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Re: [videoblogging] Re: vlog research - low income/urban

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  • Christian Wach
    Hi Lisa, You might like to look into Participatory Video : http://insightshare.org/ Would seem to be a good fit for your scenario. Cheers, Christian
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 4, 2010
      Hi Lisa,

      You might like to look into "Participatory Video":

      http://insightshare.org/

      Would seem to be a good fit for your scenario.

      Cheers,

      Christian



      On 4 Apr 2010, at 03:33, Lisa Harper wrote:

      > Very helpful pointers, Gena and Jay.
      >
      > I'm a bit embarrassed to say this is research for a final project in
      > an
      > information architecture class. The makers of a small, independent
      > film
      > focused on events surrounding a middle school, urban kid want to
      > develop
      > their original concept into an educational series -- but in a
      > participatory
      > fashion. They would like to encourage kids (likely through
      > educators) to
      > learn about film and contribute original footage. Anything beyond
      > this
      > basic concept appears to be the stuff of research and imagination. I
      > though
      > to reach out to the the video blogging community on grassroots
      > projects that
      > might offer insight. Certainly, not only questions concerning IA
      > (scenarios,
      > design, etc) important, but also questions such as feasibility,
      > cost, etc.
      >
      > Lisa
      >
      > On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 10:04 PM, compumavengal
      > <compumavengal@...>wrote:
      >
      >>
      >>
      >> Hi Lisa,
      >>
      >> Kids and teens are creating video content independent of school.
      >> Finding
      >> classroom appropriate videos would mean a lot of YouTube slogging
      >> through
      >> "um, yeah, whatever..." type videos.
      >>
      >> Start with skateborders and go from there. That is part of the key to
      >> finding content. What would the students want to see? After
      >> eliminating the
      >> first and second things coming out of their mouths you could find
      >> gems.
      >>
      >> The costs has dropped dramatically. Yes, still expensive for a school
      >> district cramping for funds but editing software is already on the
      >> computers
      >> for Mac and PCs.
      >>
      >> There are inexpensive web camcorders between $50 - $100. You don't
      >> need
      >> anything else but time.
      >>
      >> On the education vibe:
      >>
      >> The projects can be teacher initiated or as part of an overall
      >> educational
      >> program. Because kids are involved many of the projects are behind
      >> school
      >> district intranets. There are a few video projects that are on-line
      >> but tend
      >> to have older students as participants.
      >>
      >> It helps to look for the teachers as creators/initiators in order
      >> to find
      >> the projects or dive into the educational non-profits that showcase
      >> these
      >> type of projects.
      >>
      >> Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org/video and
      >> http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation where you can find
      >> examples of
      >> education based video projects that involve students.
      >>
      >> Also there is TiltTV http://tilttv.blogspot.com
      >>
      >> Shannon Miller of Van Meter Library is constantly finding new media
      >> applications and projects that can be adapted for educational use
      >> http://vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com She is a virtual jump
      >> point for
      >> all kinds of classroom 2.0 activities.
      >>
      >> From Canada - Living Archives http://livingarchives.ca/
      >> Smart History on using technology to teach
      >> http://smarthistory.org/blog/category/video-podcasts/
      >>
      >> Can you be more specific as to what exactly you are looking for?
      >> Are you
      >> searching for how-to do this, what do you need or how much is this
      >> gonna
      >> cost and can it be done?
      >>
      >> The resources are out there but they are spread out across multiple
      >> disciplines and interest groups.
      >>
      >> Gena
      >> http://createvideonotebook.blogspot.com/
      >>
      >>
      >> --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com <videoblogging
      >> %40yahoogroups.com>,
      >> Lisa Harper <lisah2u@...> wrote:
      >>>
      >>> Hi, I'm researching a topic that has to do with encouraging kids
      >>> from
      >>> low income and/or urban landscapes to express themselves with video.
      >>> This could be both singly or as part of an educational program. I
      >>> vaguely remember a few years ago a number of interesting projects
      >>> that
      >>> focused on videoblogging from both within the US and also less
      >>> developed nations. Can anyone point to such projects/sites -- or
      >>> does
      >>> anyone know how successful such efforts have been? I'm imaging
      >>> that a
      >>> significant challenge would be funding such an effort and also
      >>> giving
      >>> access to cameras and editing software to the kids.
      >>>
      >>> Lisa
      >>>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >
      > ------------------------------------
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
    • brogan_kerry
      Hi- I work with a program teaching refugees how to shoot and edit video. You can check out our program @ http://www.buffaloyouthinmotion.org/ There have been
      Message 2 of 8 , Apr 4, 2010
        Hi-
        I work with a program teaching refugees how to shoot and edit video. You can check out our program @ http://www.buffaloyouthinmotion.org/

        There have been lots of problems and joys along the way. I'd be happy to answer any questions about the program or how we do things. My email is Kerry.Brogan@...

