Documentaries in the Classroom

10/22/18 - 11/16/18
Enroll until 11/14/2018 UTC

Take a look at this video to find out what the course is all about!


About this course

Explore the principles of documentary storytelling and how to use Adobe creative tools to create impactful documentaries. Then learn how to apply your new digital skills to integrate documentary filmmaking projects into your curriculum.

Creating documentaries encourages students to express their ideas through an engaging, innovative and easily accessible digital format. Documentaries can be used effectively in all subject areas, allowing students to improve their communication skills and digital literacy while learning key content objectives.

What will I learn?

  • How using documentary storytelling in your curriculum can produce positive outcomes for you and your students

  • Best practices and principles for creating amazing documentaries

  • The technical skills to create your own documentaries with Adobe tools (with support from expert digital media educators)

  • How to apply your new skills to integrate documentary storytelling into your curriculum

  • Collaborate with educators from around the world

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all educators working in primary, secondary or higher education. No prior experience with Adobe tools or digital media technologies is required.

How long is the course?

The course runs for two weeks, starting on October 22nd, 2018, and should take about 10 hours to complete. All coursework must be submitted by November 16th, 2018.

What will it cost?

Enrollment and course completion certificate are FREE!

What will I receive when the course ends?

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a digital badge and course certificate that states that you have completed 10 hours of professional development.

About Adobe Education Exchange Courses

Each week of an Education Exchange collaborative course includes:

  • Design and instructional theory content, innovative and tailored for educators

  • Interactive live class session taught by expert educators and featuring guest industry experts

  • Hands-on creative assignment with personalized feedback from instructors and other educators

  • Reflective learning journal best practice

  • Community collaboration and discussion


Live Class Information

This course will include two live classes, which take place on the following days:

  • Class 1 on Thursday October 25th, 2018

  • Class 2 on Thursday November 1st, 2018

Each class will take place three times; once in each of the following time zones:

  • AEDT (Sydney) from 7pm - 8pm

  • BST/GMT (London) from 7pm - 8pm

  • CDT (Chicago) from 7pm - 8pm

If you can’t make the live classes for whatever reason, don’t worry - all three iterations of each live class will be recorded and available to view here.


Instructors

Kev Lavery

Freddie Clarke

Joseph Labrecque

Matt Clasener

Greg Hodgson

Adobe Education

Sjaani van den Berg

Course Tutors

Course Workshops
Week 1: Introduction to documentary storytelling We’ll begin with some design fundamentals and dive straight into creating digital documentaries.
Week 2: Dive deeper into documentaries. Going beyond the basics with documentary storytelling. You’ll explore a documentary filmmaking project for use in your own curriculum and further develop your digital skills.
Achieving Accreditation In this section, we'll wrap up the course, complete the steps and move towards graduation. You’ll reflect on your learning during the course and celebrate the work of your peers.
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