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Media Assignment Case Studies

Media Outreach & Learning Spaces Librarian

 Media & Outreach Librarian
Scott Spicer MLIS, M.A.
341 Walter Library
Phone: 612.626.0629

Profiles in Teaching and Learning with Student Media

Communicating Energy and Environmental Policy Through a Video Investigation Project

Students in Prof. Elizabeth Wilson's Energy and Environmental Policy course (PA 5721 [Humphrey]) created videos to communicate policy benefits and drawbacks of energy sources.
Research Vodcasts

Communicating Discipline Research Through Video Podcasts (Vodcasts)

Students in Sehoya Cotner's Introduction to Zoology course (BIOL 2012 [CBS]) produced multimedia vodcasts to communicate recent research in the Zoology field, with an emphasis on engaging non-Biologist audiences.
Community Digital Story

Documenting Community Outreach Through Digital Storytelling

Students in William Goodman's Family Social Science course (FSOS 2101 [CEHD]) produced videos documenting a wide array of community social support agencies.

Video as an Ecological Tool: Reinvisioning a Sustainable Campus

Students in Mary Guzowski and Loren Abraham's Architecture seminar course, Architecture as Catalyst, (ARCH 5110 [CDES]) produced videos to both communicate current issues related to campus environmental sustainability and propose solutions with an emphasis on audio/visual media narrative.

Public Service Announcements

Students in Prof. Jamie Stang's Public Health course (PubH 6902 (School of Public Health) produced Public Service Announcements (PSA) targeting specific audiences, in promoting healthy habits and awareness of risk factors related to obesity in women of childbearing age.

Communicating Engineering Principles Through Voice Enhanced PowerPoint Slide Shows

Students in Rhonda Franklin's Radio Frequencies course (EE 5601 [CSE]) produced voice enhanced PowerPoint slide shows to communicate results of radio frequency studies.