"Lights, Camera, Action!"
Gather a list of current Healthcare Issues that effect 21st Century America. This list can be national, state, or local issues of concern. You can use the HOSA Public Service Announcment topic for the year if you would like. This can be a classroom project or part of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive event. If you decide to use this as a HOSA competive event, review the guidelines at HOSA.org under resource tab.
Research public service announcements (PSA) and view samples. You can find them on You-Tube under HOSA PSA.
Begin by having students review public service announcements.
Students critique an online PSA example using a HOSA rubric at hosa.org/node/117
What would you change about this PSA?
How would you have created it differently?
Use the provided rubric to score the public service announcements that you review. Note changes you would make to improve the project.
3 Direct Instruction
Create an Infographic with information to be included in the public service announcement.
Create a story board of public service announcement by writing a script, obtaining pictures, locating music and sound effect/transitions.
Create/Record the public service announcement using Movie Maker, Animoto, iMotionHD or another resource available.
Set the time limit for each PSA. One minute is sufficient. HOSA guidelines require thirty seconds with introduction and ending credits. Follow guidelines if using this assignment as a HOSA competitive event.
The PSA will promote a healthcare service organization, increase awareness of a healthcare situation, or educate the public at large in regard to health and well-being.
The PSA may be recorded on a DVD or USB Flash Drive.
The PSA must be original with the teams drawing upon artistic, musical, written, and technical skills to create an original production. Running times will be considered as first fade/visual/sound to the last.
The team will choose the genre (comedy, drama, documentary, musical video, etc.) and target audience they think will work best with their PSA to promote the subject/theme.
Public Service Announcements must be accessible in Windowns Media Player or Quicktime Format.
4 Guided Practice
Students begin to create a public service announcement using the research obtained, storyboards, and other items.
Students must follow all copyright laws when creating a public service announcement.
Public service announcements must be formatted to play with Quicktime or Windows Media Player.
Create a public service announcement compatiable with Quicktime or Windows Media Player.
Two peers will review and critque each PSA using a provided rubtric.
5 Independent Practice
Students are to use the peer reviews to for edits to public service announcement before final publication with Windows Media Player or Quicktime.
Use peer reviews to edit your public service announcment before finalizing your project.
Students present public service announcements before the entire class.
Students score PSAs and classroom winners are chosen.
Winning public service announcements can be played on school media system and/or local television station.
Score each public service annoucement.
Choose winning PSAs.