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Broadcast Journalism 2-3 Syllabus 2015-16

Welcome to Broadcast Journalism 2-3! Attached is the complete syllabus that includes course expectations, class rules, grading policy, etc.  PLEASE REVIEW ALL INFORMATION IN THE SYLLABUS.  You are responsible for understanding all information there. BJ 2-3 syllabus 15-16

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Broadcast Journalism 1 Syllabus 2015-16

Welcome to Broadcast Journalism 1! Attached is the complete syllabus that includes course expectations, class rules, grading policy, etc.  PLEASE REVIEW ALL INFORMATION IN THE SYLLABUS.  You are responsible for understanding all information there. BJ 1 syllabus 15-16

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Cinematic Arts 2-4 Syllabus 2015-16

Welcome back to Cinematic Arts!  Please read the full class syllabus below. You are responsible for understating all class rules, expectations and policies outlined there. Cinematic Arts 2-4 syllabus 15-16

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Cinematic Arts 1 Syllabus 2015-16

Welcome to Cinematic Arts! Attached is the complete syllabus that includes course expectations, class rules, grading policy, etc.  PLEASE REVIEW ALL INFORMATION IN THE SYLLABUS.  You are responsible for understanding all information there. Cinematic Arts 1 syllabus 15-16

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Cambodian Landmine Museum

After decades of war, the Cambodian countryside is littered with millions of unexploded antipersonnel and antitank mines.  Hundreds of innocent farmers and children are killed or maimed by these devices each year.  After traffic accidents, land mines are the leading cause of death for Cambodians.   After the destabilization caused by secret American bombings of […]

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Day 6: Angkor Wat

A symbol of Cambodia and source of national pride is the Angkor Wat temple complex.  This United Nations World Heritage Site was built in the 9th century and restored by the French in the early 1900’s as it had been completely enveloped by the jungle.  Originally built as a Hindu temple, today it acts as […]

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Day 4: Siem Reap

Half way through our tour of Cambodia, today we flew from Phenom Penh to Siem Reap. This northern city is like a small town compared to the capitol, and much more lush.  Before our stop Meta Karuna Center, we explored the downtown streets and alleyways, shopping for souvenirs.   Bedtime came early as we prepare […]

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Day 2: Tuol Sleng Prison

The second day of our trip started with a brisk three mile jog around Monument Park in Phnom Penh.  We would need the energy and optimism for our first outing of the day: Tuol Sleng Prison. This secondary school was turned into a prison by the Maoist Khmer Rouge and used as a torture center. […]

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A Double Meaning for ‘Education’

Our first day in Phnom Penh was a remarkable experience.  Our scheduled visits to the Royal Palace and the Cambodia Living Arts Center exposed us to the rich cultural heritage of this country.  But the biggest revelation I had today happened while talking with our guide, Sey Ha. As we walked through downtown Phnom Penh, […]

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Way Outside the Bubble: Cambodia, Day 1

It’s been nine months in the making but we finally made it to Cambodia. In those nine months, 17 of my students learned about making documentaries, practiced making some short documentaries, and attended webinars about the history of Southeast Asia. They’ve contacted NGOs on the ground and arranged for interviews with artists, activists and social […]

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