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News from SCCtv 2012

College Success Videos (10.25.12)

We wanted to make sure to share with you an unprecedented body of work about education in Washington State. We believe this body of work belongs in every classroom, and were hoping you agree.

AANAPISI Grant and the Videos

We were incredibly fortunate to have been chosen to work with the AANAPISI Grant team* at South Seattle Community College during their first AANAPISI Grant. With them we created a 16-part video series that we think all of our colleges and schools across the state may benefit from. The series looks at a variety of issues potential higher education students face. The topics covered include funding your education, getting a strong start in school, how to navigate community college, overcoming barriers, how your family can help you be successful in school, succeeding in math and English.

Each of the videos is currently streaming on our website, with downloadable versions and hard copies available too. All the videos are closed captioned. Curriculum was also developed around the video series and available from the website. If you think these videos may be of help, we hope you will pass this information on to schools throughout the state and wherever you believe they may be of use.

The Videos

The videos were created with the general population in mind, but address issues specific to the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander populations. In each video you will hear the voices of current and former students telling their stories and sharing their advice. You will also hear stories and insight from instructors, counselors and advisors.

Streaming

The streamed versions are available on SCCtvs website at http://www.scctv.info/csv-ps. From this location you can access the curriculum developed around the video series.

Downloads

We are also providing free downloads of the MP4 files of this video series (handy for use on iOS devices, or for streaming) and broadcast quality MPEG-2 digital file for schools and educational television stations. Access those files on our website at http://www.scctv.net/original-programming/college-success-videos. Those wishing to download the files will need to register. Users must indicate the educational institution with which they are affiliated when registering to be verified. We do not verify users indicating they are a "student" or "viewer."

DVDs

We have also created a five disc DVD set containing the videos. The first four discs contain the videos themselves, closed captioned. The fifth disc contains stream-able versions of the videos in Mp4 form and all the closed caption files. Again, these files are for any educational television stations to use for broadcast or IT department for streaming. These files can also be loaded onto iPhones or iPads.

*These videos would have been possible without extensive assistance and input from all the staff, instructors and students at South Seattle Community College. Of course we would have had the opportunity to create the video series if we hadnt been chosen to work on the project, so while Im sure Ill accidentally leave important people off this list, special thanks for the incredible support we received go to Mark Mitsui, May Lukens, Rosie Rimando, Dorrienne Chinn and Arleen Williams.

Please feel free to pass this email or information on. Please let us know if you have any questions.

SCCtvs Schloctoberfest Monster Bash This Friday (10.15.12)

Looking to celebrate Schoctober! Come to SCCtvs annual Schloctoberfest Monster Bash this Friday, October 19, beginning at 6:30pm in the Baxter Center at North Seattle Community College. Party host Professor Fred, of Movie Marvels `fame, will lead his band through a set of groovy monster music, followed by a viewing of the movie "Shock" starring Vincent Price! There will be candy, a trivia contest and prizes! Wear a costume and well give you extra free candy! We hope to see you there!

Convocation 2012 (Sept 2011)

SCCtv was present at Seattle Central to capture Convocation 2012. If you are interested in watching the event, would like to take a look at keynote speaker Kay McClenneys PowerPoint or would like to see Jill Wakefields home movies of the Seattle Worlds Fair, click this safe link http://www.scctv.info/convocation.

The Legends of Broadcasting (7.27.12)

SCCtv will be broadcasting a lively, funny and frank discussion about television featuring three legends of local broadcasting, Chris Wedes (aka JP Patches), Phil Sturholm (chief photographer at both KING and KIRO television and founding member of SCCtv) and Ancil Payne (former head of KING Broadcasting).

Watch the Legends of Broadcasting on SCCtv (Comcast Ch 28/Wave Broadband Ch 19) this Sunday, July 29 at 7pm. The program will be broadcast again the following Sunday, August 5 at 7pm. You can also watch our live stream at www.scctv.net.

For more information on the program and to watch the Legends of Broadcasting on-demand click here.

SCCtv Debuts In the Dungeon with Professor Fred (4.26.12)

We launch a brand new series, In the Dungeon with Professor Fred, this Friday night! The show features Professor Fred, of our own Professor Freds Movie Marvels, interviewing the "heroes of schlock." The new show debuts tomorrow, Friday, April 27th, immediately following Movie Marvels (which airs Fridays at 9pm and replays at Midnight and Saturdays at 3PM).Guests include Barry Curtis of the Kingsmen, clay animator Bruce Bickford and child monster-movie star Christopher Murphy. Click for more information on In the Dungeon with Professor Fred!

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