Bill of Rights Virtual Video Festival

City College Constitution Week – September 17 to 24, 2013

Bill of Rights Virtual Video Festival

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To commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787, U.S. History I (History 109) students would like to share their video interpretations of the Bill of Rights. Play the different videos during your classes or disseminate youtube urls and discuss how our contemporary society interprets and implements these rights.

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Paul Giret - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNKgTfhTm4M
Paul was a History 109 student in Fall 2012 when he created this mash-up video.

 Brittany Gordon - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlKFgjqcFZ4
As part of her general education requirement, Brittany Gordon completed U.S. History I (History 109) and this video was part of her mid-term. Brittany is majoring in Psychology and hopes to transfer to San Diego State University in 2014. In her spare time she likes to watch documentaries and ride her bike in Ocean Beach. Her recent favorite documentary was "I am," featuring Howard Zinn, which she found "incredibly inspiring."

Francesco Meli - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyW4kdlnXuA
In Spring 2010, Francesco Meli was an international student from Italy studying at City College. His Bill of Rights video was one of his first attempts at utilizing stop-gap motion technique. He completed a service learning project in US History I (History 109) with the Salvation Army that brought him into contact with Americans from all walks of life.

Erin Griffith - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZCmzV3zu3w
During the Fall 2009 semester, Erin created this video for her US History I course.

For the origins of Constitution Day/Week, see:

http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/ConstitutionDay.htm

 If you would like to learn more about the above videos or implementing student-centered multimedia projects, contact Professor Susan Hasegawa at: shasegaw@sdccd.edu