In this section, we explore common media representations of people with disabilities. We also discuss issues relating to people with disabilities finding work in media and challenge common assumptions about people with physical and mental disabilities.
In this lesson students explore the relationship between athletes and advertising through a number of different activities.
This lesson encourages students to analyze the differences between crime shows in Canada, Britain and the United States.
In this lesson, students explore the gratuitous use ofviolence in televised sports.
This lesson develops a beginning awareness by students of how they feel towards, and respond to, different sports, and how the media represents athletics.
This lesson encourages students to analyze the forensic science crime drama as a television show genre.
In this lesson students develop an awareness of the ways in which public perceptions regarding young people have been affected by media portrayals of youth violence and youth crime.
In this lesson students explore the commercial and ethical issues surrounding the reporting of crime in televised newscasts.
In this lesson students develop awareness of the ways in which public perceptions of law enforcement have been both reflected in and influenced by film and television depictions of police over the past eighty years.
This lesson helps students understand the different types of “cop shows” that appear on television.