The Writers Guild of America is using YouTube to educate the public about the cause of the recent writer’s strike. These short films are clear, concise, informative and entertaining.
One might imagine them being used as examples of short video production for students (particularly “Why We Fight”). They certainly explain the unintended consequences associated with the Web revolution and highlight contemporary intellectual property issues.
If the video clips below do not play, click on the link below the video to go to YouTube.
Read the United Hollywood blog.
Veteran educator Gary Stager, Ph.D. is the author of Twenty Things to Do with a Computer – Forward 50, co-author of Invent To Learn — Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, publisher at Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, and the founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute. He led professional development in the world’s first 1:1 laptop schools thirty years ago and designed one of the oldest online graduate school programs. Gary is also the curator of The Seymour Papert archives at DailyPapert.com. Learn more about Gary here.
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Great post. At least we know the writer’s get it!
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