Implementing Changes

Course NumberChangesChange DetailsOnline Info
CINE 21
Anna Geyer
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities, modifying assessment tool
Modifying or revising critiques, exams, and assignments based on evaluating and assessing student performance and mastery of specific SLO's
Modifying and simplifying student survey to address specific SLO’s
CINE 24
D. Ciraulo
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New methods of evaluating student work, scheduling
Changed course start time from 8:30 am to 9:00 am to reflect student request. Updated course reader to include instructions on using an analog light meter to aid in production of Super-8 film, and instructions on how to monitor audio on a one-chip digital video camera, to aid to better quality sound on student produced videos. Meeting with other instructors to ensure parity across all sections.
CINE 25
Caroline Blair
  • New or revised teaching methods
Student surveys reflected a need for additional clarification on specific crew roles for groups shoots when shooting for the edit in single camera narrative scenes. A lack of adequate production facilities (a shooting stage) limit instructors' abilities for more professional demonstrations.
CINE 54
John Carlson
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New methods of evaluating student work
Increased in depth lecture and demonstration about lighting techniques.
Adding a student survey and revising methodology for evaluating SLOs for specific exercises.
CINE 56
L. Szajko/T. Merritt
  • New or revised teaching methods
Student surveys conducted in Spring 2012 revealed that students found the 'canned' material provided by the text book, boring. As a result we will change one of the three projects for which footage is provided to an individual project of the student's own making.
Surveys also demonstrated frustration with working on old software. As a result we will Include discussion of alternative software platforms as our current software has been discontinued by Apple, and we are no longer able to provide industry standard training.
CINE 60
Dan Olmsted
  • New or revised teaching methods
Modify Pro Tools assignments 2 and 3 to include a requirement to audition student sound mix on a TV or other playback system, to evaluate the balance between voice and background sound, and evaluate the voice for clarity and fullness. If necessary, use equalization to enhance these qualities before outputting a new sound mix, and turning in the assignment.
CINE 124A
D. Ciraulo
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities
Conducted assessment in Fall 2011. Assessed SLO #1 through in-class student presentation. Successful presentation by all students. Assessed SLO #2 through an assignment to write a short screenplay and presentation of screenplay in class. Approximately one-third of the class needed guidance on correct formatting. Assessed SLO #3 through written assignment and performance of in-class script breakdowns. Majority of class needed review on correct breakdowns. Assessed SLO #4 through student survey, and direct observation of in-class crew work. Students respond in written essay that more in-class shoots would be helpful. Assessed SLO #5 through a written assignment. Link
CINE 124B
D. Ciraulo
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities
Assessed SLO #4 FALL 2011; #1,2,3 SPRING 2012. Assessed SLO #1 via skills demonstration in an out of class assignment for storyboards, shot lists, and shooting schedule. All students completed this successfully. Assessed SLO #2 through public presentation of final films at New Nothing Cinema and City Shorts Student Film Festival. SLO #3 was assessed via in-class presentation of rushes and rough-cuts. Student and instructor feedback was successfully solicited in analyzing and describing successful strategies. This was also addressed at the end of the year in student essays. Most described pre-production planning as being key to realizing their final projects. SLO #4 was assessed with a student portfolio presented online via free social media (Tumblr.) The majority of the class successfully uploaded content, but did not use technology to promote the finished films. Public performance of short films created in course at New Nothing Cinema and City Shorts Student Film Festival. Faculty and panel of outside industry judges pick two class projects as grand prize winners. Faculty discuss overall quality of films as best seen in years. Recommitment to offering the course in both spring and fall for maximum benefit in sequencing. Created more examples of pre-production documents and added them to reader. Revised syllabus to add extra review of film promotion. Holding some class sessions in lab to view web-based content. Need access to fast streaming in the classroom to expand this activity.Link
CINE 126
Lidia Szajko
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities
Adding more in-class equipment demonstrations; more in-class student exercises; and encouraging more student collaborations on student projects.
CINE 131
Caroline Blair
  • New or revised teaching methods
  • New or revised out-of-class activities
Based on student journals addressing final projects, more emphasis will be placed on location scouting and contingency planning. Due to a lack of production facilities at CCSF students are required to shoot on locations where a myriad of problems can occur. Moreover, equipment limitations (such as audio gear) further impede location shooting.

Conducting Assessments

Course NumberMethodsAssessedAnalyzedChanges PlannedOnline Info
CINE 18 - TELECOURSE
Ira Rothstein
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 18 - ONLINE
Denise Bostrom
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments
Week of
December 17
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semester
CINE 19
Lise Swenson
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments, proficiency in navigating new digital platforms
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 20A
Ira Rothstein
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 21
Anna Geyer
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 22
Ira Rothstein
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 24
D. Ciraulo
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 30
Debbie Brubaker
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • External data
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 54
John Carlson
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 56
L. Szajko/T. Merritt
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 60
Dan Olmsted
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semester
CINE 61
Dan Olmsted
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 74
John Carlson
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 75
Denise Bostrom
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 124A
D. Ciraulo
  • Assignments based on rubrics
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 124B
D. Ciraulo
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments, use of social media and pr materials
Week of
December 10
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 126
Lidia Szajko
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 10
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 136
Mike Shannon
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Student self-assessments
  • Capstone projects or final summative assignments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester
CINE 170
Lidia Szajko
  • Student self-assessments
Week of
December 17
After the end of the semesterAfter the end of the semester

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Future Plans

Course NumberNext Step(s)TermOnline Info
CINE 175A/B
Lidia Szajko
  • Assessment of learning outcomes
Spring 2014

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