By Pauline J. Reynolds
From the magazines and newspapers of the mid-1800s to video clips and apps of the twenty-first century, pop culture and media within the usa offer prolific representations of upper schooling. This document positions artifacts of pop culture as pedagogic texts in a position to (mis)educate audience and shoppers concerning the goal, values, and folks of upper schooling. It:
- Discusses scholarly literature throughout disciplines
- Examines a various array of cross-media artifacts
- Reveals pedagogical messages embedded in pop culture texts to suggested puzzling over the a number of methods better schooling isrepresented to society in the course of the media.
Informative and interesting, better schooling execs can use the findings to deliberately problem the (mis)educating messages approximately greater schooling via courses, guidelines, and perspectives.
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Kayne West’s College Dropout (2004) particularly exemplifies ideas about the conformist limitations of higher education (Au, 2005; Richardson, 2011). ” As well as moving away from solely coming of age narratives, these novels use college as a setting for satire, mystery and police procedurals, and science fiction (Williams, 2012). Illustrating the broad appeal of higher education in popular culture, comic books and comic strips also picture college life. 1 In more fantastic comic storylines from the 1960s, students skip classes to save cities while battling crazed professors (Amazing Spiderman, 1965, from #31), as well as featuring in comic strips in newspapers.
Conklin, 2008). In doing so, popular culture persistently presents institutions as places where learning is synonymous with personal growth and life experiences instead of intellectual development relating to the majors and classes of students. Some popular culture therefore portrays higher education as an institution lacking a special place for guidance in advanced learning but as a separate place offering time-out for the privileged, without the pressures or intrusions of “real world” expectations and responsibilities.
All of these shows play with the depiction of community colleges described by LaPaglia for humorous or dramatic effect. Community (2009–) particularly plays with the idea of community college as a denigrated institution. Contradicting LaPaglia and Tucciarone’s work, DeGenaro (2006) and Keroes (2005) describe more positive media representations of community colleges. DeGenaro’s examination of magazines in the 1920s and 1930s finds they offered little criticism of junior colleges presenting an overwhelmingly positive affirmation of the institution.
Representing "U": Popular Culture, Media, and Higher Education, AEHE 40:4 by Pauline J. Reynolds