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Producing a quality documentary entry for National History Day 2010

Producing a quality documentary entry for National History Day 2010

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    • Documentaries Producing Quality Terry Kidd, HISD Curriculum
    • History Fair Theme
      • Innovation in History: Impact and Change , will challenge your students to uncover innovations that have changed history.
      • As the students select different research topics, they must decide if and how certain innovations have changed history.
    • Questions to Consider
      • Why did this innovation happen at this particular time and in this particular place?
      • In what ways was the innovation new?
      • What need in society did the innovation fill and what changes occurred to society because of the innovation?
      • What benefits did the innovation provide, and to whom?
      • How did people react initially, in the short term (within a few years), and over the longer term (in later years), to the new idea, arrangement, organization, or technology?
      • How did it change people’s ideas, scientific knowledge, everyday behavior, political processes, etc.
    • The Challenges
      • Allow students the opportunity to seek meaningful connections with the history fair theme as they produce a quality documentary for competition.
      • This is accomplished through knowing the content, the technology, and the history fair guidelines.
    • Elements of A Quality Documentary Audience - Stories have a particular audience in mind. Purpose - Stories are trying to accomplish a task (inform, educate, entertain) Content - Content must be meaningful. Content adds to the story. Voice - Stories are told from a specific perspectives and uses the tellers voice to enrich the story. Technology - Technology is used to extend the story (ie. graphics, audio, and video). Connections - Good stories connect with the participants. Economy - Stories tell enough to get the point across and no more.
    • Telling the Story
      • A good documentary also uses:
        • Seamless integration of the narrative
        • There is a connect with the content
          • The narratives know and understand the materials
        • Includes a combination of medias including quality graphics that relate and video clips.
    • Planning Steps
      • Brainstorm an idea for your story.
      • Consider audience and purpose.
      • Develop a narrative script.
      • Create a simple storyboard to determine the sequence of the story.
      • Collect or create images for the story
      • Identify music for soundtrack
      • Photo Story 3 (Free from Microsoft) http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx
      • Movie Maker (Free from Microsoft) http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemaker/default.mspx
      • Audio - GoldWave (Free from Goldwave) http://www.goldwave.com/
      • System Requirements (Requires Windows XP & Windows Media Player 10) http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/sysreqs.mspx
      Tools for Creating Documentaries
    • Finding Images & Audio on the Web
      • Image Search Engines
      • Google
      • Picsearch
      • AltaVista
      • Library of Congress
      • Digital History
      • Audio Search Engines
      • AltaVista
      • Singing Fish
    • A Few Words about Copyright
      • Disclaimer: Provide source attribution and a credit/reference slide.
    • Friendly Tips
      • Make good friends with both the tech apps and the media arts teacher.
      • Continue to use the Innovations in History Guideline as your framework as you help students create products.
      • Work with your students to understand it is about the quality of the historical content and less about the bells and whistles of technology