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CDC project holds training on video production, print materials development

18 January 2018 by KSGCatapang

A team from the College of Development Communication headed by Dean Ma. Theresa H. Velasco is currently holding a workshop on materials development in line with the project Strategic Communication Planning for the DOST-PCAARRD Innovation and Technology Center (DPITC). The four-day workshop, which is being held at the WDD Hall at the PCAARRD Compound, is divided into two parts, namely video production for the first two days, and  print materials development during the last two days. 

The activity started on January 16 with lectures and activities on pre-production led by Dr. Mildred O. Moscoso from the CDC Department of Educational Communication, followed by inputs on production from Joseph Lydio R. Roble, university extension specialist at the CDC Department of Development Broadcasting and Telecommunication, and Antoni Kristofer R. Lim of DEC. For this part of the workshop, the participants were tasked with producing a three-minute video.

The second part of the workshop started with inputs and activities on clear and effective writing for technical and popular communication from aProf. Avril Adrianne DG Madrid, followed by lectures and a workshop on communicating semi-technical information and popularization led by aProf. Elaine DC Llarena. Both resource persons are from the CDC Department of Science Communication. 

The last day of the activity is on publishing, starting off with editing, writing captions and headlines, and laying out content. This part will be handled by Dr. Pamela A. Custodio of the CDC Department of Development Journalism (DDJ). The final output for the print component of the activity includes laid out materials for use by the DPITC.

Other members of the project team are DEC Chair Dr. Edmund G. Centeno, who serves as study leader for video production; DDJ Chair aProf. Kabzeel Sheba G. Catapang, who serves as study leader for print materials development; and Lily L. Tallafer and Fides Marie DC. Rabena, the projects science research specialists.