Multimedia Resources for Faculty

The Center for Teaching and Learning and Digital Media Tutoring Center can help you and your students with media based projects.

Ideas for Digital Media Projects

  • Considerations
    Remix-T- From the University of Notre Dame, Remix-T helps college teachers develop engaging activities that involve images, video and sound.
  • Creating a Digital Media Assignment - overview on assigning media projects from the University of Louisville's Digital Media Suite. End of page has additional three links from other universities that provide excellent guidance on assigning media assignments.
  • Individual Examples
    Breast ironing in Cameroon - NMU student project in Patricia Hogan's HL 322 course, Issues in International Health. Example of aggregating different media content onto a web site that addresses a specific issue.
  • Renewable Energy Public Service Announcement - NMU student project in Wendy Farkas's EN 110 course, Good Books. Example of a project incorporating still images, video, and audio to advocate for renewable energy.
  • Washington D.C. Mountain Biking: The Urban Trail Chaser - a student at Georgetown University documents his experience trying to find nearby mountain biking opportunties. Simple video documentary. Not technically advanced, but well done.
  • An Enduring Gift - A short documentary made by students at Georgetown University examining the story and influence of the Japanese gift of cherry trees to Washington, D.C.
  • How to Bake a Cake - Student shows how to bake a Betty Crocker boxed cake. Gives the appearance of being developed by Betty Crocker
  • Collection of Examples
    Top 15 Student Media Creation Projects - Chris Clark, University of Notre Dame, Assistant Director of the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning
  • 10 Ideas for Classroom Video Projects - from Dr. Alec Couros, Professor of Educational Technology and Media, University of Regina
  • 20 video project ideas to engage students - from Matt Miller, author of Ditch That Textbook

Grading Rubrics for Media Projects