Movies in the Classroom: Lessons for Curriculum Design

Jim Gritton, Jill Stewart, Charlotte Jeavons, Nevin Mehmet, Vincent La Placa


There is a burgeoning body of literature (Johnson and Jackson 2005; Cornett, 2006; Jensen and Curtis, 2008; Smith, 2009; Edwards et al, 2015) which suggests that, by incorporating into our teaching the humanities, including film, we can enhance the learning experience of our students and help lay the foundations for greater sensitivity, understanding and empathy, as well as make the learning more real.


Public Health; Wellbeing; Leadership; Cinema; Pedagogy; Curriculum Design

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