Professional Development Courses for Educators
Educators participating in professional development courses learn methods for implementing 21st Century Learning Skills in their classrooms. They learn to help their students create digital media and receive tips for integrating those skills into existing curricula and project-based learning approaches. Course are approved for Pennsylvania Act 48 credit. WHYY will also provide documentation for Delaware and New Jersey educators. Participants may be teachers of any content area looking for a new outlet for student expression and education. Classroom video and audio production projects are designed to be student centered. As such, participating teachers will learn to guide their students through hands on lessons while students develop their voices as multimedia storytellers. Questions? Please contact Craig Santoro at 215-351-3318
ED675-C.1 — Digital Storytelling with WHYY and Arcadia University
This fifteen-hour course guides teachers, pre-service teachers, and other educators through the basics of video production in the classroom. Teachers will learn project-based techniques that teach 21st-Century skills through student media production. Participants will be guided through a series of media projects, including an audio slideshow, a short documentaries, and a narrative scene. The format of the course closely mirrors the hands-on environment teachers would create in their classrooms.
This is a hands-on course, in which teachers will be recording and editing media.
Participants will receive 1 credit hour from Arcadia University as well as 15 hours of Act 48 Credit for PA educators. WHYY will also provide documentation for DE and NJ educators. To receive credit, participants will be expected to complete projects outside of class time.