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Emaki Productions • The website of Neil Cohn

Emaki Productions • The website of Neil Cohn | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Visual language: Exploring structure, usage, and production of the linguistic structure of "comics."
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World Comics Finland

World Comics Finland | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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"Almost any issue, idea or fact can be expressed with comics. It is a flexible, attention-grabbing and inexpensive medium, and a powerful tool in communication."

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18 Academic Papers About '90s TV Shows

18 Academic Papers About '90s TV Shows | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
If we can learn about the ancient Romans by studying their drinking songs, surely we can learn something about ourselves by studying our TV shows.
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I would like to read #11 immediately. 

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Instructional Design Team | The iTeach Podcast 005 – What is badging? What is gamification?

Instructional Design Team | The iTeach Podcast 005 – What is badging? What is gamification? | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

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RainboWillis's curator insight, March 7, 2013 2:34 PM

Check out our newest podcast - and more to follow from our recent visit to the Alaska Society for Technology in Education conference!

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The Recursive Modes of Comics: A Dialogue with Two Writing Teachers

The Recursive Modes of Comics: A Dialogue with Two Writing Teachers | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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Great starting point for writing instructors interested in using comics.

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Superman and Philosophy: The Comics Professor

Superman and Philosophy: The Comics Professor | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
While preparing my nearly-monthly update to my personal blog, I noticed that Wiley has made my Superman and Philosophy chapter, "Moral Judgment: The Power That Makes Superman Human," available for free at its website.
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Aesop's Fables Illustrated

Aesop's Fables Illustrated | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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UMass Professor Copper Giloth assigns her students the task of illustrating Aesop's fables in both traditional and modern retellings. Some students are animating the retellings with Flash. 

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Interactive Motion Comic Demos

Interactive Motion Comic Demos | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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Interact with online demo of Macbeth - very groovy idea

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The Poem as Comic Strip

The Poem as Comic Strip | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Find poems, poets, poetry news, articles, and book reviews. Browse for poems by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Gwendolyn Brooks, Billy Collins, Maya Angelou, John Keats, or search through 100 years of Poetry magazine in the archive.
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...comic book artists take into account the way words appear on the page to a degree poets will find familiar...

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OU study shows graphic novel readers retain more information versus traditional textbook users

OU study shows graphic novel readers retain more information versus traditional textbook users | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
NORMAN — A recent study from the University of Oklahoma shows that graphic novels may improve memory and be more effective in teaching students than a traditional textbook.
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The benefits and risks of comics in education

The benefits and risks of comics in education | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
This doesn’t come as a surprise to a lot of us, but a recent study confirms what’s been theorized for years: Comics are a stronger learning tool than text books.
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Brief introduction to the concept

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26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics

26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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This site is geared toward K12 teachers, but still features some useful tools and information for higher ed. 

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The Digital Comic Museum

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Digital Comic Museum For Download
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Download Golden Age comics for free, also participate in discussion forum with like-minded folk.

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Superheroes and Movie Characters From the Ottoman Empire

Superheroes and Movie Characters From the Ottoman Empire | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
What would superheroes and movie characters look like if they were around during the Ottoman Empire? Artist, Berk Senturk, gives us a pretty good idea.
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Bedford Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition » Elizabeth Losh and Jonathan Alexander

Bedford Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition » Elizabeth Losh and Jonathan Alexander | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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More from Losh and Alexander on teaching writing using comics.

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Upgrade Soul: An immersive science fiction graphic novel

Upgrade Soul: An immersive science fiction graphic novel | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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Beautiful graphic novel, created using Opertoonity.

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Comics as Scholarship - astesigdi

Comics as Scholarship - astesigdi | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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Resources for using comics as teaching tools, but also as tools that students themselves may use to augment and, occasionally, replace the traditional essay. 

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Kill Shakespeare – An epic adventure that pits Shakespeare's greatest heroes against his most frightening villains

Kill Shakespeare – An epic adventure that pits Shakespeare's greatest heroes against his most frightening villains | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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Comics in Education: Shakin’ up the Bard - Visualizing Shakespeare

Comics in Education: Shakin’ up the Bard - Visualizing Shakespeare | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Columnist Anastasia Betts of Graphic Novels 101 looks at the use of comics in the classroom, and shares her experience as an educator helping teachers embrace sequential art as a teaching tool. Sha...
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Everything about this is great.

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Teaching Controversial Comics: A First-Hand Account | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Teaching Controversial Comics: A First-Hand Account | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
As we were traversing the interwebs, we came across an amazing article courtesy of The Comics Observer and educator Anastasia Betts about the use of contro...
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Teaching Transmedia with Comics: A Conversation with Tyler Weaver — @Peter_Gutierrez Connect the Pop

Teaching Transmedia with Comics: A Conversation with Tyler Weaver — @Peter_Gutierrez Connect the Pop | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
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'...Comics is a distillation of reality into iconic form to foster greater understanding...'  Very nice interview. 

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