Course Collaborations

 

Oral Histories of Domestic Workers, with Premilla Nadasen

 
 

This project is with the course Maids and Madams: Nannies, Maids, and Care Workers in a Global Economy, which is also working with the NYC Damayan Migrant Workers Association (their mission is to organize and empower low-wage immigrant domestic workers). With instruction and assistance from the Media Center, students interview, record, and transcribe oral histories of NYC domestic workers.

Skills: video production, video editing, interviewing

 

Telenovelas with Irene Motyl

 
 

A collaboration between Motyl's German language courses and the Media Center, students in this course produce German language telenovelas. They learn about the telenovela genre, video production and editing basics, and script, shoot, and produce short telenovelas all in German. These are collaborative student projects that demonstrate German language proficiency and knowledge of genre semiotics.

Skills: video production, video editing, storyboarding, scripting

 
 
 

American Monuments with Elizabeth Hutchison

 

Students in the class created short, research-based audio podcasts about a monument in New York City. They learned how to record and edit audio files, craft a compelling short audio pieces, and as a class, compiled into a larger map-based walking tour of NYC monuments.

Skills: audio recording, audio editing, podcast creation