Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 3, No. 205. Monday, 31 August 1992.
Date: Mon, August 31, 1992, 10:09:54 -0400
Subject: Re: An Informal Networked Conference for SHAKSPER?
I'd like to know what people can tell me about their experiences using
interactive videos to teach Shakespeare. I'm learning Hypercard so I can hook
up a public domain text to a video changer. The idea is to let a student--who
may be confused about what is going on in a scene--pull up different staged
versions of the scene. Watching a video all the way through has its uses, but
I want to use different productions to emphasize the constructive nature of
interpretation. The complete video can also be too much of a good thing: once
a student knows the story, focusing on the scene should encourage more critical
Has anyone tried this?
Jay Lyle, University of Virginia