Holiday Season Reflected In Popular Culture (One Time Class)
This class meets one time to discuss the dynamics of holiday themed films, TV episodes, and music.
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Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season with Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Years eve, etc. What do we think of when the holidays approach? What do we associate with it? How does our experience in everyday life change during the holidays, and how does our experience with popular culture influence these changes? How does this experience differ person to person? What are some common themes in these films? Clips from Eight Crazy Nights, Frosty the Snowman, Christmas Story, and The Proud...
Students will gain a better understanding of holiday themed texts in order to learn the dynamics of film and television by discussing how certain themes serve as a driving force in the use of specific elements
My degree has involved learning about film studies and vigorously analyzing various texts. I like to teach these skills to others using fun subject material; I learned better when I was able to work with films/texts that I enjoyed.
Learning is assessed through class participation
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Cori ChapmanEnglish Teacher With Focus on Writing and Analysis
109 total reviews
141 completed classes
As human beings, we are always consuming popular culture. Streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, and Hulu have taken over our televisions with entertaining original series. As an Outschool teacher and avid binge-watcher, I create courses using...