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Teaching Digital Media Production in Online Instruction: Strategies and Recommendations PROCEEDINGS

, Florida State University, United States

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Honolulu, HI, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-73-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper discusses an online graduate course, Digital Media: Concepts and Production. The course is geared for students in Information and Library Science, most of whom are novices to Web 2.0 and digital media authorship. The class has been highly successful at teaching students to author creative media projects and develop other new media literacy skills, including using Web 2.0 tools for collaboration with peers, as well as using open source software and Creative Commons to facilitate the production and circulation of digital media. Teaching media production is often a resource-intensive endeavor, requiring computer labs with expensive media production software and tech support staff. This creates a variety of challenges for the online teaching environment. The paper will address specific instructional strategies developed by the instructor, including examples of online course resources (tutorials, exercises, etc.) that are freely available for others to use and build on.


Tripp, L. (2009). Teaching Digital Media Production in Online Instruction: Strategies and Recommendations. In G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3106-3111). Honolulu, HI, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 14, 2018 from .


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