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10-Shot Camera Challenge
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Have you ever noticed? There are common camera composition conventions that professional news video shooters, cinematographers, and broadcast engineers use to appeal to viewers. With this 10-Shot Camera Challenge, students can practice and hone basic camera composition shots.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
AUDIO: Meet the TASCAM
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Students learn how to conquer external audio recorders and best practices for recording and syncing audio. This resource includes a video and teaching resources.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
AUDIO: Mic check 1, 2
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Students learn how sound can make or break their videos, why understanding the power of audio in video production is important, and an overview of different types of mics.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
Broadcast News
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How does news get from the front lines to your feed? Let’s take a look behind the curtain... Students will gain an understanding of what constitutes broadcast news and how it’s produced. They will use this knowledge to work backwards, investigating and critically analyzing news stories they’ve recently encountered. Click on the Activities Tab to complete the lesson.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
Get that b-roll
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In this Level Up, you will learn why b-roll is key to powerful storytelling, and tips for capturing compelling visuals for any video story. This resource includes a video and teaching resources.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
How to record a video diary
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Recording a video diary is one of the best ways to tell your own story. Take a look at these tips from some of SRL's producers (and with help from some of our student journos) on how to record your own.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
How to record b-roll on your phone
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An interview, video diary, or news package is enhanced when you can get some shots that visually represent what was said on camera. In this Level Up tutorial, SRL will show you how to use your phone to record b-roll.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
PDTV: Tips for Pro-Quality Video
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On this episode of PDTV, our production team steps in front of the camera to go through the top 10 tips for creating pro-quality videos. Katie, Fernando and Nicole share examples and recommendations for each tip to give additional guidance to those less familiar with video production.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Media Object
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN PDTV
Date Added:
12/13/2021
Pitch Your Story
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Students will learn to turn their story ideas into fully developed pitches. A pitch enables students to explain their story succinctly and also keep their story focused during the production process. Click on the Activities Tab to complete the lesson.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
Pre-Interviewing
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Pre-interviews help you find the right voices (characters) for your story. In the Find Your Story Lesson, you identified potential people to interview and feature in your story. Now you will talk to them to get a sense of whether they are indeed the right people and if they will move your story forward. The pre-interview will also help you create a list of interview questions so that you can make the best use of your time, and theirs. Click on the Activities Tab to complete the lesson.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
Producing Educational Videos
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Production of Educational Videos is an introduction to technical communication that is situated in the production of educational videos; the assignments are all focused on the production of videos that teach some aspect of MIT's first-year core curriculum. The objective of these assignments is improvement in both communication ability and communication habits; these improvements are effected by providing participants with instruction, practice, feedback, and the opportunity for reflection. In addition to improvements in communication skills, improvement is expected in students' attitude towards writing, oral presentations, and collaboration; as the semester progresses, students should feel confident of their ability to write, present, and collaborate.

Subject:
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
David Custer
Graham Gordon Ramsay
Date Added:
07/06/2018
Producing Educational Videos
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Production of Educational Videos is an introduction to technical communication that is situated in the production of educational videos; the assignments are all focused on the production of videos that teach some aspect of MIT's first-year core curriculum. The objective of these assignments is improvement in both communication ability and communication habits; these improvements are effected by providing participants with instruction, practice, feedback, and the opportunity for reflection. In addition to improvements in communication skills, improvement is expected in students' attitude towards writing, oral presentations, and collaboration; as the semester progresses, students should feel confident of their ability to write, present, and collaborate.

Subject:
Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
High School Highlights
Author:
David Custer
Graham Gordon Ramsay
Date Added:
11/08/2019
Scriptwriting
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Writing a script is intimidating, but actually, breaking the process into small steps makes it MUCH EASIER and will result in a MUCH BETTER story. This lesson shows you how to plan and write a script. It is highly recommended that you use this lesson when students are working on a story. This lesson has several parts. These Scripting Slides can be used throughout the lessons. You might use some or all. Each will take about 50 minutes.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
What Makes a Good Interview?
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Preparation and practice are the keys to a successful interview and amazing story. This lesson uses a famous art project, Humans of New York, to reverse-engineer good interview questions and techniques. Before you write your own interview questions, understand your goal: to get soundbites that connect with your audience, illuminate the topic and move your story forward. Click on the Activities Tab to complete the lesson.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
What Makes a Good Video Story?
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What makes a video story good isn’t just about the topic, it’s how you tell the story. In this lesson, you will focus on key elements that make for great nonfiction stories like news packages, video profiles, explainers, and short documentaries.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022