Monthly Archives: February 2012

Full bibliography for the course reader

… is posted here! (Also available under Schedule & Reading.)

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Tips for producing a good video

I’ve created a pdf of tips for producing a good video … also available in the Handouts & Powerpoints section. It’s full of advice on how to plan, shoot and edit a news-documentary style video!

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Presentation schedule and reminders

Reminders: – BRING YOUR FIELD DIARY for me to look at – Please keep your presentation under 10 minutes – Practice it beforehand – Bring or send me a powerpoint (you can use your own computer if you want) – … Continue reading

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Fun landscape interventions!

Here are two cool little examples of urban interventions sent in by your classmate Ellen. If you have others to add, let me know!

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UPDATE: Critical Media Analysis paper … canceled!

The Critical Media Analysis paper is now an extra credit assignment. Turn it in anytime between now and the end of the quarter for 1% extra credit added to your final grade.

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Artist Bryan Zanisnik has created a beautiful and captivating contemporary photo essay about the New Jersey Meadowlands, inspired by Robert Smithson. It’s called Beyond Passaic. Enjoy!

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Tips on shooting interviews and b-roll from Project: Report

Many of you are thinking about using video in your final projects. If you are one of these, you should definitely check out Project: Report, a program sponsored by YouTube and others that supports grassroots journalism. They have helpful little … Continue reading

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Please enjoy this little bit of fun in the Onion.

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Your blog post for Wednesday, February 22

As part of this week’s blog, look back through your field notes and consider how your perception, experience and/or interpretation of your site has changed since you began your project. You should also continue to observe and consider the themes … Continue reading

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Homelessness and space: links

Here’s the link to the John T. Williams Totem Pole Project that we discussed today in class. You might also find this article on homeless patrons of the Aurora Burger King in this month’s issue of Real Change interesting! If … Continue reading

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