Watching TV Is Not Required: Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking

1st Edition

Bernard McGrane, John Gunderson

Routledge
Published October 21, 2009
Textbook - 224 Pages
ISBN 9780415994873 - CAT# Y103577
Series: Sociology Re-Wired

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Summary

This book uses a social world–today's undergraduate students' ubiquitous everyday experience of television–as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social construction of reality embedded in the experience of TV. The lead author Barney McGrane is one of the most accomplished and successful teachers of sociology in the United States today and is also the co-author with John Gunderson and the late Inge Bell of the classic book for teaching This Book Is Not Required: An Emotional Survival Manual For Students.

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