Faculty Seminar Series: Video Production in the Classroom with Aaron AuBuchon April 18

| April 10, 2013

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FDC Faculty Fellow Aaron AuBuchon invites Webster’s faculty to join him for an informative, useful and fun seminar series on using video production in the classroom. Through his expertise as a professional video producer and video production instructor, Aaron will share techniques on how to effectively incorporate video production into your own instruction. This three-part series will span three weeks, each focusing on a different stage of video production. For those who are interested, read below for more details:

Introduction to Video Production as a Communications Tool: Pre-Production
Date: Thursday, April 18
Time: noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Emerson Library Conference Room
Using video production to communicate a message is equally desirable and daunting in today’s academic environment. Aaron AuBuchon, video faculty in the School of Communications takes you through the basics of preparing a production including scripting, coming up with a thesis statement, how to organize ideas visually, and what sorts of equipment you will need. Whether faculty member or student, and no matter your level of technological prowess, this seminar will help you start thinking about how to deliver your ideas using motion media and audio.

Introduction to Video Production as a Communications Tool: Production
Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Emerson Library Conference Room
So you’ve written a script, and you want to go to work on an actual production, but you don’t know the first thing about cameras or lights. This informational hour long seminar is designed to give you just enough information to get you started while not overwhelming you, and provide you with resources for further information.

Introduction to Video Production as a Communications Tool: Post Production
Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Emerson Library Conference Room
So you planned it and you shot it, and now you have all this footage. What do you do with it? Come to this one-hour seminar on the basics of editing video and find some resources to learn more. Organizing a project, narrative structure, and technical resources will all be covered.

Click here to see Aaron’s article [PDF] titled “Video Production and Higher Order Thinking” – it does a great job in explaining why faculty should consider video production as an instructional strategy.

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