Undergraduate video creation at American University, Dartmouth College, and University of Pennsylvania engages students from a campus-wide mashup contest to courses in several disciplines where videos replace research papers. New-media assignments have ramifications for copyright and fair use, for viral marketing, and for best practices in media education.

Peter Decherney, Assistant Professor, English and Cinema Studies, University of Pennsylvania - decherney@sas.upenn.edu
Renee Hobbs, Founder, Media Education Lab, Temple University - Renee.Hobbs@Temple.edu
Susan Simon, Senior Learning Technologist, Dartmouth College - Susan.Simon@Dartmouth.EDU
Anu Vedantham, Director, Weigle Information Commons, University of Pennsylvania - vedantha@pobox.upenn.edu

Opening Slide Opening Slide
Renee Hobbs' slides on Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

UPenn Resources
Student Video Projects at Dartmouth
Jones Media Center at Dartmouth
RWIT - The Student Center for Research, Writing and Information Technology at Dartmouth

Student Feedback from Dartmouth
Student Video Project Survey
Responses "What was your favorite component of the video project assignment?"
Responses "What was your least favorite component of the video project assignment?"
Responses "Please describe the most valuable aspect(s) of the video project assignment?"
Responses "Did the video project assignment help you to better comprehend your chosen topic and/or course subject matter?"

Media Education Lab at Temple University
Center for Social Media - School of Communication at American University
Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law