        Kerry

        --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Christian Wach <christianwach@...> wrote:
        >
        > Hi Lisa,
        >
        > You might like to look into "Participatory Video":
        >
        > http://insightshare.org/
        >
        > Would seem to be a good fit for your scenario.
        >
        > Cheers,
        >
        > Christian
        >
        >
        >
        > On 4 Apr 2010, at 03:33, Lisa Harper wrote:
        >
        > > Very helpful pointers, Gena and Jay.
        > >
        > > I'm a bit embarrassed to say this is research for a final project in
        > > an
        > > information architecture class. The makers of a small, independent
        > > film
        > > focused on events surrounding a middle school, urban kid want to
        > > develop
        > > their original concept into an educational series -- but in a
        > > participatory
        > > fashion. They would like to encourage kids (likely through
        > > educators) to
        > > learn about film and contribute original footage. Anything beyond
        > > this
        > > basic concept appears to be the stuff of research and imagination. I
        > > though
        > > to reach out to the the video blogging community on grassroots
        > > projects that
        > > might offer insight. Certainly, not only questions concerning IA
        > > (scenarios,
        > > design, etc) important, but also questions such as feasibility,
        > > cost, etc.
        > >
        > > Lisa
        > >
        > > On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 10:04 PM, compumavengal
        > > <compumavengal@...>wrote:
        > >
        > >>
        > >>
        > >> Hi Lisa,
        > >>
        > >> Kids and teens are creating video content independent of school.
        > >> Finding
        > >> classroom appropriate videos would mean a lot of YouTube slogging
        > >> through
        > >> "um, yeah, whatever..." type videos.
        > >>
        > >> Start with skateborders and go from there. That is part of the key to
        > >> finding content. What would the students want to see? After
        > >> eliminating the
        > >> first and second things coming out of their mouths you could find
        > >> gems.
        > >>
        > >> The costs has dropped dramatically. Yes, still expensive for a school
        > >> district cramping for funds but editing software is already on the
        > >> computers
        > >> for Mac and PCs.
        > >>
        > >> There are inexpensive web camcorders between $50 - $100. You don't
        > >> need
        > >> anything else but time.
        > >>
        > >> On the education vibe:
        > >>
        > >> The projects can be teacher initiated or as part of an overall
        > >> educational
        > >> program. Because kids are involved many of the projects are behind
        > >> school
        > >> district intranets. There are a few video projects that are on-line
        > >> but tend
        > >> to have older students as participants.
        > >>
        > >> It helps to look for the teachers as creators/initiators in order
        > >> to find
        > >> the projects or dive into the educational non-profits that showcase
        > >> these
        > >> type of projects.
        > >>
        > >> Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org/video and
        > >> http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation where you can find
        > >> examples of
        > >> education based video projects that involve students.
        > >>
        > >> Also there is TiltTV http://tilttv.blogspot.com
        > >>
        > >> Shannon Miller of Van Meter Library is constantly finding new media
        > >> applications and projects that can be adapted for educational use
        > >> http://vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com She is a virtual jump
        > >> point for
        > >> all kinds of classroom 2.0 activities.
        > >>
        > >> From Canada - Living Archives http://livingarchives.ca/
        > >> Smart History on using technology to teach
        > >> http://smarthistory.org/blog/category/video-podcasts/
        > >>
        > >> Can you be more specific as to what exactly you are looking for?
        > >> Are you
        > >> searching for how-to do this, what do you need or how much is this
        > >> gonna
        > >> cost and can it be done?
        > >>
        > >> The resources are out there but they are spread out across multiple
        > >> disciplines and interest groups.
        > >>
        > >> Gena
        > >> http://createvideonotebook.blogspot.com/
        > >>
        > >>
        > >> --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com <videoblogging
        > >> %40yahoogroups.com>,
        > >> Lisa Harper <lisah2u@> wrote:
        > >>>
        > >>> Hi, I'm researching a topic that has to do with encouraging kids
        > >>> from
        > >>> low income and/or urban landscapes to express themselves with video.
        > >>> This could be both singly or as part of an educational program. I
        > >>> vaguely remember a few years ago a number of interesting projects
        > >>> that
        > >>> focused on videoblogging from both within the US and also less
        > >>> developed nations. Can anyone point to such projects/sites -- or
        > >>> does
        > >>> anyone know how successful such efforts have been? I'm imaging
        > >>> that a
        > >>> significant challenge would be funding such an effort and also
        > >>> giving
        > >>> access to cameras and editing software to the kids.
        > >>>
        > >>> Lisa
        > >>>
        > >>
        > >>
        > >>
        > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > ------------------------------------
        > >
        > > Yahoo! Groups Links
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
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