Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Simpsons in the Classroom

From the blog Theory is the Reason I've learned about a recent conference in New York State about teaching methods. One of the talks addressed using the Simpsons as a teaching tool, and mentioned a number of articles and books that would be of pedagogical interest for this purpose, including my own contribution to the subject.

I had the opportunity last spring to guest lecture at West Chester University for a great course taught by Jamey Heit, author of the Springfield Reformation. Heit has masterfully used the Simpsons to teach philosophical and religious notions.


LiteraryMinded said...

Yes! May the Simpsons forever influence Academic study! :-)

Paul said...