Assignment 1<br />Film making Virtual presentation <br />EDUC 1751<br />Ben Burns<br />
What is in this presentation?<br />Two films<br />“A Vision of K-12 Students Today”<br />    What is a digital native in t...
What do students do with their time?<br />On average students spend:<br />16 hours a week watching TV<br />5 ½ hours a wee...
What does the first film tell us?<br />Students’ lives are dominated by communication technology.<br />As educators we mus...
What sort of technology can we use in the classroom?<br />Audio books<br />Emails<br />Blogs<br />Photography<br />Film ma...
Studies have shown students today have very good multi tasking skills. <br />
Cross-Curriculum Content<br />In Stage 4 Mandatory, students will: “construct a variety of texts for different purposes, i...
But what about the second film?<br />Forbidden can be used as a teaching tool, when teaching students how to make a film<b...
What can the film teach our students?<br />Camera Angles<br />The use of camera focus<br />The techniques of character per...
Cross-Curriculum ContentCivics and Citizenship &  Difference and Diversity <br />Students in Stage 4 have the opportunitie...
By giving students an alternative way of submitting their work we give those students who struggle with written literacy a...
References <br />Johnson, L., Smith, R., Willis, H., Levine, A., and Haywood, K (2011). The 2011 Horizon Report. Austin,Te...
NSW Department of Education and Training (2003). Quality teaching in NSW public schools: A classroom practice guide. Ryde:...
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  1. 1. Assignment 1<br />Film making Virtual presentation <br />EDUC 1751<br />Ben Burns<br />
  2. 2. What is in this presentation?<br />Two films<br />“A Vision of K-12 Students Today”<br /> What is a digital native in the classroom?<br />“Forbidden”<br /> How can this film be used in the <br /> classroom?<br />
  3. 3. What do students do with their time?<br />On average students spend:<br />16 hours a week watching TV<br />5 ½ hours a week using a computer<br />And only 2 hours a week reading books.<br />
  4. 4. What does the first film tell us?<br />Students’ lives are dominated by communication technology.<br />As educators we must allow our students to use the communication technologies that they are most comfortable with to maximise their learning potential.<br />
  5. 5. What sort of technology can we use in the classroom?<br />Audio books<br />Emails<br />Blogs<br />Photography<br />Film making<br />Web sites<br />Discussion boards<br />ETC <br />
  6. 6. Studies have shown students today have very good multi tasking skills. <br />
  7. 7. Cross-Curriculum Content<br />In Stage 4 Mandatory, students will: “construct a variety of texts for different purposes, including use of ICT-based texts”<br />“organise, record and present material in different formats”<br />New communication technology achieves these goals!!<br />
  8. 8. But what about the second film?<br />Forbidden can be used as a teaching tool, when teaching students how to make a film<br />It can be used to model the different techniques used in a film.<br />This is an example of a project based learning activity (PBL) <br />
  9. 9. What can the film teach our students?<br />Camera Angles<br />The use of camera focus<br />The techniques of character perspective<br />The format of a short film (orientation, complication (twist in some cases) and resolution<br />The importance of sound and music <br />
  10. 10. Cross-Curriculum ContentCivics and Citizenship & Difference and Diversity <br />Students in Stage 4 have the opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding of: <br />“different experiences of being a citizen” during different periods of time.<br />“the impact of difference on marginalised groups”<br />
  11. 11. By giving students an alternative way of submitting their work we give those students who struggle with written literacy a chance to show their understanding of the subject through a medium that encourages them to be creative and innovative.<br />
  12. 12. References <br />Johnson, L., Smith, R., Willis, H., Levine, A., and Haywood, K (2011). The 2011 Horizon Report. Austin,Texas.<br />John W. Thomas, P. D. (2000). A REVIEW OF RESEARCH ON PROJECT-BASED LEARNING. Retrieved from http://blackboard.newcastle.edu.au/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp?tab_id=_2_1&url=%2fwebapps%2fblackboard%2fexecute%2flauncher%3ftype%3dCourse%26id%3d_1323441_1%26url%3d<br />
  13. 13. NSW Department of Education and Training (2003). Quality teaching in NSW public schools: A classroom practice guide. Ryde: NSW Department of Education and Training Professional Support and Curriculum Directorate.<br />NSW, Board of Studies (2003). History Years 7-10 Syllabus. Retrieved from http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabus_sc/pdf_doc/history_710_syl.pdf<br />

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