Resources reviewed by Antonio Martinez-Arboleda
Resources reviewed by Antonio Martinez-Arboleda in December 2009 as part of the peer review process prior to the launch of Humbox.
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At Level 3 (final year), in 2003 Rhian Davies embarked with Claire Allam (a Producer from the Learning and Teaching Services department of the University of Sheffield) upon the formidable challenge of getting students to select sequences from two of Galdós's works that exist in both novel and play form and turning them into films. Teaching Galdos's work with film is a fascinatingly stimulating experience and it is certainly something that the students enjoy. As well as gaining valuable employability skills (in problem solving, team building, project management etc.) through the filmmaking process, in producing their own film versions, students come to engage closely with the works and have a lot of fun in the process. This film is a version of the suicide of Realidad transferred into a modern day news report.
These activities explore the relationship between cultural characterisations and individuals. In particular they examine notions of stereotypes and generalisations in relation to culture. The activities also focus on the tensions between notions of cultural, group and individual identity. The materials consist of a PowerPoint, accompanying worksheet and teacher’s notes.
Lecture on a Year 2 module for students studying Germanic sociolinguistics.