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Education in Popular Culture: Telling Tales on Teachers and Learners


reviewed by Glenn M. Hudak — February 24, 2009

coverTitle: Education in Popular Culture: Telling Tales on Teachers and Learners
Author(s): Roy Fisher, Ann Harris, and Christine Jarvis
Publisher: Routledge, New York
ISBN: 0415332427, Pages: 207, Year: 2008
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Remember the scene in the movie Titanic (Cameron, 1997) where Rose Dawson, who is 101 years old, is shown a computer-generated re-creation of the sinking of the Titanic. After the viewing Rose reflects, “That was a fine forensic analysis, Mr. Bodine, but the experience, well…it was something quite different.” A “fine forensic analysis”  -- what does this mean within this context? It means that Mr. Bodine had put together a clear, concise account of the events that led up to the ship’s sinking; he documents the initial contact with the iceberg; he notes that the ship’s captain doesn’t know that Titanic can’t “corner for a damn”; he notes how the iceberg “punches holes in the hull, like Morse code”; he notes the flooding of the compartments and how the compartments don’t “hold water past E deck,” etc. In short, Mr. Bodine lays out a clear, detailed account noting the events... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: February 24, 2009
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15576, Date Accessed: 10/16/2017 9:42:54 PM

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  • Glenn Hudak
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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    GLENN M. HUDAK is a Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His areas of interests include Philosophy of Education and Philosophic Investigations into Digital/Popular Culture
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