The Teacher: authority or automaton?

Canada, 1962

Film
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In our overflowing classrooms, are methods of mass production edging out traditional ways of education? This film offers a vocal sampling of opinion from across Canada. Teachers, administrators and high-ranking educators speak their minds freely about the problems facing education in Canada today.

Credits

director

Mort Ransen

producer

Richard Gilbert

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29262

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Classroom management

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Evaluation

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teachers - Attitudes

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Methodology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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