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Spring 2012 - 61870 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy

Advanced Documentary Production

Instructor(s): Stekler, Paul
Unique Number: 61870
Day & Time: W 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Room: CMB B4.122 for both Class (W, 2-5) and Lab (W, 6-9)
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Course Overview

Topics for these policy seminars have included environmental and natural resources policy, health-service delivery policy, social welfare policy, transportation policy, science and technology policy, international affairs, national security, urban and regional growth policy, and political campaigns.


Section Description

This course involves intensive hands-on work in all aspects of documentary video production, in addition to critical investigations of a variety of contemporary non-fiction forms. Much of the semester revolves around producing a documentary (either individually or in a small group) and completing workshop projects, thus offering experience in project development and conceptualization, camerawork, sound recording, lighting and editing.

This course meets with RTF 343.02 which is the originating department.

There are two class meeting times:

  1. Class hours: Wednesday,  2-5pm  in CMB B4.122
  2. Lab hours: Wednesday, 6-9pm in CMB B4.122