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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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How To Be Sexy

I was inspired by this awful tutorial from some year that doesn’t even exist yet to make my own makeup tutorial for 5 bananas. (No black eyeliner? Come on.)

I took a video of myself getting into hair and makeup, as if I were going onstage. I then had to …

Know what’s delicious?! A brownie in a mug!

Vintage Educational Video

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 …

I Wish I Talked Like a Man

Yeah, you heard me. I wish that I had a great man voice. It would have really come in handy when it was time for making the five star vintage educational video assignment that I decided to take on this week. It was the planning that really helped to put …

mm green tea :)

Vintage Education Videos is one of the assignments I chose to do.  This assignment consisted of creating an educational, or how to video the way they did it in the 50′s.   I decided to do a video on how to make tea!  I did this because I love drinking eat.  …

Vintage Educational Video Project

I laid out my idea for a vintage educational video along with a script in this post, and only had to change a few little mistakes I made before recording the real thing.  My son John played the roll of “Johnny” and did a great job!  At 6 he is…

How to use a microwave

So again, in doing this project I think I benefited from hearing my classmates discuss their projects last week. This time I attempted the Vintage Educational Video project, and I chose to make the topic…using a microwave. This time around, though, I desaturated the footage first (turned it into black…

using an elevator

Learn how to use an elevator with this instructional video!

Creating this video began with an idea. This idea came to me while sitting in the Trinkle basement at a table right next to the elevator.
After idea conception came idea execution. This stage of the process required my iPhone…

Video Assignment – Vintage Educational Video

The skills I’ve learned in DS106 came in handy yet again in another class.  This time, Applied Counseling.  I’ve added the vintage feel for DS106 (Video Assignment 397)
WARNING:  Boring video with terrible acting by me.  haha

 
 
Interviewing Skills – Self-Disclosure to a Counseling Client

 
 
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Vintage Educational Tutorial

Video Assignment: Vintage Educational Video
For this video, I made a vintage educational video that teaches you how to print something off of your computer. The clips were shot from my retro 6 megapixel digital camera and Microsoft Encoder Screen Capture. I put everything together in Windows Movie Maker 2.6…

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