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Teaching toward the 24th century [electronic resource] : Star Trek as social curriculum / Karen Anijar.

By: Anijar, Karen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Garland reference library of social science: v. 1136.; Garland reference library of social sciencePedagogy and popular culture: v. 2.Publisher: New York : Falmer Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xii, 262 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203011309; 9780203011300; 081532524X (alk. paper); 9780815325246 (alk. paper); 0815325231 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780815325239 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: Teaching toward the twenty-fourth century.Subject(s): Star trek (Television program) | Critical pedagogy -- United States | Curriculum change -- United States | Postmodernism and education -- United States | Popular culture -- United States | Star trek | EDUCATION -- Aims & Objectives | Humaniora P�dagogikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teaching toward the 24th century.DDC classification: 370.11/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; The Ponderosa and the Enterprise; TEACHING TOWARD THE 24TH CENTURY; CHAPTER 1 Gnosticism Is the Final Frontier; CHAPTER 2 The Way, the Truth, and the Light; CHAPTER 3 Intermezzo for NASA, Star Fleet, the Armed Services, and Giant Corporations in B Sharp; CHAPTER 4 Klingon as Curriculum; CHAPTER 5 Resistance Is Futile; CHAPTER 6 On Top of Old Mount Olympus, All Covered with Trek; or Mama, Don't Let Your Trekker Grow Up to Be a Fascist; Afterword; Bibliography; Permissions Acknowledgments; Index.
Summary: Trekkie popular culture sees Star Trek as a unifying myth. Dr. Anijar explores this phenomena in light of the influences of television in children's lives, and the effects of utopian interpretations of Star Trek on teaching practice.
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Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; The Ponderosa and the Enterprise; TEACHING TOWARD THE 24TH CENTURY; CHAPTER 1 Gnosticism Is the Final Frontier; CHAPTER 2 The Way, the Truth, and the Light; CHAPTER 3 Intermezzo for NASA, Star Fleet, the Armed Services, and Giant Corporations in B Sharp; CHAPTER 4 Klingon as Curriculum; CHAPTER 5 Resistance Is Futile; CHAPTER 6 On Top of Old Mount Olympus, All Covered with Trek; or Mama, Don't Let Your Trekker Grow Up to Be a Fascist; Afterword; Bibliography; Permissions Acknowledgments; Index.

Trekkie popular culture sees Star Trek as a unifying myth. Dr. Anijar explores this phenomena in light of the influences of television in children's lives, and the effects of utopian interpretations of Star Trek on teaching practice.

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