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From ethnocentrism to transculturalism : a film studies pedagogical journey

Yeates, Helen L., McVeigh, Kathryn Margaret, & Van Hemert, Tess (2011) From ethnocentrism to transculturalism : a film studies pedagogical journey. Cultural Studies Review, 17(2), pp. 71-99.

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Abstract

This study reviews the exploratory implementation of an ‘internationalising the curriculum’ policy in relation to a cultural studies unit within a Creative Industries Faculty at an Australian university. Charting certain pedagogical practices in the delivery of transnational film studies, this case study involves a critical, contextual examination of student feedback as well as current theories about transcultural curricula in general and film studies curricula in particular. The study shows that tertiary students can be provided with an extraordinarily rich range of differing, sometimes conflicting, but always engaging transcultural insights and understandings. It is further argued that transnational competencies may be developed and enabled through the innovative realisation of a type of ‘border crossing’ pedagogical model, largely by foregrounding transcultural ‘affective’ issues around social justice.

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ID Code: 50734
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Transcultural , Internationalising the curriculum, Film studies, Pedagogy, Social Justice, HERN
ISSN: 1446-8123
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Creative Arts Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy (130201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Cinema Studies (190201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Screen and Media Culture (200212)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Helen Yeates, Margaret McVeigh, & Tess Van Hemert
Deposited On: 05 Jun 2012 08:51
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2014 07:14

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