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Citizen Media Synchronous Presentation

  1. 1. Citizen Media Project<br />
  2. 2. Facilitators<br />Robin Wilensky<br />Lindsey Terwilliger<br />Grace Sunding<br />Vicky Mitchell<br />WELCOME TO TEACHERS COLLEGE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNCITIZEN MEDIA PROJECT<br />
  3. 3. Name?<br />Where are you from and what area will you be reporting from?<br />Have you ever posted a citizen media report?<br />blog<br />YouTube<br />facebook<br />Introductions<br />
  4. 4. Introductions<br />Define Citizen Media<br />What is Citizen Media for us?<br />Define the opposite of Citizen Media-Mass Media<br />History in the Future<br />Primary –vs.- Secondary reporting sources<br />How to post on facebook<br />How to post on YouTube<br />Please send us your reports<br />Overview<br />
  5. 5. The term citizen media refers to forms of content produced by private citizens who are otherwise not professional journalists.<br />Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizen_media<br />The term citizen media can also be also be used interchangeably with social media.<br />Citizen Media<br />
  6. 6. What is Citizen Media?<br />What can we report about?<br />Does it have to be “Hard-Hitting” news?<br />Black Friday Shoppers in line at Wal-Mart.<br />
  7. 7. Citizen Media is NOT<br />
  8. 8. Mass Media<br />Mass media denotes a section of the media specifically designed to reach a very large audience such as the population of a nation state. The term was coined in the 1920s with the advent of nationwide radio networks, mass-circulation newspapers and magazines.<br />Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_media<br />
  9. 9. “The selection and production processes have been likened to a funnel, and with many stories being placed on the assembly line at the start, of which only some remain at the end. But the funnel also resembles an accordion, for new stories can be added up to the last moment. The initial story lists are long because many suggested stories do not pan out.” <br />“Once all suggestions are in, they are winnowed to produce the first story list.”<br />Deciding what&apos;s news: a study of CBS evening news, NBC nightly news ... By Herbert J. Gans<br />Mass Media<br />
  10. 10. History in the Future<br />In the future how will history be remembered?<br />convergence<br />Will traditional news sources still remain dominant?<br />Will citizen media eliminate traditional media?<br />Enhance it? Transform it?<br />Will censorship become more or less prevalent?<br />
  11. 11. Primary and Secondary Sources <br />Historians use a wide variety of sources to answer questions about the past. In their research, history scholars use both primary sources and secondary sources. Primary sources are actual records that have survived from the past, such as letters, photographs, articles of clothing. Secondary sources are accounts of the past created by people writing about events sometime after they happened.<br />For example, your history textbook is a secondary source. Someone wrote most of your textbook long after historical events took place. Your textbook may also include some primary sources, such as direct quotes from people living in the past or excerpts from historical documents. <br />People living in the past left many clues about their lives. These clues include both primary and secondary sources in the form of books, personal papers, government documents, letters, oral accounts, diaries, maps, photographs, reports, novels and short stories, artifacts, coins, stamps, and many other things. Historians call all of these clues together the historical record.<br />http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/psources/source.html<br />Primary –vs- Secondary Sources<br />
  12. 12. How to post a video on facebook<br /><ul><li>Click on you home page or ‘wall’
  13. 13. Next click on the icon that looks like a camera on a tripod under the “What’s on your mind” text box.</li></li></ul><li>After clicking the camera icon two prompts will appear<br />Record a video- click to use your webcam to report<br />Upload a Video- click to upload a cell or video file<br />
  14. 14. If you are recording a webcam video click “allow” to start your camera and record you citizen media report with your laptop’s webcam.<br />
  15. 15. Lastly, press the red record button and record your report!<br />
  16. 16. If you choose to upload a video click the “Upload a Video” tab and select a file with the “browse” button.<br />
  17. 17. Getting Started: Embedding videos<br />To embed a video, just copy the code from the &quot;Embed&quot; box—you can find it in the &quot;About This Video&quot; box when you&apos;re watching the video. Once you&apos;ve copied the code, just paste it into your website or blog to embed it.<br />We now offer the ability to customize embedded players! For more information, please visit our Help Center section on Custom Players.<br />Also, please note that if you don&apos;t want one of your videos to be embedded on other websites, you can disable that feature by following the steps below: <br />Within your account, click the &quot;My Uploaded Videos&quot; link (http://youtube.com/my_videos). <br />Click the &quot;Edit Video Info&quot; button to the right of the video in question. <br />Under &quot;Sharing Options,&quot; click the button next to &quot;No, external sites may NOT embed and play this video.&quot;<br />How to post a video to youtube?<br />
  18. 18. This YouTube tutorial is very helpful in describing in detail how to embed a video onto your blog or facebook. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnehCBoYLbc&feature=player_embedded#<br />
  19. 19. A digital camera, a cell phone, or a camcorder to make a video <br />A computer <br />The tools to transfer your video from the recording device to the computer <br />Internet access <br />A way to convert your videos into the “YouTube” acceptable .AVI, .WMV, .MOV., or .MPG format <br />Instructions-Things You&apos;ll Need:<br />
  20. 20. Step 1<br />Make your own video clip using your camcorder, cell phone, or camera.<br />Step 2<br />Put it into one of the acceptable formats listed above for “YouTube”. You will need to make the file small while retaining high quality.<br />
  21. 21. Step 3Go to www.youtube.com. Click on “Upload Videos” in the right-hand corner. This button is located on any page of “YouTube”. It will be in the upper-right hand corner.<br />
  22. 22. Step 4Enter information and details about your video such as the title, tags, and the category and give a brief description of your video. This will make it easier to search for and find. The more information you can put with it or about it, the easier it will be to find.<br />
  23. 23. Step 5<br />Decide if you want the video set to “Public” or “Private”. If you select “Public”, this will allow anyone that happens to select your video to be able to watch it. If you select “Private”; this will allow you to select who views it.<br />Step 6<br />Click “Upload a Video”. Then, click on “Browse”. Find and select the desired video file. Next, click on the “Upload Video” button. This will upload your video onto the “YouTube” website. This process may take anywhere from a few minutes to an hour. So, be patient and don’t worry if it seems to be taking longer than you expected.<br />
  24. 24. Thank you for your participation!From the TC teamRobin WilenskyLindsey TerwilligerGrace SundingVicky Mitchell<br />

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