Sarah Van Borek talks about the advantage of using iPads as a tool in her media arts classroom and why she gives her students her cell phone number.
Sarah Van Borek is a filmmaker, musician and educator dedicated to global citizenship through the arts. Sarah has been excitedly teaching a unique media arts-based Community Projects course in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation since 2012. Student work was from this course was featured in the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (New York), "Rewilding Vancouver" (exhibit at Museum of Vancouver), "Natural Capital" (exhibit at Gulf of Georgia Cannery) and "CULTIVATE" (group exhibition at the Roundhouse). Sarah also teaches Foundation Core Media Studio I.
Sarah has an MFA in Film & TV from the University of Cape Town. Her media works have been featured in film festivals and on TV in Canada and abroad, and by high profile organizations including Radio Canada International and the National Film Board. Sarah has designed and implemented innovative media strategies in North America and Africa for over 10 years, engaging communities in creating solutions together.
Educators on Educating is an Emily Carr University of Art + Design Teaching and Learning Centre video series on faculty talking about their approaches to pedagogy in the classroom, online and with incorporating new media and technologies in their practice. Filming began in August 2014 and will continue through to the end of the Spring semester in 2015. For more information please send an email to email@example.com