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Vintage Educational Video

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Submitted by: Alan Levine

Video was the new frontier for teaching in the 1950s and you can find rich (and funny) examples of educational videos of that era. In this assignment make a 5 minute or less video of a modern topic in the vintage style of these films. Include elements like cheesy music, titles, cut out graphics, booming voice to make something educational.

As an example see How to Be Cool: an educational film

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