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Fall 2020 EMP 1

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Wednesday
12/16/20
 End of Fall Semester  The final for this course includes the following:
Assignment #33 The Final Draft of your Online Portfolio, and any other work you have completed but did not submit to Canvas by the 12/13/2020 deadline.  All work must be submitted today.
 Please Note  All work submitted by by the 12/13/2020 deadline was used to calculate your pre-final semester grade.  If the work you submit today lowers that grade, you will receive the higher semester grade.
Tuesday
12/15/20 
No class meeting today. 
Monday
12/14/20 
 Asynchronous Class  We will not be meeting in zoom today.
Please complete this form between 10:25am and 10:55am so that you are marked present
 If you complete the form before or after class you will be marked absent. 
   
Friday
12/11/20 
 Classwork   News Story  The Mini-Documentary Project has been updated in Canvas. Complete the indicated steps of the Mini-Documentary Tutorials.
 PLEASE NOTE  The last time to turn in any assignments is this Sunday.
Make sure you have used the Portfolio Checklist before submitting the first draft of your portfolio.
 MONDAY'S CLASS  There will be no zoom meeting on Monday.  The classwork will be asynchronous. You will need to complete this form during our regular Monday class meeting time to be marked present.  If you complete the form before or after class you will be marked absent.  
Thursday
12/10/20 
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
12/9/20 
 Classwork   TV News  Follow the Mini-Documentary Tutorials to create and complete your mini-documentary.  Your Pre-Production Google Doc should have already been approved and you should complete your interviews.
Tuesday
12/8/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
12/7/20 
 Classwork   TV News  Follow the Mini-Documentary Tutorials to create and complete your mini-documentary.  Your Pre-Production Google Doc should have already been approved and you should complete your interviews before class starts on Wednesday.
   
Friday
12/4/20 
 Classwork   TV News  Follow the Mini-Documentary Tutorials to create and complete your mini-documentary.
Thursday
12/3/20 
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
12/2/20  
 Classwork   Chase Film  Complete the distribution assignment for your team's film.
 Portfolio   Assignment #32 - Portfolio First Draft: Follow the instructions in the Portfolio Tutorials to complete your portfolio with at least five work samples.
 What is a First Draft?  In the media industry the first draft of a project you present to your client is not the first version of the project.  The First Draft is what you consider you best version (your final draft.) All versions prior to the First Draft you submit are considered rough drafts. Once your client has approved a project it is considered the Final Draft. 
Tuesday
12/1/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
11/30/20 
 Classwork   Chase Film  Assignment #30 - A Chase Film Distribution: Follow the distribution tutorial to complete your team's film. (If your team decided to use the tutorial footage instead of your own film footage for editing, you will receive zero credit for this assignment.)
Assignment #31 - Mini-Documentary Project (REVISED): After getting your topic approved, follow the rest of the Mini-Documentary Tutorials to create and complete your mini-documentary.
   
Mon-Fri
11/23-27 
Thanksgiving Break - No School.
   
Friday
11/20/20 
 Classwork   Chase Film  Complete your chase film soundtrack by following the Sound FX tutorial.
Your picture edit is due today.
 TV News  Your story topic is due today.
 Portfolio  Your Site Set-Up and Resume are due today.  You will still need to prepare and add work samples along with other content before the day of the class final.
Thursday
11/19/20 
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
11/18/20 
 Classwork  Assignment #29 - A Chase Film Soundtrack:  After your team has selected the best picture edit of your film, follow the Music tutorial to start creating your own soundtrack version.
 TV News  If you have not yet done so, get your documentary topic approved.
Tuesday
11/17/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
11/16/20 
 Classwork  - Introduction to creating the soundtrack for your team's film.  Make sure your picture edit is completed by the start of our next class session.
 Introduction to TV News  | A Day in the Life of a Newsroom (5:03) |
Assignment #28 - Mini-Documentary Topic: Follow the Project Start tutorial to get your documentary topic approved. 
 Portfolio Progress  Make sure you have completed the project set-up, resume and site set-up assignments by the end of this week.  When we return from Thanksgiving break you should have at least three work samples organized into your Portfolio Project AV, documents and images folders.
   
