Lesson Portfolio

Sample Lessons

Video Essay

This summative assessment challenges student understanding of broadcast journalism and developing engaging non-fictional stories.

This project follows a month of scaffolded instruction that demonstrates the foundational elements of a video essay, interviewing techniques, sequencing photography, and video editing.

Short Film

This unit challenges students to develop a fictional character that engages in a fictional story.

This project is the final project for advanced media study students. The project incorporates prior screenwriting, cinematography, editing, and color grading units.

Digital Animated Portraits

This unit challenges students to express their emotions through develop a digital animated portrait using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Animate.

Digital Detox

Inspired by Quinnipiac’s Professor Callahan, this remote teaching unit challenges students to reflect on their social media usage, and develop a digital detox experiment.