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Online Video Creation by Undergraduates: Consequences for Media Literacy
Anu Vendantham of the University of Pennsylvania's Weigel Information Commons and Renee Hobbs presented on online video creation by undergraduates at the Coalition for Networked Information's meeting in Arlington, Virginia. Watch the video here:
In the presentation, they argue that academic leaders should create learning environments
that support student exploration of video production, as an expanded conception of literacy, with sensitivity to gender and attention to instructional design.
The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is an organization
dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of digital
information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication
and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Some 200 institutions
representing higher education, publishing, information technology,
scholarly and professional organizations, foundations, and libraries and
library organizations make up CNI’s members.