Pedagogy and the Film, "Karate Kid" Introduction The film Karate Kid has produced such an impact that a new version is currently being filmed even though it has been produced in three parts already. The reasons for the movie’s popularity are found in the method of teaching and rapid learning. The teaching methods employed in the film are based in Japanese Zen Buddhism and are used with many variations by Zen masters. Even though one teaching approach is consistently used, the teacher changes style often and that depends on learner motivation and reactions. Zen is marked by most unusual teaching and learning techniques. The strategies are extremely effective because they are based in meditation and every activity is designed towards...The end:
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