Sports Machine: Super Stats

Last weekend was the biggest game of the year.

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Isle of Wight County School Adopts New Morning Announcements System With Teradek

In my younger days, having Oregon Trail at school meant that your school had the latest and greatest in computer technology.

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Student Video Streaming LIVE for Post-Season Sports Championships

The video streaming experts at Eduvision led the way to be the power-platform backbone for GrandStadium, the Minnesota High School League (AKA: MSHSL) and Hubbard Television’s Channel 45 productions.

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PTZ Cameras Gain Acceptance in Broadcast News Studios

"In broadcast markets of every size, news operations are replacing traditional, pedestal-mounted studio cameras with pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) models."

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Sports Machine: The Tune-up

Teaching is by far the most rewarding profession I have experienced but it is also the most frustrating at times.

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The Sports Machine - Hoops and Holidays

I will start with an admission that I prefer basketball.

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A Manifesto for Media Education

Some truisms and a few provocations

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Fiber Optics: What, Why, How

Last month, I talked about going to the Sports Video Group’s College Video Summit in Atlanta and how at times I felt out of my league.

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Student-Led Broadcasts

It has often been said that the best way is to “let the children lead the way,” and this is most definitely the case when it comes to allowing students the opportunity to showcase their talents as budding TV production teams.

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A Certificate Program in Media and Education

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The CAS is designed for educators who want to learn more about visual storytelling—video, film, television, radio, music, and the nearly infinite incarnations of these forms in online media—both how to make visual stories for teaching impact and how to help students tell their stories. The program also features a signature critical thinking unit on how to understand, analyze, present, and reinvent media with educational purpose and impact.

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Students in the program will expand their visual storytelling skills in order to find their expressive voice and style and/or better help their students with issues and ideas they care about. Because assumptions about education, identity, and difference are always visible in the media-making process, the program will also work with students on the assumptions they bring to the stories they tell.

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THE M&E CERTIFICATE EXPERIENCE


The Media and Education experience is designed around the priorities, conveniences, and assets of practicing educators. We have built a program centered on your specific educational settings and needs. This is why this teaching- and learning-centered program principally takes place in your own educational settings.

FOUR-PART PROGRAM

The four-part program is built around the school year of most primary and secondary schools. (See sidebar for more information)

For more information, contact Program Director
Jeffery Mangram 
 
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High School Journalism Workshop at Ohio University

Ohio University will host its 71st annual High School Journalism Workshop from July 12-15, 2017.

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UGAs Grady School and RCA's Sports Broadcast Academy Team Up

In February, I was at the post-game press conference for a University of Georgia basketball game.

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High School Sports Machine - Funding the Dream

I am going go ahead and clear the air on the topic: YOU WILL NEVER HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO DO WHAT YOU WANT.

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The Summer Rundown

Four exciting specials to keep you sharp this summer.

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The Sports Production Survey Results

We want to start by thanking all of you for taking the time to complete the survey.

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Basketball to Soccer: Stream Sporting Events to Friends and Families

 Willamette University is a small liberal arts school located in Salem, Oregon.

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This Summer Invest in Yourself

Some people think summer means sand, sun, and friends.

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Text Book Alert! TV Production and Broadcast Journalism, 3rd Edition

School Video News has been given permission by Goodheart-Willcox publishers of Phil Harris’ Television Production & Broadcast Journalism to announce the release of the new, 2018 edition.

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This High School Broadcasting Class Does It All On An iPad

Getting permission to offer a broadcasting course 9 years ago wasn’t easy for Corner Canyon High School (CCHS).

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Adobe Continues to Make it Easier

Every time Adobe releases an update, I get upset.

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The Sports Machine:Hoop Dreams and Championship Rings

There is no rest for the weary in high school sports productions. Seasons always overlap.

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How Fiber Changed Our Production Value

This season we had the opportunity to work with Tactical Fiber Systems to help raise the production value of our broadcasts.

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Sports Machine: The Light at the End of the Tunnel

The countdown is on!! We only have 20 days of class left.

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Running Out of Project Ideas?

Projects for my beginning students are different than projects for my advanced classes.

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Learing How To Teach Multimedia Journalism

Doing multimedia journalism and teaching it are two very different things. The past semester marked my first as an adjunct professor. It was probably the best thing I could have done for my own education.

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Baseball, Graduations, and Ninja Turtles

The weather is turning and the students are starting to get more restless - especially the seniors!

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October Video-Fest

The new school season has started, and the summer break seems like a dim and distant memory.

