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John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative
 

Skidmore-Saratoga Memory Project Practicum

As appropriater, MDOCS offers courses to support MDOCS' Skidmore-Saratoga Memory Project. In these experiences, students and faculty collaborate with community partners to document the past and present stories of Skidmore College and the Saratoga area.  Partnerships may lead to finished documentary projects, such as films or exhibitions, or contribute to building archival sources, or otherwise support the knowledge and understanding of the peoples, places and interests of the community.  Students may also seek out internships orindependent studies that support the Project.

 

Spring 2015- Senior Center Students Presentation
Spring 2015, Senior Center director Lois Celeste documents student
presentation on their documentary film project.
Credits: 1-4
An opportunity to work on the Skidmore-Saratoga Memory Project with a faculty member and/or documentarian. Students will gain practical experience in documentary research, writing, production or post-production. This course is intended for those interested in applying and enhancing skills acquired in Documentary Studies workshops or courses, or within their majors, while advancing the projects supported by MDOCS and/or Skidmore College faculty. Permission of instructor is required.
Prerequisites: As determined by the instructor and the Documentary Studies Advisory Board. - See more at: http://catalog.skidmore.edu/search_advanced.php?cur_cat_oid=13&search_database=Search&search_db=Search&cpage=1&ecpage=1&ppage=1&spage=1&tpage=1&location=3&filter%5Bkeyword%5D=DS&filter%5Bexact_match%5D=1#sthash.UI4Xhgg7.dpuf

DS 381 - Skidmore-Saratoga Memory Project Practicum


Credits: 1-4
An opportunity to work on the Skidmore-Saratoga Memory Project with a faculty member and/or documentarian. Students will gain practical experience in documentary research, writing, production or post-production. This course is intended for those interested in applying and enhancing skills acquired in Documentary Studies workshops or courses, or within their majors, while advancing the projects supported by MDOCS and/or Skidmore College faculty. Permission of instructor is required.
Prerequisites: As determined by the instructor and the Documentary Studies Advisory Board.


 

Projects MDOCS students have contributed to include

Faculty develop course proposals for stand-alone experiences or documentary projects attached to an existing class (as an add-on) and require co-registration.  Course requirements and descriptions are prepared in consultation with the MDOCS Director and Advisory Board.

 

DS 202 - Documentary Studies WorkshopDS
Credits: 1-4
A topical workshop or lab/studio experience sponsored through documentary studies. DS 202 may be linked to a regular course offered or as a free-standing academic experience.
Prerequisites: As determined by the instructor and the Documentary Studies Advisory Board.
Prerequisites/ Corequisites DS 201/301 and DS 300 are not interchangeable. In DS 201/301, the DS workshops, students may be building skills with course materials or working on distinct projects, with work to be complete within that semester. In DS 300, the Memory Practicum, students will collaborate on a pre-designated project, which might be creating a film for a community partner, helping a local institution design a commemoration of a landmark event, or to create an exhibit in a nearby museum. The Practicum will allow faculty and students to collaborate on projects which might extend beyond the scope of a single semester.
The Faculty - See more at: http://catalog.skidmore.edu/search_advanced.php?cur_cat_oid=13&search_database=Search&search_db=Search&cpage=1&ecpage=1&ppage=1&spage=1&tpage=1&location=3&filter%5Bkeyword%5D=DS&filter%5Bexact_match%5D=1#sthash.UI4Xhgg7.dpuf

DS 202 - Documentary Studies Workshop


Credits: 1-4
A topical workshop or lab/studio experience sponsored through documentary studies. DS 202 may be linked to a regular course offered or as a free-standing academic experience.
Prerequisites: As determined by the instructor and the Documentary Studies Advisory Board.
Prerequisites/ Corequisites DS 201/301 and DS 300 are not interchangeable. In DS 201/301, the DS workshops, students may be building skills with course materials or working on distinct projects, with work to be complete within that semester. In DS 300, the Memory Practicum, students will collaborate on a pre-designated project, which might be creating a film for a community partner, helping a local institution design a commemoration of a landmark event, or to create an exhibit in a nearby museum. The Practicum will allow faculty and students to collaborate on projects which might extend beyond the scope of a single semester.
The Faculty - See more at: http://catalog.skidmore.edu/search_advanced.php?cur_cat_oid=13&search_database=Search&search_db=Search&cpage=1&ecpage=1&ppage=1&spage=1&tpage=1&location=3&filter%5Bkeyword%5D=DS&filter%5Bexact_match%5D=1#sthash.UI4Xhgg7.dpuf

DS 202 - Documentary Studies Workshop


Credits: 1-4
A topical workshop or lab/studio experience sponsored through documentary studies. DS 202 may be linked to a regular course offered or as a free-standing academic experience.
Prerequisites: As determined by the instructor and the Documentary Studies Advisory Board.
Prerequisites/ Corequisites DS 201/301 and DS 300 are not interchangeable. In DS 201/301, the DS workshops, students may be building skills with course materials or working on distinct projects, with work to be complete within that semester. In DS 300, the Memory Practicum, students will collaborate on a pre-designated project, which might be creating a film for a community partner, helping a local institution design a commemoration of a landmark event, or to create an exhibit in a nearby museum. The Practicum will allow faculty and students to collaborate on projects which might extend beyond the scope of a single semester.
The Faculty - See more at: http://catalog.skidmore.edu/search_advanced.php?cur_cat_oid=13&search_database=Search&search_db=Search&cpage=1&ecpage=1&ppage=1&spage=1&tpage=1&location=3&filter%5Bkeyword%5D=DS&filter%5Bexact_match%5D=1#sthash.UI4Xhgg7.dpuf
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