VIDEOTAPE PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION
3 Semester hours Wednesday, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Room 201 Education Center
Instructor: Dr. Barbara K. Mc Kenzie
Office Location: 137 Education Annex
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 11-12:00 and 1-5:00 p.m. and by appointment; In class Monday and Wednesday 8-10:50 a.m., Monday 5-7:30 p.m., Wednesday 5:30-8:00 p.m., visiting interns Tuesdays and Thursdays, In-Tech training every other Thursday starting January 20th
Telephone: Media and Technology Department Office: (678) 839-6558, Direct line to Office: (678) 839-6558, Home: (770) 830-0560, Distance Education Office: (678) 839-6248
E-mail: Office: firstname.lastname@example.org and Home: email@example.com
Fax: (678) 839-6153
An advanced course in the design and production of video instructional materials. Classroom utilization of video will be included.
Through this course students will demonstrate progress in the achievement of two NBPTS proposals that form the conceptual framework for advanced preparation programs in the College of Education. This course will enable the student to begin the development of a portfolio that could be submitted for National Board certification.
Proposition 2. Educators know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students.Students will be given opportunities to design and produce videotapes that can be used in their areas of interest to provide meaningful educational information and experiences to their students.
Proposition 3. Educators are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning. Students will become familiarized with the diverse ways videotape can be utilized in the classroom to meet the varying needs to students, including student and instructor applications.
TEXTS, READINGS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES
Required Text: Clendenin, B. (1998). The Video Book. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Artesani, M. (1996, April 26). Videotaping that works. Teaching PreK-8, 131.
Becker, G. H. (1992). Video use and copyright. Tech trends, 37(3), 13, 56.
Bennett, J. A. (1990) . Ten tips for terrific videotapes. Tech trends, 35(3), 48-49.
Compesi, R.J. & Sheriff, R.D. (1995). Small format television production. (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Haines, C. (1995, March/April). The nuts and bolts of video production: spotlight on cameras. Media & Methods, 6, 86.
Heinich, R., Molenda, M. , and Russell, J. D. (1993). Instructional media and the new technologies of instruction. (4th ed.). New York: John Wiley and Sons.
Herrell, A.L. & Fowler, J.P. (1998). Camcorder in the classroom - Using the videocamera to enliven curriculum. Columbus, OH: Prentice Hall.
McElmeel, S. L. (1996, December). Internet books and videos. Technology Connection, 3, 12-14.
Mc Kenzie, B.K. & Mims, N. (1994/ September). Video aids for teachers, students, and the community, School Library Media Activities Monthly, 40-41.
Mc Kenzie, B. K. & Croom, A. (Fall/ 1994). Video and the physical education curriculum: Creative classroom applications. The Physical Educator, 138-143.
Mc Kenzie, B. K. (1993). Using videography to enhance student learning and motivation: A hands-on approach, Media Educator, 5(1), 30-33.
Morley, J. (1990). Scriptwriting for High-Impact Videos. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company.
Lantz, C. (1996). Instructional video production, Dubuque: Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
Millerson, G. (1993). Effective TV production. (3rd ed). Jordan Hill, Oxford: Focal Press.
Peck, K. L. & Catello, J. P. (1990, May/June) . Instructional alternatives for at-risk students, Media & Methods, 12, 54-57.
Price, H.B. (November, 1992). Multiculturalism: Myths and realities. Phi Delta Kappan, 208-213.
Rosenthal, A. (1996). Writing, directing, and producing documentary films and videos. Southern Illinois University Press.
Small, G. (1989, September/October) . Keeping students in school: Software as an effective tool. Media & Methods, 46-47.
Tovey, J. (1996, November/December). Must see TV, making the most of schoolwide video systems. Media & Methods, 12-14.
Video Magazine, Reese Communications, Inc., 460 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001.
Videography, P.S.N. Publicatins, Inc., 2 Park Avenue, Suite 1820, New York, NY 10016.
Videomaker, Videomaker Inc., P.O. Box 4591, Chico, CAQ 95927.
Volker, R. & Simonson, J. (1995). Technology for teachers. (6th ed). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
Zettl, H. (1998). Television production handbook. (7th ed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing
Selected On-line Video Resources
ASSIGNMENTS, EVALUATION PROCEDURES, AND GRADING POLICY
Each student is expected to do the assigned readings before class and have the necessary equipment and materials for the specified activities. Students are to attend all classes unless excused by the instructor. If you have a valid reason for missing class please contact the instructor in advance or call her at the office so appropriate plans can be made for you to obtain the information that was presented. After the second unexcused absence the students' grade will be lowered 5% for each absence.
Students will be design and present short video clips to the class covering new video concepts that are covered. In addition, students are expected to participate in class discussions and on-line assignments given during the semester.
Students will complete three video projects:
Students will complete two on-line examinations: a midterm and a final.
The student will be evaluated with the following criteria:
Midterm .. .20%
Final . 20%
In-camera edited videotape . 10%
Short edited videotape .15%
Final edited videotape ..25%
These class projects are described in detail on the class handout, "MEDT 7470 Class Projects."
The below grading standards below will be used:
A = 92-100%, B = 82-91%, C = 72-81%, and F = 71% and below.
Week 1 This class meets on campus (Jan. 12th) Class begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings in room 201 Education Center.
Week 2 This class meets on campus (Jan. 19th). Bring a video camera, recorder, and tripod to class for lab
Week 3 This class meets on campus (Jan. 26th) Bring a video camera, recorder, and tripod to class for lab
Week 4 This class meets at Central High School (Feb. 2nd)
Week 5 This class meets on campus (Feb. 9th)
Week 6 This class meets on campus (Feb. 16th)
Week 7 This class meets on campus (Feb. 23rd)
Week 8 **WebCT class (http://www.westga.edu/webct) (March 1st)
Week 9 No Class. Spring break at West Georgia (March 8th)
Week 10 **WebCT class (March 15th)
Week 11 This class meets on campus (March 22nd or 25th)
Week 12 **WebCT Class( March 29th)
Weeks 13-14 **WebCT classes and individual instruction (April 5th, 12th)
Week 15 This class will meet on campus (April 19th)
Week 16 **WebCT Class (April 26th)
Week 17 Meet on campus (May 3rd) 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Students are expected to adhere to the highest standards of academic honesty. Plagiarism occurs when a student uses or purchases ghostwritten papers. It also occurs when a student utilizes ideas or information obtained from another person without giving credit to that person. If plagiarism or another act of academic dishonesty occurs, it will be dealt with in accordance with the academic misconduct policy as stated in The UnCatalog, Undergraduate Catalog, and Graduate Catalog.