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Reel Teens Into the Classroom With Filmmaking

Students can learn how to work together – and about the world around them – through filmmaking, experts say.

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Graduation Production

Graduations can be very stressful for all involved; graduates, event planners, school administration and the video production crew.

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The Sports Machine: The Greatest Month!

October in my opinion is the greatest month of the year!

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High School Centralizes Video Control Room With NDI and Connect Spark

Weighing only seven ounces, the NewTek Connect Spark is revolutionizing the video production workflow for the Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre (ATC) Broadcast Media Program.

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The Sports Machine:The March to Baseball Season

The constant drumming of balls on the hardwood is over.

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An Unexpected “Thank You”

Back in 1988, when camcorders were new, and very expensive, video production was limited to the professionals.

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5 Tips to Reach a Wider Audience with Your School’s Live Stream

Live streaming in schools has become a staple for engaging students, parents and the community the school resides in.

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Recruiting with Open Houses

Each year between November and March, my blood pressure rises, my time sleeping falls, and my anxiety peaks.

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‘Cam-Stream’ – The Future of Streaming?

There’s no doubt whatsoever that video streaming is an exceptional powerful communication tool that is now widely available to almost everyone, even in schools which haven’t as yet completely embraced video technology as being an essential element in modern education.

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2017 Live Streaming Survey Results

One of the best things about writing for School Video News is that I get to speak with and hear from teachers from around the county.

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3 Reasons For Every School to Start Streaming

Live streaming is an excellent way to deliver school events like sports games, assemblies, lectures and graduation ceremonies to friends, family and even the students themselves.

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IT Crosses All The Boundaries

I’m not sure who first coined the term “IoT” (Internet Of Things), but it sure sums up life today.

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Halloween SFX Fun

A group of Rockdale Career Academy Film Institute students were exposed to the world of special effects makeup just in time for halloween. Eleven students worked with special effects aficionado, Clay Sayre, to create a variety of special effects looks. The students worked with liquid latex and a variety of paints to simulate injuries but the highlight of the day was the creation of a “walker.” Sayre worked to “base out” the mask and several students worked to create the look of the undead. Check out the video below for the recap and student reactions.

How to Format your Announcement Show

Ratings, ratings, ratings! You want to boost your ratings but you’re not sure how?

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The Sports Machine - Into the Grind: Football

In my opinion, September is the hardest month of the school year.

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Keeping the Machine Running

This year has flown by. We are a couple of weeks from Thanksgiving and a couple past that and the semester is over.

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Why High School Film and Television Production Teachers Should Attend NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Annual Convention and Exposition in Las Vegas during early April each year is one of the preeminent equipment shows for the film, television, and radio industries in the world.

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The Communication Conundrum

Today, we seem to have developed a communication conundrum which is growing to become a serious issue adversely affecting modern society.

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The Morning News and Sports Broadcasting

New articles, new images and Case Studies in the 2017 editions of these two top-read annual guides.

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High School News Team to Cover Mock Election Day Coverage in Real Time

Network Device Interface standard from NewTek allows Penn-Trafford High School student news team to incorporate live, multi-camera streams into TriCaster-based production.

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Live Streaming Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Realities

It’s hard to believe, but dreams are finally coming true for Star Trek fans who imagine themselves visiting a holodeck.

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Live Streaming Survey

Take the survey: Enter to win a 12.9" ipad Mini!

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Film Crew Members in the Audio Video Technology and Film Classroom

If you are trying to do film projects in your classroom, it is important to get everyone involved.

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Training and Gearing Up for Football

Part Two in this multi-part series:  The High School Sports Machine

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How IP Production is Changing Sports and Live Events

As part of our Focus on Sports and Live Production, we’ve gathered a diverse Industry Insights roundtable to talk about the changing landscape of broadcast production.

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What We Do Matters

I may be wrong but I believe our job as video production teachers reaches much farther than those in academic subjects because what we teach is unique and very specific.

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The High School Sports Production Machine

Recently I attended the Sports Video Group’s College Video Summit in Atlanta.

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Adding Announcer Audio to Your Live Stream

Broadcasting sporting events without a narrator can leave a viewer feeling storyless.

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Resolutions

I wrestled a long time with what to write for this month.

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Facebook: Friend or Foe

I remember the time I initially signed up for my Facebook account, in 2009.

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Accepting Reality

Without doing a personality test on all of the teachers in the world and by diving headlong into a generalization, I make the following statement with all of the confidence in the world:

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UGA Follow up

We officially launched the Sports Broadcast Institute at the Rockdale Career Academy in the Fall of 2015.

