Julie C. Garlen, Georgia Southern Unversity and Jennifer A. Sandlin, Arizona State University4-27-2016
Teaching with Disney, the first comprehensive volume on Disney as cultural pedagogy and classroom praxis, explores what it means to teach, learn, and live in a world where many familiar discourses are dominated by The Walt Disney Company. The book analyzes the ways in which the powerful messages of Disney shape the way we teach and learn. Featuring scholars from a wide range of educational contexts, including educational foundations, art education, higher education, K-12 contexts, adult education, media literacy, critical pedagogy, and curriculum studies, this book is accessible and interesting to a global audience of educational researchers and practitioners as ... Read more
Jennifer A. Sandlin, Arizona State University and Julie C. Garlen, Georgia Southern Unversity3-21-2016
A presence for decades in individuals’ everyday life practices and identity formation, the Walt Disney Company has more recently also become an influential element within the "big" curriculum of public and private spaces outside of yet in proximity to formal educational institutions. Disney, Culture, and Curriculum explores the myriad ways that Disney’s curricula and pedagogies manifest in public consciousness, cultural discourses, and the education system. Examining Disney’s historical development and contemporary manifestations, this book critiques and deconstructs its products and perspectives while providing insight into Disney’s operations within popular culture and everyday life in the United States and beyond.
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Michael L. Bentley, Michael P. Mueller, and Bruce Martin1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Katie L. Brkich co-authored “Chocolate Choices” in the publication Connecting Children to Nature: Ideas and Activities for Parents and Educators.
Patricia Paugh, University of Massachusetts Boston; Tricia M. Kress, University of Massachusetts Boston; and Robert L. Lake, Georgia Southern University2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Lake co-edited Teaching towards Democracy with Postmodern and Popular Culture Texts alongside non-faculty members Patricia Paugh and Tricia M. Kress.
Georgia Southern University faculty member Katie L. Brkich co-authored “Shadows of the Past: Historical Interpretation, Propaganda Awareness, and the Story of Ender Wiggin” alongside non-faculty members Christopher Andrew Brkich and Tim Barko in Teaching towards Democracy with Postmodern and Popular Culture Texts.
Lake also co-authored "Exploring the Tensions Between Narrative Imagination and Official Knowledge through the Life of Pi" alongside non-faculty member Laura Rychly in Teaching towards Democracy with Postmodern and Popular Culture ... Read more
WISDOMe Monograph Volume 2: Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling: A Driver for STEM Integrated Education and Teaching in Context
Robert L. Mayes, Georgia Southern University and Larry Hatfield1-1-2012
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert Mayes co-edited WISDOMe Monograph Volume 2: Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling: A Driver for STEM Integrated Education and Teaching in Contexty. He co-authered "Overview and Acknowledgements," "Quantitative Reasoning in Context," and "Quantitative Reasoning: Perspective from STEM Faculty" in the publication.
Book Summary: Quantitative reasoning is an essential tool for scientists, applied mathematicians, and statisticians in their work to model real world phenomena and address grand challenges in environment and energy. Some exemplars from practitioners in the established fields of biology and ecology, as well as from the emerging field of computational science are explicated ... Read more
WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education
Larry Hatfield and S. Chamberlin1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes authored “Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in the Sciences: A Virtual Conversation” in the publication WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education..
Book Summary: Mathematics education, STMC, Science and Mathematics Teaching Center, University of Wyoming
In Sprint 2011 the University of Wyoming Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (STMC) hosted the Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in Science Seminar. This virtual seminar invited speakers from across the country to discuss aspects of quantitative reasoning and mathematical modeling in the sciences. This article summaries the collective wisdom shared by ... Read more