Pop Culture Research Paper

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Philippine Normal University National Center for Teacher Education Faculty of Education Sciences Pop culture as a medium of instruction, to use or not to use? ALFARO MARISOL SALES BFE II-4 PROF. GERRY ARETA Pop culture has widely influenced different sectors of the society including politics, different cultures of different countries, everyday activities, styles and most importantly, Education. Pop culture simply defined as “… generally recognized as the vernacular or people’s culture that predominates in a society at a point in time” (Delaney 2016). It has a huge effect on the learning process of person whether he/ she is a child or not. Because of its easy access, pop culture can penetrate another culture easily through media…show more content…
Results may like be the other definition of pop culture whereas “The term ‘popular culture’ holds different meanings depending on who’s defining it and the context of use.” (Delaney, 2016) Education has a wide range of influence in a life span of every people. Especially on getting a good life that every people dreams of. Educators nowadays seek for new ways or new strategies for the dynamic world of teaching. Pedagogy has the most transparent and the most used word in the Educators language. This is where the pop culture opens with wide arms. In today’s ever changing world, where technology gives its full shot on changing the traditional and passive learning styles of children, pop culture is imminent, making it as a way of saver. But, a lot of educators think that technologies such as, the application of pop culture is an enemy on educating young…show more content…
Pop culture may have advantage and advantages but for an educator who knows that there is a war between the traditional way and the technology, making use of pop culture as a tool is very useful. References: Laderer, K. (2012, January 19). Campus Technology News. Retrieved March 28, 2016, from https://campustechnology.com/articles/2012/01/19/pros-and-cons-of-social-media-in-the-classroom.aspx Bohn, J. (2013, October 03). John Bohn: The uses and drawbacks of popular culture. Retrieved March 28, 2016, from https://www.michigandaily.com/arts/10uses-and-disadvantages-popular-culture03 West, G. (n.d.). What Is Popular Culture? Retrieved March 28, 2016, from http://mrpopculture.com/what-is-pop-culture Storey, J. (2006). Get this book in print▼ My library My History Books on Google Play Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, (Vol. 2). Pearson Prentice Hall, ISBN 978-0-13-197068-7. "one look at the sheer mass and volume of what we euphemistically call our popular culture suffices", from Winthrop Sargeant, 'In Defense of the High-Brow', an article from LIFE magazine, 11 April 1949, p.

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