Criticism in the classroom – the pros and cons of value judgment Cover Image

Co wolno krytyce, to nie dydaktyce? Uroki i manowce wartościowania
Criticism in the classroom – the pros and cons of value judgment

Author(s): Witold Bobiński
Subject(s): Education
Published by: Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych
Keywords: polish philology; literary didactics; culture didactics; literary criticism; reading; viewing; film assessing; evaluating; categorization; intersemiotic poetics

Summary/Abstract: The article presents the author’s strategy for teaching literature and media studies, the goal of which is to, encourage sustained and more serious reading of literature and appreciation of other worthy texts within the school system. The author refers to cognitive film theory as well as to experience of literature teaching and criticism. The core of the proposition is to encourage educators to launch a school strategy of text evaluation after categorization. The author also recommends a comparison of literature with filmic texts. The strategy described in the article equips pupils with the chance to use the critic’s technique during lessons. It may offer an opportunity to revitalize the teaching of literature, literary appreciation and film studies.

  • Issue Year: 118/2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 52-59
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Polish