Meet Johnny Bunko. He’s probably a lot like you. He did what everybody – parents, teachers, counselors — told him to do. But now, stuck at a. Las aventuras de Johnny Bunko, es una forma diferente de presentar retos personales y profesionales, aunque desgraciadamente esta configuración deja muy. The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need. New York: Penguin, Print. Robert G. Weiner Texas Tech University Lubbock.

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The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: In the johbny of higher education, the last 10 years have seen an explosion in the scholarly study of sequential art, sometimes dubbed comics studies. The present number of courses related to comics is probably triple what it was 20 years ago: The study of comics is where the study of films was 30 years ago.

The rise in scholarly monographs has exploded, and there are numerous academic journals devoted to the subject vaenturas more popping up all the time. Comic studies, currently, is a popular topic for academics to discuss, teach, and write about. Graphic novel textbooks are a unique way of presenting subject specific content.

In our world of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, texting, gaming and on demand video, professors struggle vaenturas keep the attention of the millennial generation, who aventurad used to being entertained and stimulated all the time. By creating a business management textbook in the sequential art format, University of Oklahoma professor, Jeremy Short, learned first-hand that graphic novel textbooks can convey information without dumbing down the content.


His pioneering work, the Atlas Black series, has met with great success Short, He found the use of graphic novels to teach specific content has been overwhelming positive: The main character, Johnny Bunko, is an overstressed, overworked, and unhappy worker in the accounting department for a large business firm.

While eating at a sushi restaurant, he picks up several pairs of magical chopsticks, which when snapped together summon Diana, an elfish business sprite. Whenever Johnny or his colleagues are in trouble, Diana appears with sage business principles. Diana imparts the six major ideas, briefly summarized here, to Johnny and his co-workers:. Johnny Bunko is a graphic novel that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Its ideas are timeless for those just starting out in the working world or those who have been out there for years. The Johnny Bunko characters are amusing and fun, and the artwork by Pas is delightful.

Pink writes in a crisp style that delivers sound content.

The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need

johmny This graphic novel would be an excellent choice as a textbook for various freshman classes including business, seminars, education, management, or even communications courses. It is the type of graphic novel that could convey more through the sequential art format than many traditional textbooks.

For college freshman who often feel lost when first entering college and who really have no clue as to what they want to do with their lives, Johnny Bunko provides a useful career tool in a form that should keep their interest. Academic libraries of all types should consider this volume for purchases. Pink and Pas have created a work which is a useful pedagogical instrument for professors aventuars teaching assistants everywhere.


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Web 16 December To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others. Flat World Knowledge, Inc. A Journey Beyond Traditional Textbooks. Essays on the Educational Power of Sequential Art. Carrye Kay Syma and Robert G. His most recent co-edited book is Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom: Review of the graphic novel, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: Diana imparts the six major ideas, briefly summarized here, to Johnny and his co-workers: There is no plan.

No matter how much one plans for the future, the world of work is continually evolving with certain industries dying and new ones being born all the time. One has to be adaptable. Think strengths not weaknesses!

In the working world you are more successful by thinking of others first. In this way, you will also advance your career. Get good at something by doing it.

You can make a positive difference in the world and leave a legacy in whatever you do. Works Cited Pink, Daniel H. Web 7 February Issues Volume 5, Issue 3 — Behind the Scenes: Dialogue aevnturas indexed by Google Scholar.

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