Bibliography: Propaganda (page 57 of 66)

This bibliography is reformatted and customized for the Alternative Facts website. Some of the authors featured on this page include Phyllis M. Cunningham, Michael R. Real, Jack Cassidy, J. Michael Sproule, English Journal, Herbert Waltzer, Gail Paulus Sorenson, George Burson, Howard Elterman, and David G. Altman.

Robb, Laura S. (1988). Understanding Complex Issues: "The Island of the Skog" Revisited, Language Arts. Discuses the use of "The Island of the Skog" with an eighth-grade humanities class to deepen students' awareness of the problems leaders face and to aid students in the development of group interaction, leadership, and decision-making skills. Descriptors: Decision Making, Grade 8, Groups, Humanities Instruction

Elterman, Howard (1988). The Vietnam War and the Media, Social Education. Surveys the author's contribution to the Center for Social Studies Education curriculum on the Vietnam War. Focuses on "How the War Was Reported," a unit which raises four questions concerning the responsibilities of the government and the press for keeping the public informed. Encourages use of the curriculum in teaching about the Vietnam War. Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Instructional Materials, Mass Media, Press Opinion

Sorenson, Gail Paulus (1985). Indoctrination and the Purposes of American Education: A 1930s Debate, Issues in Education. Discusses the history of debate about the roles of indoctrination versus free inquiry in the classroom in American education. Many present-day theorists may discover what educators of the 1930s found: that there is no contradiction between transmitting democratic values while opposing censorship and indoctrination. Descriptors: Censorship, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Educational History

Coe, Rick (1987). Doublespeak Update, English Quarterly. Provides new examples of doublespeak (use of language with the intent to obscure or deceive) from the Canadian Sampler and suggests that language arts teachers and teachers of writing can help reduce instances of doublespeak by teaching students to see through doublespeak and to write clearly. Descriptors: Communication Skills, Deception, Language Attitudes, Language Role

Bloom, Paul N.; And Others (1997). Sports Promotion and Teen Smoking and Drinking: An Exploratory Study, American Journal of Health Behavior. Surveys of adolescents examined the link between sports promotion and advertising of alcohol and tobacco and teen smoking and drinking behaviors. Data analysis found an association between exposure to sporting events and cigarette use and beer consumption. Watching stock car racing was related to cigarette use; football and basketball to beer use. Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Alcohol Abuse, Athletics

Altman, David G.; And Others (1987). How an Unhealthy Product Is Sold: Cigarette Advertising in Magazines, 1960-1985, Journal of Communication. Suggests that an emphasis on erotic images in women's magazines and on images of adventure, risk, and recreation in youth magazines tailored cigarette ads to the implicit and explicit desires of consumers, allaying their fears about the health effects of smoking. Descriptors: Advertising, Commercial Art, Communication Research, Consumer Economics

Waltzer, Herbert (1988). Corporate Advocacy Advertising and Political Influence, Public Relations Review. Offers an operational definition and typology of advocacy and image advertising as complementary forms of institutional advertising. Examines two of the more important forms of advocacy advertising–paid print editorials appearing on the "op-ed" page of the "New York Times" and the "advertorials" in two principal professional journals of the press. Descriptors: Advertising, Business Communication, Editorials, Mass Media

Cassidy, Jack (1978). Putting the "First R" in Social Studies, Teacher. Student success in social studies is solidly based on the ability to read to obtain information. Despite this, time is rarely devoted to actual teaching of reading within the block of time allocated for social studies. Here is a program, Project C.A.R.E. (Content Area Reading Enrichment) designed to reinforce basic reading skills in any content area.   [More]  Descriptors: Basic Reading, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Propaganda

House, Verne W.; Cunningham, Phyllis M. (1990). Point-Counterpoint: Should Educators Educate or Advocate?, Adult Learning. House argues that education, especially about public policy issues, should objectively present and teach facts, not values. Cunningham argues that there is no neutrality; educators must be advocates for learners, understanding the hidden curricula of learning situations. Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Advocacy, Controversial Issues (Course Content)

Burson, George (1992). Analyzing Political Television Advertisements, OAH Magazine of History. Presents a lesson plan to help students understand that political advertisements often mislead, lie, or appeal to emotion. Suggests that the lesson will enable students to examine political advertisements analytically. Includes a worksheet to be used by students to analyze individual political advertisements. Descriptors: Advertising, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction

Sproule, J. Michael (1987). Ideology and Critical Thinking: The Historical Connection, Journal of the American Forensic Association. Explores the social and intellectual factors that account for the separation of ideology from works on rational argument. States that by attending to the ideological aspects of critical thinking, educators will more effectively prepare students to face the contemporary realities of social controversy. Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Higher Education

Christians, Clifford G.; Real, Michael R. (1979). Jacques Ellul's Contributions to Critical Media Theory, Journal of Communication. Examines the contributions of Jacques Ellul to the area of communication research through his principle of "la technique," which offers a primary focus for theoretical considerations of modern communications media and their role in human society.   [More]  Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Communication Research, Information Theory, Literature Reviews

English Journal (1988). The Round Table: Political Rhetoric. Presents eight teachers' methods for helping students analyze political rhetoric in an election year. Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Discourse Analysis, Elections, English Instruction

Miller, Bruce (1997). Why Teach Evolution?, Reports of the National Center for Science Education. Presents a letter written in response to a videotape presented to a teacher by a student; the videotape denounced evolution on religious grounds. The letter explains some of the biases of the video to the class and the importance of learning about an issue before taking a stand against it. Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Bias, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Creationism

Kondrashkov, N. (1972). The Use of the Mass Media in the Legal Upbringing of the Population, Soviet Education.   [More]  Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Crime, Law Enforcement, Laws

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