Attendence Plans that Work

HarrisA Real World Approach to Attendance in Our Classes

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A Different Kind of Final Exam

HarrisThe end of the year is fast approaching and thoughts start turning toward giving that final exam in your class. 

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Tips for Talent - Be Prepared

HarrisFrequently, guests would come into the studio for some sort of video recording. 

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Non-Video Students Borrowing Video Class Equipment

HarrisRecently a topic of teacher discussion was centered on how various teachers dealt with the student or teacher who shows up at your classroom door and asks to borrow a camera or some other piece of equipment.

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What You Do In September Can Affect Spring


HarrisMany teachers complain that by the beginning of May the students have already mentally shut down

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The Canted or Dutch Angle Shot

 

HarrisMany young videographers often ask, "What is a Dutch Angle? What is a 'canted' shot? A canted shot is a shot taken with a tilted horizon.  The old Twilight Zone series used these shots as a signature.

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Giving Out Your Phone Number to Students

HarrisA question came up recently from a teacher asking if other broadcast journalism and television production teachers gave their kids their personal phone numbers.

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Tired of Black Spaghetti?

 

Let’s talk about Cable Coiling

We’ve all seen it. You walk into your storage room and there on the floor IT is. What seems like the largest pile of black spaghetti in the world!

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