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Title The wire in the college classroom : pedagogical approaches in the humanities / edited by Karen Dillon and Naomi Crummey.

Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.4572 WIRE    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I Media -- It Was TV: Teaching HBO's The Wire as a Television Series / Todd M. Sodano Sodano, Todd M. 7 -- Angriest Auteur on Television: Teaching Media Authorship Through David Simon / Alex M. Kupfer Kupfer, Alex M. 32 -- Post-Network Era Television, Cultural Hierarchies and Sociological Uses of The Wire Beyond Urban Inequality / Michael L. Wayne Wayne, Michael L. 47 -- II Writing and Narrative -- "Dope on the damn table": Narrative Discourse in The Wire and African American Literature / Paul D. Reich Reich, Paul D. 61 -- "They're not learning for our world; they're learning for theirs": Changing the First Year Writing Experience / Karen Dillon Dillon, Karen, Naomi Crummey Crummey, Naomi 76 -- Exercises in Revision and Form / Michael Ennis Ennis, Michael 93 -- Closure in the Classroom: "Final Grades" / C.W. Marshall Marshall, C.W., Tiffany Potter Potter, Tiffany 108 -- III Ethics and Rhetoric -- "The gods will not save you": Teaching Ethics with The Wire / James W. McCarty III McCarty, James W. III 127 -- Good Lives in Tragic Worlds / Nathan P. Gilmour Gilmour, Nathan P. 143 -- Wallace's Choice / Tom Nurmi Nurmi, Tom 160 -- IV. Education and Literacy -- Reading the Scene: Discourse, Literacy and Pedagogy Through The Wire / Daniel Listoe Listoe, Daniel 179 -- Wire at a Distance: The Socio-Cultaral Determination of Meaning and the Challenges of Online Learning / Matt Applegate Applegate, Matt 196 -- Using The Wire to Teach Cultural Competency in Higher Education / Tia Sherèe Gaynor Gaynor, Tia Sherèe 212.
Summary "This collection of new essays offers practical examples for implementing The Wire in the college classroom as a cultural text to engage students in critical and creative inquiry. The essays provide a disciplinary framework for using the series in media studies, writing and narrative, ethics and rhetoric, and education and literacy"-- Provided by publisher.
Other author Dillon, Karen, 1980- editor.
Crummey, Naomi, 1973- editor.
Subject Wire (Television program)
ISBN 9780786495283