A Primer on Popular Culture

About this Training

This training will act as a basic and introductory examination of popular culture. This lecture will provide a basic set of definitions and concepts based on popular culture academic literature, examples of popular culture titles, phrases, symbols and actions for the purpose of applying a praxis towards therapy, describe some of the theoretical frameworks that can help conceptualize popular culture for a therapeutic setting, & connect popular culture content to the beliefs, values, attitudes, and behaviors of an individual.

A Primer on Popular Culture

Learning Objectives

  • #1

    Identify and define what popular culture is within our society.

  • #2

    Identify how Popular Culture can be used in therapeutic practice.



Shane Tilton

Dr. Shane Tilton is an assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Ohio Northern University. He focuses his teaching on journalistic content, memetic communication, and communication research practices. His research deals with the social psychological impact of games with a specialization in game-based learning and how music in video games affects people. His work attempts to expanding the bridge between ludology and pedagogy in the college classroom. His service to the academy has included work with the Games Studies interest division of both the National Communication Association and International Communication Association. Dr. Tilton was also the chair of the "Two Year/Small College Interest Division" for the Broadcast Education Association and was the former chair of the "Communication and the Future" for the National Communication Association. His work has been internationally recognized.

Enjoy These Further Benefits!

  • Understand Your Clients

    Learn how to understand and work with your clients using proven strategies derived from competent practice, knowledge, and culture while knowing what questions to ask them.

  • Learn From A Leader In The Field

    Presented by one of the leading experts in the field of Psychology, this training presents upon the topic using real life examples.

  • Become Knowledgeable In The Culture

    Through understanding the culture and connecting with our clients, we create meaning, relationships, and a place for new thought to birth.

Course Curriculum

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