(ONLINE) Module 3: Deeper Dive into Video Production for Online Teaching


Date(s) - 05/28/2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Co-sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Center and GC Digital Initiatives.

We have closed online registration for Thursday’s session, however, if you would still like to register, please email publicslab@gc.cuny.edu.

While not required, we highly recommend attending the first module in this series to serve as foundational knowledge for these topics.

This third module in the series will guide attendees through the process of capturing better video when producing videos for online teaching. Topics covered include, but are not limited to:

  • Using a laptop versus phone
  • Built-in webcams versus external webcams
  • Do I need to purchase anything, or can I do this on a budget?
  • Proper video framing
  • Lighting techniques
  • Future of digital pedagogy
  • Presenting conference papers on a video platform

The emphasis of this workshop series will be on recording and production, but will also include discussion of digital pedagogy.

For a deeper dive into audio production, please register for Module 2. Participants who attend at least 2 out of the 3 workshops in this series will be able to join a fourth and final workshop on Monday, 1 June 2020 to get individual feedback on materials that they have created.

Please reserve your spot by booking below!

Mike Mena is a PhD student in Linguistic Anthropology at the Graduate Center and focuses on how ideologies of race and language converge in ways that reproduce hierarchical arrangements and income inequality.  He is currently conceptualizing a longitudinal ethnographic project on the neoliberalization of higher education in the United States.  In 2019, Mena’s YouTube channel, The Social Life of Language, was recognized with the Society for Linguistic Anthropology’s “Public Outreach and Community Service Award.”  The Social Life of Language continues to receive national and international recognition for its multi-modal pedagogical approach and as intellectually informed public activism.

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