Provides information about current copyright law and its alternatives in order to facilitate the writing and dissemination of best practices and fair use guidelines for scholarly and creative communities.
Center for Social Media
Showcases and analyzes media for public knowledge and action—media made by, for, and with publics to address the problems that they share.
Develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.
Center for Digital Storytelling
A training, project development, and research organization that assists youth and adults around the world in using digital media tools to craft and record meaningful stories
Provides additional resources for instructors: media sources, software overviews, a guide to incorporating digital storytelling into teaching, and a gallery of student work.
Treatment Plan for Student Video Projects (.pdf)
A treatment plan will help you and your students focus on how they will put together their media composition.
Video Project Proposal - The Pitch (.pdf)
The Pitch can be used instead of or just before the Treatment plan. It is an abbreviated version of the Treatment plan and is completed by the students then presented and discussed in class.
Creating a storyboard will help your students to visualize and arrange the key shots for their media composition.
Video Project Rubric (website)
Video project rubric created by Joan Vandervelde in the School of Education, University of Wisconsin - Stout. Feel free to use it or modify it to meet your own assessment needs.
Digital Video Project Rubric (.pdf)
Used to assess high school video projects but is an excellent source to create your own rubric for media compositions.
Assessment Rubric for Digital Memoir Video Project from Dartmouth Writing 3 course (.pdf)
Created in collaboration by the instructor and students. It was based upon the rubric by Joan Vandervelde in the School of Education, University of Wisconsin - Stout (listed above).
Multimedia Documentary Film Project Rubric from Dartmouth First-Year Seminar course (.pdf)
Created in collaboration by the instructor and students.
Sample Rubric from Dartmouth Writing 5 course (.pdf)
Created by the instructor for a writing course media composition project.