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Creating Video for Teachers and Trainers: Producing Professional Video with Amateur Equipment by Tim Spannaus

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Chapter 7

Your Assignment 1

Plan and write a script for a short video, approximately two or three minutes long (300 to 450 words of dialog).

Plan

  • Describe the content and audience.
  • State the purpose.
    • If the video script is part of a larger production, for example, a website, state the specific purpose of the video, but also describe how it fits the larger context.
  • Design Considerations: First Principles, Problems
    • What is the problem your learners need to solve? What instruction do they need to solve the problem?
  • Story and Character
    • What's the story? What characters will you need for your script?

Script

  • Write a script in two-column A/V format that is consistent with the plan described above.

Instructors: It may help to make this two ...

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