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Reframing the subject : postwar instructional film and class-conscious literacies / Kelly Ritter.

By: Ritter, Kelly.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; Pitt comp literacy culture.Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2015]Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822981176; 0822981173.Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Mass media in education -- United States | Motion pictures in education | Social classes in motion pictures | Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States | Social guidance films -- United States -- History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 791.43/655 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: "Ritter offers an extensive theoretical analysis of the alliance of the value systems inherent in postwar mental hygiene films (class-based ideals, democracy, patriotism) with writing education--an alliance that continues today by way of the mass digital technologies used in teaching online. She further details the larger material and cultural forces at work in the production of these films behind the scenes and their effects on education trends"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Ritter offers an extensive theoretical analysis of the alliance of the value systems inherent in postwar mental hygiene films (class-based ideals, democracy, patriotism) with writing education--an alliance that continues today by way of the mass digital technologies used in teaching online. She further details the larger material and cultural forces at work in the production of these films behind the scenes and their effects on education trends"-- Provided by publisher.

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Kelly Ritter is professor of English and director of undergraduate rhetoric at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of To Know Her Own History: Writing at the Woman's College, 1943-1963 ; Before Shaughnessy: Basic Writing at Yale and Harvard, 1920-1960 ;and Who Owns School? Authority, Students, and Online Discourse. Ritter also is editor of the journal College English.

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