Teaching and Learning to Read Images and Movies in the Digital Age

  • Michaël Bourgatte Catholic University of Paris


With digital technologies and Internet, pictures, movies and videos are increasingly present in our daily lives. Images are an excellent way to be informed, to communicate and, obviously, to learn. This phenomenon questions the educational stakeholders (public authorities, teachers, researchers, etc.) who are seeking solutions to better train and support learners to understand the meaning of images and to be able to analyze them. In this context, we have set up educational activities with a film analysis software to promote the discovery of cinema. Two questions were asked at the beginning of the project. The first one relates to building competencies about film language with the help of digital technologies. The second question relates to the effects produced by the use of this very software in the classroom. To answer these questions, one must refer Gregory Bateson’s notion of double bind.


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How to Cite
BOURGATTE, Michaël. Teaching and Learning to Read Images and Movies in the Digital Age. Култура/Culture, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 12, p. 103-109, oct. 2015. ISSN 1857-7725. Available at: <http://journals.cultcenter.net/index.php/culture/article/view/186>. Date accessed: 28 may 2022.
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teaching, learning, image, movie, digital, technology