Friday
11/13/20 
 Classwork  - Complete your Picture Edit. 
Thursday
11/12/20
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
11/11/20
Veterans Day Holiday - No School
Tuesday
11/10/20
No class meeting today.
Monday
11/9/20 
Follow the Wednesday class schedule today because of this week's Veterans Day Holiday.
 Check your grade in Canvas today at 8:30am 
 If you have not received credit for all of your completed assignments, send an email message to the teacher by 12:30pm today.  Include the assignment numbers which need to be checked.
 Classwork  - Review your Chase Film team's footage with your team, then make sure it has been shared with each member of your team.  Then, watch the Picture Edit tutorial.  (It will take around 23 minutes.)  After each member of your team has watched the tutorial, decide if your footage is what you need to complete your film.
Assignment #27 - A Chase Film - Picture Edit: 
Follow the tutorial to create your own Chase film picture edit.  If your team has decided you do not have the footage you need to complete your film, you may use the tutorial footage to create your own picture edit.
   
Friday
11/6/20
 Grading Period Ends Today!  
- Follow the directions in Canvas for each assignment you submit for grading. 
- If you have submitted an assignment after it was due, send an email message to the teacher no later than tomorrow that includes the numbers of the assignments you need graded.
- Check your updated grade Monday morning. Send an email to the teacher with the numbers of any assignment you completed but did not receive credit.
  Classwork  - Review your team's production footage, synopsis and storyboard with the teacher.  When you think your Chase film Pre-Production and Production assignments are complete, follow the directions in Canvas to submit your work.
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  Assignment #26 - Portfolio Site Set-Up:
By now you should have completed all of the steps in the Portfolio Set-up instructions. 
1. Make sure you are collecting samples of your work and storing representative files in the AV, documents and images sub-folders of your Google Drive Portfolio Project folder. 
2. Complete all of the steps in the Basic Site Set-Up and Customize Your Site’s Appearance instructions.
 PLEASE NOTE  Monday will be a block day because of next Wednesday's holiday.
Period 2 will start at 9:50 am.
Thursday
11/5/20  
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
11/4/20 
Classwork - Review your team's production footage, synopsis and storyboard with the teacher.
 CHECK WORDPRESS.COM  Make sure you are able to access Wordpress.com for your portfolio. 
Tuesday
11/3/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
11/2/20
 Grading Period Ends Friday  Assignment #23 and all previous assignments will be included.  Make sure your portfolio set-up has been completed.
Classwork - Review your team's film progress with the teacher.
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  - Assignment #25 - Résumé: If you already have a resume, make sure it is up-to-date. If you do not have a resume, visit High School Resume Examples for help creating a basic resume. If you would a more modern resume, create an infographic resume.
Infographic Resume | How To Create An Infographic Resume That Doesn't Repel Hiring Managers | 15 Creative, Infographic Resume Templates |  
   
Friday
10/30/20 
Classwork - Chase Film (Distance Learning Version) 
Assignment #24 - A Chase Film - Post-Production Set-Up: 
Follow the instructions in the Post Production tutorial to share all of your team's footage.

10/29/20 
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
10/28/20 
Classwork - Get your team's storyboard approved.  Once it has been approved you may complete the production assignment.  All footage should be recorded by the start our next class session.
Assignment #23 - A Chase Film - Production:
Follow the instructions in the tutorial to record your assigned scenes from your team's film.  Refer to your team's approved synopsis and storyboard.
 Production  Preparation | Scene Staging | Recording | Footage Transfer |
Tuesday
10/27/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
10/26/20 
Classwork - Storyboard reviews: Get your team's storyboard approved. 
   
Friday
10/23/20 
Classwork - Chase Film (Distance Learning Version) 
Get your team's storyboard approved.  Once it has been approved you may start recording your film's scenes. 
Thursday
10/22/20
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
10/21/20 
Classwork - Chase Film (Distance Learning Version) 
If you have not yet done so, get your team's synopsis approved, then create your storyboard and get it approved.
Tuesday
10/20/20 
No class meeting today. 
Monday
10/19/20
Classwork - Get your team's synopsis approved, then assign storyboard frames to all team members.  Storyboards must be completed by the start of our next class meeting.
   
