John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative
John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative
 Mission & Purpose
SSMP Practicum -Feb 2015 - Learining to Listen
Listening for the First Time
MDOCS is an interdisciplinary center presenting the stories of the human experience in documentary media and technologies: old and new; visual, oral and written; analog and digital. Providing resources for and fostering collaborations between Skidmore's academic programs and documentary practitioners, MDOCS invites students, faculty, and staff to learn and use the documentary arts for critical inquiry, discovery, civic engagement, and exposition.

MDOCS, on its own and in partnership with individuals and programs, offers classes in the principles of documentary and instruction in documentary filmmaking, audio storytelling, and exhibition, among other documentary forms.

In addition, the Saratoga-Skidmore Memory Project,Storytellers' Institute, and internships support Skidmore students, faculty, and staff as they develop documentary projects in partnership with the community.

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