Multimedia & Youth Programs


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Multimedia & Youth Programs

  1. 1. Multimedia & Youth Programs Audio is only available by calling this number: Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392 Sponsored by
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  3. 3. You are being recorded… <ul><li>This seminar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinar presentations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will receive a link to this presentation, material and links. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask follow-up questions in the Accessible Technology and Public Computing Forum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter hashtag: #tsyouth </li></ul>
  4. 4. Facilitator: Kami Griffiths, TechSoup Presenters: Erika Padilla-Morales, Streetside Stories Will Hammond, BAYCAT Multimedia & Youth Programs Sponsored by
  5. 5. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>About Streetside Stories </li></ul><ul><li>About BAYCAT </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Audience Q&A </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Special Donation Program </li></ul><ul><li>About TechSoup </li></ul>
  6. 6. Today’s Speakers Answering chat questions: Becky Wiegand, TechSoup Kami Griffiths TechSoup Erika Padilla-Morales Streetside Stories Will Hammond BAYCAT
  7. 7. Streetside Stories Mission <ul><li>Through the power of storytelling, </li></ul><ul><li>Streetside Stories values and cultivates </li></ul><ul><li>young people’s voices, fostering </li></ul><ul><li>educational equity and building </li></ul><ul><li>community, literacy and arts skills. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Streetside Stories Serves over 2,000 Youth Every Year <ul><li>The power of stories is brought to young people in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-School Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Streetside Stories’ programming emphasizes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual & Media Arts </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Streetside Stories Has Served Bay Area Youth for 20 Years <ul><li>Storytelling Exchange </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing & Theater </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech Tales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing & Media Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging & Photography </li></ul>
  10. 10. Streetside Stories Anthology <ul><li>Publication, Distribution and Recognition for Young Authors </li></ul>
  11. 11. Streetside Stories Website: <ul><li>Program Info </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Movies </li></ul>
  12. 12. Streetside Stories on YouTube
  13. 13. Streetside Stories Program Participants
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  16. 19. Project Timeline <ul><li>Beginning My TV met for 3 hours a day, 4 days a week, for 7 weeks. The goal was to produce one 30-minute episode of the documentary television show “Zoom In.” </li></ul><ul><li>A video project is divided into three stages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Production (brainstorming, research, writing, scripting, and storyboarding) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production (hands-on work: camerawork, sound, acting, directing, interviewing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-Production (reviewing footage, editing, creating music, and adding graphics & titling) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 20. Project Timeline <ul><li>The production of Zoom In was divided into 4 basic segments: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Production 1: Fundamentals (weeks 1-2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Production 2: Planning the Show (weeks 3-4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production: Executing the Concept (weeks 5-6) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-Production: Filling in the Gaps (week 7) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. Project Timeline <ul><li>Pre-Production 1: Fundamentals (weeks 1-2): </li></ul><ul><li>What is media and what does it do? </li></ul><ul><li>Students focused on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The language of video production (jargon) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watching & analyzing different video productions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conducting small research & writing projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning to present an idea or a project in front of a group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning to brainstorm as a group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generating ideas for the show topic </li></ul></ul>
  19. 25. Project Timeline <ul><li>Pre-Production 2: Planning the Show (weeks 3-4) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing skills and content </li></ul><ul><li>By week 3, the students had decided on the show topic, “Negative images in the Media” </li></ul><ul><li>Students focused on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working in groups to learn the various jobs of a video crew (camera, lights, sound, director, producer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing and filming mock interviews, rotating different jobs on the crew and on-camera roles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watching media relevant to their show topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing skits to be produced into show segments </li></ul></ul>
  20. 26. Project Timeline <ul><li>Production: Executing the Concept (weeks 5-6) </li></ul><ul><li>Producing the content of Zoom In </li></ul><ul><li>Students focused on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduling, planning, and filming interviews with local organizations and community members who have a particular insight into negative images in the media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field production: students went out into the community and conducted “man-on-the-street” interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directing, producing, and acting in skits for show segments </li></ul></ul>
  21. 27. Successful Strategies <ul><li>Immediate media: every exercise was followed with a presentation of what they produced. </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts & Blogs were integrated into the class so that there was a natural synthesis between the technology we were teaching and the technology that students already used. Listen to radio podcasts at! </li></ul><ul><li>Improv and theater exercises were used to build trust and community and to improve participation, creativity, and on-camera skills. </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation for family and friends immediately after the class gave the students a sense of success and completion and helped them see how their participation created their success. </li></ul>
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  31. 42. Questions? Submit your questions using the chat box.
  32. 43. Resources: Become Media Savvy <ul><li>Just Think </li></ul><ul><li>Action Coalition for Media Education </li></ul><ul><li>Listen Up! </li></ul><ul><li>World Savvy </li></ul>
  33. 44. Resources: Youth Made Media <ul><li>Current TV </li></ul><ul><li>New America Media </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Radio </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
  34. 45. Resources: School Your Budding Media Makers <ul><li>Bay Area Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Zeum </li></ul><ul><li>Conscious Youth Media Crew </li></ul><ul><li>Streetside Stories </li></ul><ul><li>BAYCAT </li></ul>
  35. 46. Resources: Play More! <ul><li>KQED </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Bay Area Video Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership </li></ul>
  36. 47. Adobe Special Donation Program <ul><li>Available to many types of organizations that may not be eligible for the standard Adobe donation program. </li></ul><ul><li>Some products are exclusive to the Adobe Special Donation program. </li></ul><ul><li>Requesting Adobe Special Donation products won’t affect your product-ordering limits. </li></ul><ul><li>A limited quantity of these products is available. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  37. 48. Continue the Discussion… <ul><li>Ask follow-up questions in the Accessible Technology and Public Computing Forum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
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  40. 51. Thank you! For more information contact: Kami Griffiths [email_address]