Friday
10/16/20 
October Holiday - No School.
Thursday
10/15/20 
No class meeting today. 
Wednesday
10/14/20 
Adobe Creative Cloud |
Classwork - Chase Film (Distance Learning Version) 
Get your team's synopsis approved, then create your storyboard and get it approved.
 Production  | Preparation | Scene Staging | Recording | Footage Transfer |
Tuesday
10/13/20 
No class meeting today. 
Monday
10/12/20
 Canvas Grades  Check your email for a message from the teacher.
ClassworkSilent Movies | Scene coverage using a variety of shot sizes (master shot, medium shots, close-ups, extreme-close-ups, inserts, reaction shots and cutaways: a shot of something related to but outside the main action of a scene) and camera angles (dutch tilt, high-angle, low-angle.) See this video for some examples. Storyboards | 
Chase Film Pre-Production (continued) Plot | Synopsis | Storyboard |
   
Friday
10/9/20
 End of First Quarter 
Classwork - Chase Film (Distance Learning Version)
Assignment #22 - Chase Film - Pre-Production:
Follow the instructions in the Pre-Production tutorial | Set-Up | Plot |
Stop after each step and wait to proceed when instructed by the teacher.
Thursday
10/8/20
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
10/7/20 
 Grading period ends this Friday. 
 Guest Speaker  Design Resources and Feedback links in our Canvas classroom.
Classwork - You should have recordings of all of your basic shots.  Follow the instructions in Canvas to edit a video using your best recordings, then submit your completed assignment.
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  Assignment #21 - Portfolio Set-Up: The final in this class is an online portfolio that represents you and your abilities. The completed portfolio is due the scheduled day of this course's semester final. However, there will be several assignments you need to complete before that day. The first assignment (this one) is to read about the project, set-up a project folder, and start gathering items to include. Here are the links you need to read and follow the directions: Online Portfolio Introduction | Why You Need an Online Portfolio | Portfolio Set-up |
Tuesday
10/6/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
10/5/20
Classwork -  SPECIAL MEETING LINK  Please check your email or visit our Canvas class for the link to today's special event. 
   
Friday
10/2/20
Classwork - How to Take Notes (6:40)
Follow the instructions in Canvas to complete these assignments:
Assignment #19 - Take one full page of notes for each of these videos:
Introduction to Tripods (18:15) | Introduction to Cameras (12:40) 
Assignment #20 - Basic Camera Shots. | Basic Shots Example | 
 Before you Record  Watch this video about checking lighting.
Follow the assignment instructions in Canvas to complete this assignment.
Thursday
10/1/20 
No class meeting today. 
Wednesday
9/30/20 
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project
 PLEASE NOTE  Today will be the last synchronous class time to work on your Elevator Pitch project. (Sample Elevator Pitch Video)
Tuesday
9/29/20 
No class meeting today. 
Monday
9/28/20 
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project and get it approved by the teacher.
   
Friday
9/25/20 
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project
 REMINDER  No class slide submissions or updates accepted after today.
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  Assignment #17 - Read then hand write at least a one full-paper outline (front and back) of the following | The Production Sequence | The Key Element In Productions |
(For help with outlining read Basic Outlining.)
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  Assignment #18 - Read then hand write at least a one full-paper outline (front and back) of the following | Scriptwriting Guidelines | Costing Out A Production |
(
For help with outlining read Basic Outlining.)
Thursday
9/24/20
No class meeting today. 
Wednesday
9/23/20 
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  Assignment #15 - Read, then handwrite at least a one full-paper outline (front and back) of the following | TV Production Overview Part 1 | TV Production Overview Part 2 |
(For help with outlining read Basic Outlining.) When you are done with your outline, take photos of both sides of the paper and use the photos to submit the assignment in Canvas.
 OUTSIDE OF CLASS MEETING  Assignment #16 - Read then hand write at least a one full-paper outline (front and back) of the following | Program Proposals and Treatments | Capturing and Holding Viewer Attention | When you are done with your outline, take photos of both sides of the paper and use the photos to submit the assignment in Canvas.
Tuesday
9/22/20 
No class meeting today. 
Monday
9/21/20 
 WARNING  No class slide submissions or updates accepted after this Friday.
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project
Assignment #14 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 5 - Distribution: Once you have completed your video edit, follow the tutorial to export your video and send a message to the teacher.
Once your final video edit has been approved by the teacher, use Canvas to submit a link to video in your project folder, then place a copy of the file in the class drop box.
All other assignments are overdue. 

