Cinema and literary education from a gender perspective

Proceedings of ‏The 3rd International Conference on Research in Teaching and Education

Year: 2020


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Cinema and literary education from a gender perspective

María-José Molina-García, Ana-Alicia Marmolejo Portales



This research, which is framed in an R+D project on Literary Education, aims to explore and validate strategies to bring to achieve educational competencies in Primary Education students. Specifically, this study focuses on the design of the didactic program. The methodology adopts a bimodal approach based the cinema as an educational resource and on the filmic text as a textual typology in the area of ​​Language Teaching to develop the communicative competence of the students in all its aspects: pragmatic, linguistic, sociolinguistic and literary (Santana, Molina-García and Enrique, 2020). At the same time, content on equality is used in a transversal way, using Disney films and the evolution of the female role in them because cinema is a dynamic factor to help promote human values ​​(Pallarés Ambrós and Breu, 2011). The experimental subjects are students between 10 and 11 years old. The project objective is motivating this students towards the analysis of texts that improve their critical thinking and contribute to their Values Education ​​through Literary Education.

Keywords: actives methodologies; educational cinema; literary education; Primary Education.