curriculum

Online Safety Curriculum

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A curriculum including workshops, handouts, syllabus, quizes and vocabulary lists on the subject of Online Safety developed by corps member Melissa Niiya.

Facebook Safety Handout

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As part of a curriculum about using facebook corps member Melissa Niiya developed a workshop about how to stay safe on facebook.

Internet Shopping Curriculum

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A curriculum including a syllabus, handouts, quizes and instructor guide on the topic of Internet shopping developed by corps member Melissa Niiya.

DIY Video Curriculum, Outreach List and Tickets

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A DIY Video workshop curriculum, outreach list and ticket images all created by corps member Tiffany Otoya.

An example video from students who went through this class: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZklClZjMlA

Stop motion Animation Curriculum and Workshop

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Stop Motion Animation Curriculum for a workshop put on at Little Tokyo Service Center created by corps member Tiffany Otoya.

Podcasting and Storytelling Curriculum

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The first chapter of DIY Radio: Podcast This! a storytelling for internet radio and podcasting curriculum created by corps member Melissa Niiya

Social Media Workshop Curriculum

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A Social Media Curriculum created by Corps member Melissa Niiya for a train-the-trainers with small business counsellors workshop at the Little Tokyo Service Center in California.

Media Literacy Curriculum Development

VISTA Name: 
Erica Freshour
Program Start: 
2/2001
Program End: 
2/2003
Project Description: 

Erica continues to be instrumental in the daily work of GRIID (Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy).

List of Projects/work description

Teen Mother’s Media Project
a.assisting in video camera and video editing instruction of teen mothers
b.developing weekly video exercises
c.assisting in script writing

Young Women for Change - Sexually Toxic Media Project
a.Assisting in video camera and video editing instruction of teenage women
b.Developing media literacy exercises for the participants
c.Gathering examples for the media literacy exercises from TV, ads and films
d.Facilitating discussion with participants

Anti-Tobacco Youth Project
a.Assisting in video camera and video editing instruction of teenage women
b.Developing media literacy exercises for the participants

News Monitoring Project
a.2 days a week of watch & logging data from three and one-half hours of local TV news
b.Assisting in writing reports

Six Month Movie Content Analysis Study
a.Watching 50 movies, logging data and editing clips
b.Assisting in editing films clips by themes

Project Outcome: 

Erica continues to be instrumental in the daily work of GRIID. She takes on 50% of the news monitoring work, community networking, media literacy workshops and grant-funded projects. Erica has also been instrumental in assisting with the creation of GRIID instructionals and video editing work that is essential to much of the GRIID work.

Transmission Project