Friday, June 9, 2006

Is Video Getting Bigger than Big?

Earlier this week, Mark Gura on Podcast for Teachers discussed what he saw as a video revolution, video becoming mainstream. His thoughts were sparked by this article in Wired magazine.

Mark felt like he didn't see enough educators doing online video. Bud the Teacher is though. Students in his English and Journalism classes did some awesome digital videos last semester, check them out.

Last week, I messed around with some video in my fourth podcast.

Then last night I heard this story on NPR that pertains a great deal to online videos and bandwidth.

Will video kill the audio podcasting star?

Friday, June 2, 2006

Episode 4 - Graphic Novels

This podcasts begins to examine graphic novels. I interview a young artist who is creating a graphic novel and give a book talk on Persepolis, a young adult graphic novel.

Dowload the video here. You can also get the audio version here. For those of you using the podcast feed, both the video and audio are on there, so check the file sizes before downloading.

Works Cited

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics. New York: HarperPerennial, 1993.

Miller, Frank et al. The Dark Knight Returns. New York: DC Comics, 1996.

Moore, Alan, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins. Watchmen. New York: DC Comics, 1986.

Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis. New York: Pantheon, 2003.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus. New York: Pantheon, 1973.