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Case Studies

Thinking of adding a media project to your classroom but not sure where to begin? Get inspiration from Penn State faculty teaching with multimedia in a variety of areas of study – all across the Commonwealth. Each case study features examples of outcomes, grading rubrics, targeted skills and more so that you can pick and choose elements to add into your own courses.

BIOL 220W

Environmental Documentaries

Example

Project in Brief

Course: BIOL 220W

Instructor: Cassandra Miller-Butterworth

Number of Students: 19, 17, 31, 23

Semester: Spring 2012-Spring 2016

Duration of Assignment: 15 Weeks

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GEOSC 320

Critical Earth History Events

Example

Project in Brief

Course: GEOSC 320

Instructor: Richard Alley

Number of Students: 30

Semester: Spring 2013

Duration of Assignment: 9 Weeks

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ERM 499A

Costa Rica Study Tour

Example

Project in Brief

Course: ERM 499A

Instructor: Tammy Bennett

Number of Students: 16

Semester: Spring 2013

Duration of Assignment: 7 Weeks

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FOR 201

Global Change and Ecosystems

Example

Project in Brief

Course: FOR 201

Instructor: Matthew Hurteau

Number of Students: 18

Semester: Fall 2012

Duration of Assignment: 6 Weeks

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AEE 440

Communication Methods + Media

Example

Project in Brief

Course: AEE 440

Instructor: Brad Olsen

Number of Students: 40

Semester: Fall 2012

Duration of Assignment: 5 Weeks

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ART 003

Visual Images on the Web

Example

Project in Brief

Course: ART 003

Instructor: Lori Hepner

Number of Students: 17

Semester: Spring 2012

Duration of Assignment: 6 Weeks

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MKTG 327

Retail Advertising Plan

Example

Project in Brief

Course: MKTG 327

Instructor: Mary Beth Pinto

Number of Students: 42

Semester: Fall 2011

Duration of Assignment: 6 Weeks

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EM SC 100S

Geosciences First Year Seminar

Example

Project in Brief

Course: EM SC 100S

Instructor: Eliza Richardson

Number of Students: 20

Semester: Fall 2011

Duration of Assignment: 6 Weeks

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