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Our Eyes, the Window To Our Soul: Understanding the Impact of Images on Social Studies Curricula and Lived Experience

Abstract Abstract

On a daily basis I am bombarded with images in every walk of life. I encounter images crossing my path constantly through media such as the internet, television, magazines, radio, social media, even in the grocery store line on screens intended to capture our attention. As I drive down the roadways, I am invaded by images that at times can be distracting with their dazzling displays, attempting to get our attention and get us to consume their product or service or understand a historical meaning. In this dissertation I intend on looking at murals and two social studies textbooks to focus types of media; then construct an argument about how these media impact social studies curricula in the communities in which they are located... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Gonzales, Darlene Michelle (Author) / Margolis, Eric (Advisor) / Ovando, Carlos (Committee member) / Malewski, Erik (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Art education / Multicultural education / Art / Border Theory / Curriculum / Multicultural Education / Murals / Social Studies
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 358 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Curriculum and Instruction 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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