 
Friday
9/18/20 
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project
All other assignments are overdue. 
Thursday
9/17/20 
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
9/16/20
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project
All other assignments are overdue. 
Tuesday
9/15/20
No class meeting today.
Monday
9/14/20
 Make sure you have received credit for all past assignment work you have completed. 
Classwork - Complete the video edit of your Elevator Pitch project.
Assignment #13 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 4 - Video Edit: Once you have recorded and edited your narration, and you have gathered and prepared all of your images, follow the tutorial steps to edit your video.
 PLEASE NOTE  You need to treat all previous assignments that are incomplete as outside of class meeting work.  They are overdue. 
Synchronous class time: 3 hours 10 minutes per week (scheduled meetings). 
Asynchronous class time: 1 hour 35 minutes per week (9.5 hours / 6 classes)
   
Friday
9/11/20 
 1st Quarter Progress Grading Period Ends Today 
None of your assignments will be graded if you have not yet submitted your shared class Google Drive folder link using this form.  To share your folder complete this tutorial.
Classwork: Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television (continued) | Part 8 7:50 | 
Open your Google Doc for this assignment. 
Skip a line after Part 7 notes, then type: Part 8 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
When you have completed your notes for all eight videos in this series, log into Canvas and submit your work. (Make sure your notes are in numerical order.)
ALSO Continue working on your Elevator Pitch Video.
 Has your WeVideo account been upgraded? 
Thursday
9/10/20
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
9/9/20
Classwork: Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television (continued) | Part 7 9:27 |
Open your Google Doc for this assignment. 
Skip a line after Part 6 notes, then type: Part 7 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO Continue working on your Elevator Pitch Video.
Elevator Pitch Video | Video Editing |
Check your WeVideo account.
 If you have not yet done so:  Click here to submit your class Google Drive folder link.  
Make sure you have shared the folder correctly by following the tutorial
Tuesday
9/8/20
No class meeting today.
Monday
9/7/20
Labor Day Holiday - No classes.
   
Friday
9/4/20
Classwork: Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television (continued) | Part 6 9:22 |
Open your Google Doc for this assignment. 
Skip a line after Part 5 notes, then type: Part 6 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO Elevator Pitch Video | Preparing Images | Advanced Headshot |
 Google Advanced Search Changes  Continue working on your Elevator Pitch Video. 
 Your narration recording should be edited and all images prepared by the end of our next class session.  If you are waiting to get your script approved, or you have already completed your narration, gather and prepare all images for your video.
 If you have not yet done so:  Click here to submit your class Google Drive folder link.  
Make sure you have shared the folder correctly by following the tutorial
Thursday
9/3/20 
No class meeting today.
 Back to School Night 6:20pm  Use the class zoom meeting link in Canvas to join.
A recording of the presentation will be available in Canvas tomorrow.
 Studio 104 Video  This is an overview of the on-campus production facilities.
Wednesday
9/2/20 
Classwork: Back to School Night is tomorrow: Please make a copy of the schedule and complete it with your own list of classes, teachers and meeting links.
Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television (continued) | Part 5 7:04 |
Open your Google Doc for this assignment. 
Skip a line after Part 4 notes, then type: Part 5 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO Elevator Pitch Video | Preparing Images | Advanced Headshot |
Continue working on your Elevator Pitch Video. If you have not yet done so, get the final draft of your script approved, then record and edit your narration.  If you are waiting to get your script approved, or you have already completed your narration, gather and prepare images for your video.
Tuesday
9/1/20
No class meeting today.
Monday
8/31/20
Classwork -  Assignments Due  Check our Canvas class to review which assignments are due.  The grade book will be updated before our next class session. Once you have submitted the assignments due today, continue working on the other assignments for the Elevator Pitch Video project.
 If you have not yet done so:  Submit your EMP 1 folder shareable link - Use this form.
 By the end of class Wednesday  Use the headshot you created for your Class Gallery Slide to 
set your Canvas profile photo.
   
