[]
[]

A Class Divided

(DVD - 2003 )
A Class Divided
Print

Item Details

In 1968, after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jane Elliott, a public school teacher in Riceville, Iowa, divided her all-white third-graders into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination. On successive days, each group was treated as inferior and subjected to discrimination. A 1970 documentary, Eye of the storm, presented this experiment on television. This documentary reunites the teacher and students 15 years after the experiment to analyze its enduring effects.
Title: A class divided
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS DVD Video, c2003
Edition: Standard version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: a production of Yale University Films for Frontline ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH Boston ; producer-director, William Peters ; writers, William Peters, Charlie Cobb
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Includes: A class divided study guide
Originally broadcast March 26, 1985 on the television program: Frontline
Summary: In 1968, after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jane Elliott, a public school teacher in Riceville, Iowa, divided her all-white third-graders into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination. On successive days, each group was treated as inferior and subjected to discrimination. A 1970 documentary, Eye of the storm, presented this experiment on television. This documentary reunites the teacher and students 15 years after the experiment to analyze its enduring effects.
Branch Call Number: DVD 379.26 CLASS
Performers: Correspondent: Charlie Cobb.
System Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono
Other Language: Close captioned for the hearing impaired
Subject Headings: Racism Study and teaching (Elementary) Iowa Riceville Longitudinal studies Discrimination in education Study and teaching (Elementary) Iowa Riceville Longitudinal studies Eye of the storm (Motion picture) Community Elementary School (Riceville, Iowa) Elliott, Jane, 1933-
Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Racism
Discrimination in education
Publisher No: FRON7309 PBS DVD Video
MARC Display»

Library Staff

Jane Elliott, a teacher in Riceville, Iowa, conducts a sociological experiment in order to demonstrate for her all-White third grade class the dangers of prejudice. A powerful
bit of pedagogy, instrumental in understanding the American concept of race, education, and the purpose o... Read More »

A seminal work of anti-racist education. Jane Elliott, a teacher, in Riceville, Iowa, conducts a bold sociological experiment in order to demonstrate for her all-White 1968 third-grade class the dangers of prejudice. A powerful bit of pedagogy -- instrumental in my understanding of race, educat... Read More »


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at MCL

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.