How to Manage & Assess Media Projects

Managing and assessing media production in the classroom can be daunting even for experienced educators. In this course, you will develop the skills and knowledge needed to effectively organize media-making by your students and assess their learning along the way.

course duration icon 9 Hours
course cost icon Free
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What we provide:
  • Practice activities to do on your own
  • Examples from other educators
  • Free online tools recommendations
Learn how to manage student media production   Learn how to create standards for media projects
Learn how to allocate and organize media projects in a classroom environment.   Understand how to develop objectives and standards that ensure that time spent on media projects results in targeted learning.
Explore best practices for assessment   Design a media-making project for your students
Explore best practices for communicating expectations to your students, assessing their work and providing feedback.   Create a unit plan for bringing media production to your learning environment.


  • A Whole New World
  • Designing Objectives & Standards for Media Projects
  • Managing Participation in Media Production
  • Managing Technology and Media Assets
  • Managing Time During Media Production
  • Practice: Developing Media Projects
  • Assessment for Learning with Media Production
  • Practice: Facilitating Media Project Creation
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This course can help you develop the skills needed to earn the Assessing Student Media and the Implementing Media Projects in the Upper Grades micro-credentials. Earning eight micro-credentials qualifies you to become a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator. Learn more.  

What is KQED Teach?

We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on digital media. Educators can build skills in video and audio production, data visualization and media analysis to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.

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