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Perverse and improper pedagogies: the case of Freddy's fingers and Russell's head

Bragg, Sara (2001). Perverse and improper pedagogies: the case of Freddy's fingers and Russell's head. The Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film and Television, 48 pp. 68–80.

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Abstract

Criticizes the pedagogical issues of common methods of teaching young people about visual media via textual analysis. Excerpt from a class discussion of the horror film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' in a media studies course in Britain; Possible rhetorical moves to claim status and material resources for cultural studies pedagogy; Criticism on critical pedagogy.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0149-1830
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6392
Depositing User: Sara Bragg
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:56
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6392
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