The students will use Internet, social media, and video making software as well as live performance to document their experiences in the U.S.
Help the students synthesize their learning through creative expression in a variety of media
Increase computer and Internet literacy
Improve skills of elocution and enunciation, writing, and public speaking
Practice teamwork for collaborative media projects
Apply voice training to rehearsals and production of videos and mock trials.
Maintain a blog and regularly contribute to the program web presence
Make several videos: write, direct, edit
Participate on production teams for other students’ videos
Play roles in the mock trials
Regular lessons in elocution and enunciation for the stage
Oral presentations of students’ experiences and media productions
Mock trial and video script rehearsal and performance
How to use the Word Press site for the students in the program
How to maintain a blog for each student’s writing
How to contribute to the YouTube channel
How to contribute to the Facebook page for the program (equivalent Chinese social media page?)
Use of still and video cameras, other production equipment, and video editing software to make slide shows and videos documenting the students’ experiences in the U.S.
Research, preparation, rehearsals, and enactment of three or four famous trials from U.S. history coordinated with topics in the Contemporary U.S. Culture course.
Mock Trial book
Suggested Modes, Media and Techniques of Instruction
Modes: lecture, demonstration, discussion, cooperative learning
Media: blogging and video making software, Internet