Category Archives: Teaching with Technology

Short Assignment: Using Anti-Surveillance Tools

The purpose of this assignment is to ask student groups to give brief presentations on how to use online, anti-surveillance tools and analyze potential benefits and drawbacks of these tools.  I include this assignment after students have read and discussed … Continue reading

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Culture Jamming as Critical Pedagogy: A Case Study in Remix Media Studies

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Allison de Fren Occidental College The challenge of teaching a course that combines theory and practice is not only finding the right balance between the two, but also their integration. I have experimented … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Ubiquitous Production

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Lauren S. Berliner University of Washington Bothell Academic programs have historically fallen into the trap of reifying traditional divisions between theory and practice and analysis and craft. A 2016 “state of the field” … Continue reading

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On Developing a Teaching Module on Arab Social Media

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Kimberly Katz, Towson University Laila Shereen Sakr, University of California Santa Barbara In 2011, when the uprisings broke out, many of us became glued to the news and grew hopeful for change in … Continue reading

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Integrating Production in Film and Media Courses/ Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1)

            Integrating Production in Film and Media Courses Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1)  Edited by Chera Kee and Maurizio Viano  Table of Contents On The Importance of Being Two Faced: Production in the Classroom by Irene … Continue reading

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Rebuilding and Repair as a Critical Practice in the Media Studies Classroom

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier DH and Media Studies Crossovers Vol. 3(3) David N. Wright Douglas College The Preamble By introducing rebuilding and repair as critical practice in the media studies classroom, students can examine effects as they are triggered by … Continue reading

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Teaching Subtitles as Historiographic Research

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier DH and Media Studies Crossovers Vol. 3(3) Kevin L. Ferguson  Queens College, City University of New York I see this question on Twitter: “Someone shouting, ‘We got company!’ is a classic action movie cliché. Does anyone … Continue reading

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ClipNotes in the Classroom: Video Annotation Software for Instruction and Collaboration

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier DH and Media Studies Crossovers Vol. 3(3) Andrew deWaard University of California, Los Angeles DH + CMS The fields of Digital Humanities and Cinema & Media Studies are an increasingly fruitful pairing. Rather than traditional publication, … Continue reading

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Collective Reading: Shot Analysis and Data Visualization in the Digital Humanities

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier DH and Media Studies Crossovers Vol. 3(3) Joel Burges, Nora Dimmock, and Joshua Romphf University of Rochester In this essay, we discuss a mode of reading we call “collective reading,” which continues and changes traditional shot … Continue reading

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“Talking About Whiteness”: Using Digital Pedagogy to Interrogate Racial Privilege

   Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Shelleen Greene  University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee   In this essay, I argue that digital media production can help facilitate critical dialogues about racial privilege that move beyond … Continue reading

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