Victorian teachers are invited to participate in this free professional learning session.
Students as Documentary Makers with Mitzi Goldman
Throughout this session teachers will find out how media is a deeply engaging tool when students use it to express their learning about the real world.
When: Monday 31st August 2009, 4pm. Sign up here – http://www.knowledgebank.global2.vic.edu.au
Where: Online in Elluminate. This event is free but you need to sign up – http://www.knowledgebank.global2.vic.edu.au
Who: Mitzi Goldman has spent 25 years as a film maker and educator in the Australian film industry. She has directed and produced over ten documentaries for television including international co-productions. Mitzi was Head of Documentary at the Australian Film and Television School for six years and is now executive director of the Documentary Australia Foundation. Mitzi is now focussing on sharing her educational vision of students as documentary makers.
What: In this online conference with Mitzi Goldman, teachers will find out how media is a deeply engaging tool when students use it to express their learning about the real world. Mitzi will engage participants in a discussion about the educational and social benefits of using media to produce documentaries. Teachers will learn the basics of documentary making and how they can get started in their classrooms. They will find out how media can be used as a tool to express the learning that takes place when students are given the tools to deconstruct, analyse and understand the information they encounter all around them.
This event is free but you need to sign up – http://www.knowledgebank.global2.vic.edu.au
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