Lights, Camera, Action!: A Guide to Video Instruction and Production in the Classroom / Edition 1

Lights, Camera, Action!: A Guide to Video Instruction and Production in the Classroom / Edition 1

by Bruce Limpus
     
 

As teachers we all are looking for new teaching methods that will give our students a learning experience they will carry with them throughout their lives. Creating video productions is a good teaching method that works and will give the student a learning experience that he or she will never forget.

This comprehensive guide will make you and your students video

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Overview

As teachers we all are looking for new teaching methods that will give our students a learning experience they will carry with them throughout their lives. Creating video productions is a good teaching method that works and will give the student a learning experience that he or she will never forget.

This comprehensive guide will make you and your students video masters! Imagine your students writing and producing documentaries about historical events, movies that portray short stories they are reading, or commercials that demonstrate persuasive techniques. Lights, Camera, Action! offers practical ideas for incorporating video production into the traditional content of any classroom. The author covers simple projects for first-timers, in-depth documentary projects, community service videos, and much more. Examples of video project ideas for several subject areas are provided.

Video projects give students hands-on learning experiences that can be shared with others. News programs can make your students �campus celebrities� while they learn to incorporate problem solving, research, and reasoning.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882664085
Publisher:
Prufrock Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Limpus served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, most of that time as a linguist and crypto-analyst with Air Force Intelligence. He studied Russian at Syracuse University, Polish at the Defense Language Institute in California, and Hindi Urdu at Berlitz in Washington, D.C. Upon his retirement from the Air Force in 1975, he taught high school English for 20 years. He also served as a drama coach and taught media classes in the gifted and talented program.

He has been involved in the theater his whole life, having written and staged a dozen plays. He recently recieved the Living Legend in the Theater Award from the San Antonio Theater Coalition.

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