This multimedia faculty development module showcases the work of Louise Krasniewicz and includes video interviews with her students Tiffany Ortiz, Frank Smith and Melissa Stangl and is funded through an ELIXR MERLOT grant. Louise and her students discuss creating videos to explore anthropological theories
The students in Louise Krasniewicz’ Anthropology and the Cinema course in Spring 2008 created mix-and-match film trailers that highlight, compare and contrast iconic moments in well-known movies. Their Video Showcase includes five of the twenty-six videos created.
Several faculty members have begun exploring assignments based on Comic Life software – an easy way for students to storyboard, plan out their thoughts and create vibrant graphic novels and comic books. Louise Krasniewicz assigned a new media project to her spring 2008 Anthropology and the Cinema class. She has selected six student comic books for our Comic Life Showcase. Click on each book to see the student creations in PDF format.
This series of video clips brings together five faculty – Regina Austin, Peter Decherney, Louise Krasniewicz, Andrew Lamas and Jacqui Sadashige – whose students have created movies as class assignments. The discussion is informal, with comments on assignment design, setting expectations, assessing student work and project planning.