Education: Cinematic Pedagogy

Seeing is believing—and remem- bering. If adults can be made to believe that painted ladies and yel- low-collared gentlemen are nobly in love with each other, or that certain drawing-room manners, courageous leaps and skillful rescues represent slices from real life, simply by the flicker of light through celluloid, then surely children can be made to believe, remember and perhaps understand certain other human activities and natural phenomena of a more educational nature.

There has been much experiment with cinematic pedagogy. But lately the Eastman Kodak Co. investigated these experiments and found that...

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