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Run It Like You Own It

Many new video teachers ask me how I get my program to run so efficiently.

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Creating Your Production Environment

Last week, I stood in the isle of the local Walmart and studied the composition notebooks trying to find the one I HAD to have.

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A New Path Forward

The entertainment industry is filled with rags-to-riches stories.

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The "Nation" of Children

Children never cease to amaze me at just how creative and innovative they can be.

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SVN Student Filmmaking Available Now

Im excited to announce the latest issue of SVN Student Filmmaking and introduce you to Adam Gorny, creator of Je Suis Humain.

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5 Ways Schools Can Benefit From iPad Broadcasting

Organizations big and small are all utilizing live streaming avenues to publicize their events these days, and schools are no exception to this new innovation.

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Summer Shut-down Musings

A couple of thoughts regarding closing up your studio during the summer break:

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Three Hours Recharges Your Program

I have heard of teachers who have had a lot of success with three-day or five-day boot camps, workshops, etc. with their incoming staffs preparing for the new year through ice breaker games, skill building and work exercises.

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A Quick Guide to 4K and Other Video Resolutions

Whether you’re an electronics consumer, or you work in the world of video production, you’ve most certainly heard about 4K.

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Gear Up Now! Pay Later!

Vitec Videocom partners with Global Finance Group to offer new financing opportunities for customers based in US or Canada.

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  2. Rockdale Career Academy-Sports Broadcast Institute
  3. Not Everyone Can Be Steven Speilberg
  4. Young Graduate Captures the Shot
  5. The Streams of Shreve Island
  6. A Rose By Any Other Name
  7. Real-World Video Streaming - Part 2
  8. You Have Great Face For Radio
  9. Real-World Video Streaming
  10. Feeding The Content Monster
  11. The Office
  12. Video Streaming School Successes
  13. Digital Natives…The Talent Within
  14. Welcome To The Age Of Microcasting
  15. Video in Education Part 4 - Live Streaming
  16. Elementary Media Day Event
  17. Presenting the Weather
  18. Product Review: Alex Buono’s “Cinematography Workshop”
  19. Video in Education - Point and Shoot Doesn’t Always Work
  20. SVN Student Media Events
  21. NCCS Video Journalism's Mobile Storyteller
  22. Video in Education Part 2: Reaching Your Audience Safely
  23. Changing the Way Classrooms Work
  24. Looking For The Strong, Silent Type
  25. Tim Busfield's Performance Arts Warm-up Workshop
  26. Video in Education - A new series
  27. The Realities of Revision
  28. Welcome To The YouTube Generation
  29. Looking Through The Perryscope
  30. Plan to Attend the Art of Visual Storytelling Tour
  31. You are Also Part of a Team
  32. Teradek's Live:Air
  33. Pre-Existing Inspirations
  34. The Sports Demo Reel
  35. Introduction to Weather
  36. Sports Broadcasting
  37. Could It Be A Movie?
  38. Know your Equipment and Resources
  39. NECIR Summer Broadcast Journalism Workshops
  40. What to Teach
  41. Aerial Videography
  42. 10 Steps to Live Stream your Production
  43. Bringing Real World Television Production to the Classroom
  44. Dress, Costuming and Props
  45. Video & Broadcast Teachers Guide for Better Resources
  46. Guide to Film School
  47. The World's Worst News Package?
  48. DAFT Media Teacher Symposium
  49. Does your School Have a Film Production Club? We need you!
  50. Streaming High School Sports with Wirecast
  51. Phil Harris Needs Your News Set Pics
  52. Coffee with a Geek: a new monthly column
  53. Georgia Student Media Event October 11th
  54. Broadcasting Live Sports on a Budget
  55. Available online now: Two Special Issues
  56. Teaching New Dogs Old Tricks
  57. Roland to Give Away a VR-3EX at ISTE
  58. STN Announces Academy Programs
  59. Teachers Should Go to NAB
  60. Crew Assignments
  61. Review: Saving Mr. Banks
  62. SETV and High School Cube – Partners in Broadcast Education
  63. Lesson Plans / Curriculum and other resources
  64. SVN Introduces a new series, Curriculum Corner
  65. Buttons, Menus and Wheels! Oh My!
  66. DSLR Dynamics Tour
  67. Starting a Video Production Department
  68. DSLR Dynamics Duo to Train Filmmakers in 30-City Tour
  69. How to Turn your iPhone into a Professional Video Camera in One Easy Step
  70. Sports Kick-off: Your Guide To Shooting Sports