Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment - Western Washington University's Teaching and Learning Center

Screen Play: Reading Film

Dawn Dietrich

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Dawn Dietrich, an Associate Professor in the English Department, and Tony Prichard, a graduate student in the English Department, have collaboratively taught English 364, Introduction to Film Studies. This collaboration has allowed them to model critical analysis of film for their students, and has greatly enriched the classroom experience for all.

Select the link to the Portfolio to read about their teaching strategies in their own words. To see how they infuse critical thinking into their course, select the link to Institutional Goals. Select Videos to watch videos featuring their reflections upon the teaching approach they use. The Videos pages require Version 9 of the Windows Media Player program if you are using Internet Explorer on a Windows-based computer, and Version 6.5 of the Quicktime plugin if you are using the Netscape web browser or are on a Mac.

Dawn Dietrich - English Department - Screen Play: Reading Film