Watch and Learn

Watch and Learn

Rhetorical Devices in Classroom Films After 1940

eBook - 2014
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Instructional films of the twentieth century, used to teach, train, inform, or advertise to their viewers, can provide historians and scholars of cinema studies with a wealth of information about both their creators and intended consumers. Watch and Learn focuses on the rhetoric used in these films, particularly the way in which the films used in the classroom relate to their audience, casting them both as film viewers and students. Providing the outline for a new methodology for interpreting and understanding the scripts and visuals of this peculiar brand of cinema, this book approaches the study of instructional films from a novel and illuminating perspective.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9789048514113
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (373 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)


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