Working alone or with a partner, you should produce a brief original video illustrating how psychology affects your life, school, community, family, or your health. Use your ideas, technical experience and equipment to complete this video. Use the technical guidelines below to develop your video, which must be YouTube uploadable. Each video entry is judged in four areas. See the judging rubric below.
1. Be currently enrolled as a full time student in high school.
2. One student or team of two students may submit a video product.
|F. Video upload
Upload your finished video to your personal or school YouTube account. Include a link to the video when you fill out the submission form at the CSC Psychology website.
|B. Acceptable video file types
2. MOV (commonly from iMovie)
3. AVI (from Windows Movie Maker)
4. WMV (from Windows Live Movie Maker)
The sound, pictures, text, and narrative must be totally original. You can use open educational resources as well. For more information about open educational resources, see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_educational_resources.
Psychology—How does it affect your life, school, community, family or health?
D. Length of video
3 to 10 minutes
Professional standards for bias, truthfulness, and other ethical consideration can not be compromised. Adhere to the ethical guidelines provided by the American Psychological Associations. Review APA’s general ethical principles (apa.org/ethics/code/index.aspx?item=3).
|E. Video production choices
1. Submit standard definition: 720x480 (Acceptable)
2. Or high definition: 1280x720 or 1920x1080 (Preferred)
3. Record, edit and present the video in a 16:9 (widescreen) format.
|I. For more information
If you have questions about this competition, please contact Dr. Bill Roweton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are using YouTube as a platform to upload and judge entries. To upload your video, you or your class will need a YouTube account.
To create a new YouTube account:
To upload your video:
To enter your video in the contest, you will need to provide a link to the video on YouTube. To find the link:
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