March 23, 2009 by Matt
“It looks like I will be joining this battle half way through. I think that my title is pretty appropriate in the sense that im not sure how I feel about the video.Read more »
February 25, 2009 by Matt
I think this is an interesting story, but I think it would be hard to tell.Read more »
February 04, 2009 by Matt
During my interview, I got a good feel for what it’s like to be asked questions. With the blinding lights in my face, it could have been God asking me the questions for all I know.Read more »
February 01, 2009 by Matt
I feel that I bring many valuable things to our project and the class. Although at times many of these traits seem like a bad thing, I feel they are what define me as a person. My unwillingness to compromise who I am help me to hold on to these traits.Read more »
The course utilized a blog both to continue the discussion outside the classroom, and to provide training for the students in blogging, video compression, and video sharing.
Students used the blog to post reflections and ideas, to share and comment on the video assignments, and to respond to each other's posts.
The film "Land of Confusion" was presented in class by the film's director, Jeremy Zerechak, a Penn State grad. A number of the students wrote responses to the film on the blog. Click here to see a trailer of the film.
A number of posts also reference a This American Life episode entitled "The Devil in Me." Students in the class were asked to listen to the veteran-related portion of this radio program and to write a post about how they would tell the story visually. You can hear the story by clicking here.