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Conference Notes project 

Over the summer, Molly Riordan, Gonzalo, and I worked on a reiteration of a past show called "Conference Notes." The animation style is relatively simple and direct, and meant to illustrate specific points the interviewee is talking about.

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Teaching The Media Show: Vlog Day 4 

Here's a project that I just finished up with Gus...cool stuff.


Reposted from The Media Show. Written by Gus Andrews.

On the final day of the class, we screened the videos we had produced from students' storyboards and gave them a special surprise -- a video review from producers at the Gottesman Video Collective. This video shows that process, including students' reactions to our edits (they laughed hysterically about the JibJab-like introductions we animated using …

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Himrod learns about PDFs and Willoby gets confused 

In this episode, our favorite professors learn a little more about Pocket Knowledge while interviewing a Digital Depot Library Associate.

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Repost: Willoby has a great idea 

This was a particular fun piece to produce...the interviewee was awesome!


Reposted from Gottesman Video Collective. Written by Skye MacLeod.

So here's this week's Willoby & Himrod...we tried a few new things to improve the banter. Instead of just jumping in and filming cold, we had a conversation with Marcelle about what she was going to say. This was helpful because it gave us some material to work with (i.e. Willoby's great idea...) A difficulty …

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Media Show in the Classroom vlog3 

Students from Chris' media class learn to storyboard and scriptwriting.

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Willoby & Himrod Meet…Ankit! 

Himrod discovers his fluency in Hindi!

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Old Tenured Professors Accost Library Staff 

Over the last couple of weeks, I've been experimenting a bit with bringing back Willoby and Himrod. As a way to introduce people to library and lab employees, our favorite old fuzzy professors routinely accost people at their desk to ask them who they are, what they are working on, as well as something cool …

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Making yourself indispensable 

Here's a seminar snapshot Gary ran on "Linchpin."

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Redesigning the EdLab Tour 

Jo ran an excellent discussion on creating an awesome edlab tour.

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Media Show vlog: Going to Brooklyn 

In this video, Gus and I talk about the Media Show in the classroom on our train ride down to Brooklyn.

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…Meet Jeff! 

Willoby and Himrod accost Jeff Frank, the managing editor of Teachers College Record.

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…Meet Molly! 

Our favorite professors sneak up on Molly as she's working!

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Simon’s farewell vlog 

Here's a farewell to Simon Doolittle, the former lead editor of TCR "The Voice." He'll be missed! Equipment: Canon 7D, Edirol R-09HR, sennheiser lavalier mic

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Smarter Learning Analytics at IBM 

Nabeel Ahmed, a former member of the EdLab, gave a talk about using analytics to improve learning at IBM.

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“The Google” (Willoby & Himrod) 

In this series, our heros Willoby & Himrod get zapped by lightening, sucked down a worm hole, stranded in a strange alternate universe and talks with Al Gore! All in a day's work for our favorite retired professors! Episode 1: "The Google" Episode 2: "Wikipedia World" Episode 3: "Incarcerated!" Episode 4: "You Can Call Me …

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Monk Education  ☆

In the fall of 2008, Joachim, Naoko, Tara and I traveled to Japan to visit some cool sites and produce a few interesting videos. Here's a documentary that we produced on young Buddhist monks in Kyoto:

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Yell & Sell shoot (day 1) 

On Friday, Gus and I went out to Brooklyn International High School for our first shoot in the Yell & Sell video response project. We met at the EdLab, went over our game plan and rode the train down to BIHS filming Weena giving a short interview with the camera. It never ceases to amaze …

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Internationals Network Art Share Event  ☆

Here's a short documentary film I created for the Internationals Network for Public Schools about the first-annual Internationals Art Share event:

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Collaborative Media (BIHS)  ☆

In this mini documentary project, Doug Beacom and I follow kids as they learn claymation, stop motion, and puppetry in an innovative classroom in Brooklyn. Chris Wilson, veteran media teacher, was awesome in letting us capture his class project.

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Sharecropper Series! 

In this series, I followed Leah Gauthier, a Brooklyn-based artist who planted gardens in other people's backyards, fire escapes, studios...It was a terrific experience following the Sharecropper project, meeting some really cool people, and seeing the project grow in scope!

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