Revised 2016-2017 edition includes new comprehensive 28-page course outline and detailed program description
for a UC Approved "G" College Prep Broadcast Journalism Class and a
UC Approved Fine Arts Class. Also includes Common Core Aligned Standards (ELA).
Includes a bonus unit on Foley Sound Effects.
A Guide for Teaching Broadcasting
"PRACTICAL, NUTS AND BOLTS GUIDANCE FOR BUILDING AN AWARD-WINNING BROADCASTING PROGRAM"
A Handbook for Broadcast Journalism teachers
This manual provides teachers with tips and ideas for:
-Managing a class of students in a broadcasting program
-Grading assignments and assessing student work
-Motivating students to take responsibility for the quality of their broadcasts
-Assisting students in finding and producing compelling stories
-Structuring your program (and keeping students busy and engaged)
-Managing equipment use and check-out by students
-Using state-of-the-art (and affordable) wireless video technology to add live "remotes" to your broadcasts
-Making your school broadcast an "essential, valuable" part of the school day
Includes example forms for:
...grading student's stories
...grading students for work in the classroom/studio
...pitching story ideas
...checking out equipment
TEACHING BROADCASTING is a handbook written for middle and high school broadcast journalism teachers. The book is designed to help educators structure their broadcasting classes. It is ideal for schools that are interested in developing, or enhancing, their school news programs. TEACHING BROADCASTING is filled with curriculum ideas. The handbook offers practical solutions to the challenges of grading students, structuring the classroom, managing large groups of students with limited equipment resources, developing a "big budget" look on a low budget, and so much more.
TEACHING BROADCASTING is used in classrooms throughout the United States.
Please see below for information on the authors.
A TEACHER'S GUIDE TO TEACHING BROADCASTING
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Doug Green is a 2016 California Teacher of the Year and a middle and high school broadcast journalism teacher from Carlsbad, California. His two programs, (CHSTV and VMSTV) are recognized internationally as models for student broadcast journalism. He is a former National Technology Educator of the Year, a former teacher-advisor to PBS television, and the current president of the Student Television Network. Doug Green has traveled to Europe and Asia to work with video and film teachers in the US Department of Defense School System.
Janna Bollinger is a former producer/program advisor for CHSTV, specializing in high school broadcast journalism curriculum development, and the development of systems to help facilitate learning in a scholastic broadcast journalism setting. She has developed procedures of accountability for middle and high school broadcasting students that are being used in classrooms worldwide.