By Geoff Alexander
Exploring a realm of movie usually pushed aside as campy or contrived, this ebook lines the historical past of lecture room academic motion pictures from the silent period in the course of the Eighties, while movie ultimately started to lose flooring to video-based and electronic media. It profiles 35 person educational filmmakers who performed a task in bringing those approximately 110,000 16mm motion pictures to school rooms throughout North the US, paying specific awareness to auteur John Barnes and his mostly missed physique of labor. different subject matters contain: the construction businesses contributing to the expansion and improvement of the tutorial movie style; the complicated historical past of post-Sputnik, federally-funded academic tasks which inspired the expansion of the educational movie style; and the denouement of the style in study rooms and its resurgence on the web.
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The same professor will lecture to both groups. The achievement of the 2 groups will be assessed by several quizzes, a mid-semester and a ﬁnal examination. Analysis of covariance will be used. (2) Students will be randomly assigned to several sections of the lecture ball for each of the 2 Instructional methods. Scores on achievement tests will be analyzed to assess the effects of viewing distance, instructional method and possible interactions between the 2 conditions. (3) Students will be encouraged to review the ﬁlmed demonstrations on an optional basis out of class.
Unfortunately, many of the remaining prints of these important ﬁlms from World War II have fallen victim to this condition. S. involvement in World War II. 24 In titles such as Guards of the North (1941, dir. Raymond Spottiswoode), which described the task and importance of defending Iceland, the approximately 62 ﬁlms in the series made from 1940 through 1945 were uniquely Canadian in approach and perspective, furthering the Film Board tradition of deﬁning Canada to its citizens and to the world at large.
Board of Education decision of 1954 fueled the fears of local politicians and school administrators that any ﬁnancial ties with federal entities would result in unwanted judicial meddling. Much of the resistance came from rural communities, particularly in Southern states.
Academic Films for the Classroom. A History by Geoff Alexander