9780807742891

Teaching Youth Media: A Critical Guide to Literacy, Video Production, and Social Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807742891

  • ISBN10:

    0807742899

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Teachers College Pr

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Summary

This book explores the power of using media education to help urban teenagers develop their critical thinking and literacy skills. Drawing on his 20 years of experience working with inner-city youth at the acclaimed Educational Video Center (EVC) in New York City, Steven Goodman looks closely at both the problems and possibilities of this model of media education.

Author Biography

Steven Goodman is the founder and Executive Director of the Educational Video Center (EVC) in New York City.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Maxine Greene
Acknowledgements xi
Introduction 1(3)
Critical Literacy: Reading the Dominant Medium
4(4)
The Factory System of Schooling
8(2)
Attempts to Go Beyond the Factory System: Teaching With and About the Media
10(8)
Working Toward Synthesis at EVC
18(2)
Closing the Disconnect
20(3)
Framing the Inner-City Teenager: Criminals, Consumers, and the Literacy Gap
23(14)
Two Systems of Authority
24(1)
And Justice for Some
25(1)
Selling Teen Rebellion
26(1)
Youth Culture Spies
27(2)
Empowered to Speak for Themselves
29(2)
Multiple Literacies: Reading and Writing the Media
31(6)
Cameras and Guns in the Streets: Teaching Critical Literacy in the Documentary Workshop
37(24)
The Doc Workshop
38(2)
Out on a Shoot
40(1)
Talking and Watching Words
41(2)
Self-Portraits
43(2)
Making It Public
45(3)
Trusting Information
48(2)
Local Interpreters
50(1)
Out on a Shoot (Revisited)
51(3)
Teaching and Learning in the Zone of Proximal Development
54(7)
Dreams and Nightmares: A Case Study of Video in a Classroom
61(38)
Setting the Context: A Community Under Siege
64(1)
The Class
65(1)
Logging
66(4)
Choosing a Group Topic
70(14)
Interviewing
84(6)
Reflections and Releases
90(6)
Transformations
96(3)
Conclusion: Reimagining the School Day
99(14)
Barriers in School
100(2)
Opportunities After School
102(2)
Youth Media as Civic Engagement
104(1)
Social Capital
105(2)
Reimagining the School Day
107(2)
Documentation, Reflection, and Staff Development
109(1)
Student Voices
109(4)
References 113(4)
Suggested Works 117(2)
Index 119(10)
About the Author 129

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