Friday
8/28/20
Classwork: Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television (continued) | Part 4 7:21 |
Open your Google Doc for this assignment. 
Skip a line after Part 3 notes, then type: Part 4 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO Elevator Pitch Video | Preparing Images | Advanced Headshot |
Continue working on your Elevator Pitch Video. If you have not yet done so, get the final draft of your script approved, then record and edit your narration.  If you are waiting to get your script approved, or you have already completed your narration, gather and prepare images for your video.
Thursday
8/27/20
 No class meeting today.
Wednesday
8/26/20 
Classwork: Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television (continued) | Part 3 7:00 |
Open your Google Doc for this assignment. 
Skip a line after Part 2 notes, then type: Part 3 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO Elevator Pitch Video Preparing Images | Advanced Headshot |
Continue working on your Elevator Pitch Video. If you have not yet done so, get the final draft of your script approved, then record and edit your narration.  If you are waiting to get your script approved, or you have already completed your narration, gather and prepare images for your video.
Tuesday
8/25/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
8/24/20
Classwork: Get the Final Draft of your script approved, then complete
Assignment #11 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 2 - Narration: Once your script has been approved by the teacher, follow the tutorial to record and edit your video's narration.
Assignment #12 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 3 - Images: Once you have recorded and edited the narration for your video, follow the tutorial to gather and prepare images.
   
Friday
8/21/20
Classwork: If you have not yet done so, share your class Google Drive folder with the teacher, and complete your Class Google Slide, including your headshot.
Drive Set-Up | Class Slide | Headshot |
Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television | Part 2 7:48 |
Skip a line after Part 1 Notes and Type: Part 2 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO - Assignment #10 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 1 - The Script: Follow the instructions the tutorial to write the first and final drafts of the script. Use the A/V Script Google Doc Template to type the final draft of your script. 
NOTE: this assignment is part of the Elevator Pitch Video Project. To understand how the project will be graded, refer to the 
Elevator Pitch Video Rubric.
Assignment #11 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 2 - Narration: Once your script has been approved by the teacher, follow the tutorial to record and edit your video's narration.
Thursday
8/20/20
No class meeting today.
Wednesday
8/19/20
 Check Your school email for the New Class Zoom Meeting Link 
Classwork: 
Assignment #9 - A Day in the Life of Television | Part 1 |
Create a Google Doc and name it TV Day Notes
Type the following information at the top left: 
Your Last Name, First Name 
EMP1
Period 2
8/19/20
Assignment Number #9
Skip a line and Type: Part 1 Notes 
After you watch the video, type: 
A. Something you learned. 
B. Something you already knew. 
C. Something you liked and why. 
D. Something you think could have been improved and how.
 
You will add to your notes for each part in this series of videos.
ALSO
 - Use your class headshot for your zoom meeting photo.
Complete setting up your DVA Google Class Drive folder and your Class Gallery Slide.
Assignment #10 - Elevator Pitch Video Part 1 - The Script: Follow the instructions in the Elevator Pitch Handouut #1 to write the first draft of your script. (NOTE: this assignment is part of the Elevator Pitch Video Project. To understand how the project will be graded, refer to the Elevator Pitch Video Rubric.)
Tuesday
8/18/20 
No class meeting today.
Monday
8/17/20
Classwork: Setting-up and sharing your class Google Drive folder.
Assignment #8 - Class Gallery Slide: This project includes your completed headshot.
 New Meeting Link After Today 
   
Friday
8/14/20 
Classwork - Instructions for using a Chromebook to fill in and sign forms.
Assignment #4
 - Parent/Guardian form
Assignment #5 - Equipment Responsibility Form
Assignment #6 - James Logan Release Form
Assignment #7 - MVROP Release Form.
Thursday
8/13/20  
Classwork: Project Right Start! - Virtual Attendance Policy - Student Handbook.
Create a headshot! 
Wednesday
8/12/20
Classwork: Welcome! Course introduction. (EMP Syllabus
Assignment #1 - Reserved for Extra Credit: Rarely awarded and only after regular assignments are completed.
Assignment #2 - Good Citizen: You start with full credit and only lose credit if you disrupt the class. 
Assignment #3 - Student Survey
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