
OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Graphic novels and comics in the classroom. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013] 9780786459131 (DLC) 2013010027 (OCoLC)817595720
ISBN 9781476601977 (electronic bk.)
1476601976 (electronic bk.)

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