Teaching Toward the 24th Century by Karen Anijar
Star Trek as Social Curriculum (Pedagogy and Popular Culture)

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Trekkie popular culture sees Star Trek as a unifying myth. Dr Anijar explores this phenomenon in light of the influences of television in children's lives, and the effects of utopian interpretations of Star Trek on teaching practice.

 

About Karen Anijar

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Karen Anijar is an associate professor of curriculum and cultural studies at Arizona State University. She has a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She is the author of numerous books on curriculum, pedagogy, and popular culture, including Science Fiction Curriculum, Cyborg Teachers, and Youth Cultures and Teaching Toward the 24th Century: Star Trek as Social Curriculum.
 
Published May 4, 2000 by Routledge. 265 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Non-fiction

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