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Media collage 3

  1. 1. 3 Things Learned About the Media Collage AKA: Buffy the Vampire Slayer is more useful than I thought! By Jessica Lauver
  2. 2. Watch this! <ul><li>If you are a Buffy fan, you will watch the whole episode, otherwise, just ffwd to the </li></ul><ul><li>Click this link for Buffy Episode : “I, Robot… You, Jane” and ffwd to these: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2:45-3:50 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>42:00-42:50 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Am I Giles? <ul><li>Probably a great guy, but so focused on what the article called “text centrism” that he could not seem to move on past the smell of his antiquated tomes. </li></ul><ul><li>I have learned that I am NOT Giles and do not cleave to withered pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, because I don’t have the skills to teach, most of my students don’t use/can’t create videos, have trouble choosing pictures, and have trouble linking their written words to visual or auditory media </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Am I Miss Calendar? <ul><li>A plucky computer teacher, from her the students the importance of being updated on technology and aware of its evolving nature. </li></ul><ul><li>I have learned that I need to be more like her - to overtly teach tech and compositional functions as mentioned in the Show Me framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This means that I need to have the ability and resources as well as the shared vocabulary to use with peers and students. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Willow! This is who I want to be <ul><li>Willow, the supposed sidekick, always knows how to straddle the line in all aspects that are needed: traditional, technological, magical. </li></ul><ul><li>Good reading skills are good reading skills… in every medium! </li></ul><ul><li>There have got to be </li></ul><ul><li>efficient ways to </li></ul><ul><li>transfer one to the other. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Less-than-tech Savvy Experiences <ul><li>Two years ago, I went to our tech teacher so she could show me the finer points of Podcasting – letting her know that I did not have a strong knowledge base. She assumed a lot about my background simply because I teach the same kids she does. I left knowing less than I went in. </li></ul><ul><li>Students still could not go past what was taught in computer classes and I hadn’t the knowledge. Endless parades of posters and PowerPoint presentations marched through the classroom. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Works Cited <ul><li>Chen, J., Jeanty, G., Owens, A., & Whedon, J. (2007). Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home . New Jersey: Dark Horse Comics. </li></ul><ul><li>Giles Watchers. (n.d.). Community Center . Retrieved July 17, 2010, from http:// community.livejournal.com . </li></ul><ul><li>Whedon, J. (1997). Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Television series]. Los Angeles: Fox. </li></ul>

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