ERIC Number: ED283230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
Reference Count: 0
Creating Community-Based Video Productions.
Spangler, Lynn C.
In the interest of offering universities new avenues for teaching students methods of video production, this paper presents a number of ideas for allowing students to practice their production skills out in the community. Following an introduction, the paper lists six types of community based productions suitable for students: (1) performance feedback record keeping, (2) commercials and public service announcements, (3) soundbites for local news/public affairs, (4) instructional programs (for other university professors or employees of local businesses), (5) documentaries, and (6) entertainment films. The paper notes that students can also enter projects in contests, and then lists several problems with community-based productions, including time restraints, equipment, and abuse of free labor by the community. A sample course outline concludes the paper, which suggests types of projects suitable for one or two semesters, and textbooks. Notes and two references are appended. (JC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Communication Association (78th, Syracuse, NY, May 18-21, 1987).