Video documentary assignment

We just finished watching the documentaries produced by our first-year seminar students in the Equus class I’m co-teaching with Bille Wickre (Art History), and we’re very happy with the results. There were some technical problems, but far fewer than there would have been a few years ago, and the outcomes are far superior to the usual run of PowerPoint projects. Students had to think in terms of visual argument, something they don’t always remember when coming up with often text-heavy PowerPoint slides, and many presentations were extremely creative and touching. Here are two representative pieces, one from each section:

Marissa Cloutier: YouTube Preview Image

Peter Blair: YouTube Preview Image

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