TV Production 1

by Diana Blount
See also - TV Production 2

Diana Blount's practical, classroom-tested curriculum has been written for the novice or for the experienced TV Production instructor who wants a comprehensive, award-winning curriculum. Teacher materials provide an introductory orientation in TV production mechanics and a variety of instructional strategies as preparation for the new teaching assignment. This semester course includes an easy-to-use pacing guide, fully detailed daily lesson plans, and outstanding class notes to support classroom instruction. Included are pacing guide, daily lesson plans, class notes, student workbooks, homework assignments and quizzes.

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"I was a first year teacher with experience in the television industry. However, having experience in the industry and teaching the basics of television production to teenagers are two, totally different fields. I knew what I was teaching; I just wasn't experienced in how to teach it. This book gives detailed instructions for every lesson. It's also easy to follow and structured in logical order; each lesson builds on the last, reemphasizing the previous lesson. The students have to master each lesson before moving on to the next. From the history of television to how to have your class produce their own news show . . . this book tells everything you need to know. If it were not for this book and the assi stan ce of the author, Diana Blount, I would not have gotten through the school year! I recommend this book to anyone who is just starting out in the field and experienced veteran teachers." -- Altoria White, Second year television production teacher, Stanton College Preparatory School, Florida

“Your TV Production I & II books continue to help me teach my courses. At first, as a new teacher, I followed them religiously. Now that I’ve gained a little confidence, I find I turn to the books as sources and adapt their lessons to my class. Either way, I would have a MUCH harder time teaching without them. I also have had the time to search out other TV Production books for teachers, and honestly, yours has the most innovative lessons and detailed plans for getting through each class. Diana Blount was wonderful to share all her great ideas with us.” – Marisa Carbone, Paxon School for Advanced Studies, Florida

Complete Teacher Manual and Student Book - pricing below

Table of Contents:

  1. Television through "the Ages"
  2. Media Awareness
  3. Camcorder Basics
  4. Basic Shots and Composition
  5. Microphones and Tripods
  6. Storyboards
  1. Writing Scripts
  2. News and Packages
  3. Interviews
  4. Graphics
  5. School Broadcast System
  6. Final Project and Exam

These instructional support materials (available in print or eBook versions), regularly updated, cover the complete course (at regular, honors, AP and IB levels), whether it be semester, year or 2-year (IB) with daily support for all aspects of instruction. The Teacher’s Edition includes a syllabus; correlation to standards; daily pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans; teacher edition of student activity book or lab manual with answers; class notes in PDF (for use as color overheads) and/or editable PowerPoint's (for use with light projector or smartboard); and complete editable assessments. Classroom sets include 25 printed student books and Teacher Edition with DVD. Samples are available for each course (including complete short-term limited screen view versions in eBook format upon request). After purchase of the Teacher Edition in any of the various editions, student activity books or lab manuals are available for individual purchase. Although the online eBook version is screen view only, other versions are available that allow printing student material. Click here for details.

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Teacher Edition Subscription - eBook Version
screen view files only, typically purchased with student eBooks, timely delivery to qualified purchasers, includes 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher
Qty: $279 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-771-8
Teacher Edition Subscription Printed Version
Teacher Manual
Includes 3 times email access
to a mentoring teacher.
Qty: $349 US

ISBN: 978-1-931680-52-3
Class Set with perpetual license - Printed Version
includes printed teacher manual, 25 printed student books and 3 times email access to a mentoring teacher.
Qty: $799 US

Page count is Teacher Edition and number of Student Books.
Class Set download files
ISBN: 978-1-59657-772-5
Student eBook
screen view files only, timely delivery to qualified purchasers
Qty: $18 US

ISBN: 978-1-59657-556-1
Printed Student Book
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition purchase is required.
Qty: $22 US

ISBN: 978-1-931680-51-6
Mentoring Teacher Program Subscription
This subscription allows for 25 times email
access to the mentoring teacher
for 370 days or end of next school year whichever is longer if purchased after Dec. 1
concurrent or prior Teacher Edition purchase is required
Qty: $200 US

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