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University of Louisiana, Lafayette (Lafayette, LA 70503-2014)
Barbara J. Cicardo (Project Director: November 1974 to present)

Film and Freshman Composition

To study and evaluate the effectiveness of film m Freshman Composition at an open admissions University. The use of short films is intended to effect a transfer of modal perceptions of pictorially oriented students to print media. The purpose of the project is to generate interest in a required course and also to facilitate the teaching of humanities and skills-oriented goals. The grant will allow for special in-service seminars and released time to view films, establish study guides for analogous approaches, and to organize ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of methods, sharing and comparing student output.

Project fields:
Composition and Rhetoric; Film History and Criticism

Pilot Grants - Education

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$29,507 (approved)
$29,507 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1974 – 8/31/1975