"It's a pleasure to Welcome You, Amelia Rogel-Rara.
The work you do is interesting and I will be interested
in learning about it. Join us on our Friday morning
video-conferences with Jerusalem and the world
at 11:00 am where my students enjoy…"
Dec 12, 2010
Amelia Rogel-Rara is now a member of Storytelling and Song For English Language Learners
I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Confucius -
Where are you from?
What brings you to this blog?
I followed you on CO11 and found you too are interested in video production. I also explore photography a lot and use this medium for storytelling especially among persons who are specially "able" (not disabled).
Favorite Celebrity, Sport, Hobby, Subject in School, etc.
Favorite celebrity: Charles Lindbergh
Hobby: Photography and crocheting
Subject in School: Astronomy and Music
Special interest: Ethnographic filmmaking and ethnic music
What are your future plans?
To continue being actively involved in Photography with a Difference project Silent Eyes (for the Deaf and HOH) children; do a documentary on how cochlear implantees learn to "hear" and "talk" and do a related video on newborn hearing screening in Philippine setting.
What topics are you passionate about and willing to discuss?
Storytelling and how to write them in English the Deaf can understand. Am also passionate about digital photography and creative storytelling.
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"I love your point about how religious and emotional feeling were incorporated from Arabic culture into these songs. I guess being a people scattered in many lands enriches you because you are exposed to foreign nuance that becomes an integral part…"
"As the semester comes to a close I feel the obligation to thank everyone who impacted my learning experience throughout the semester. I am forever indebted to professor Green and Oleg for helping me achieve great heights. Oleg you played a…"
"A truly fascinating part of Jewish cultural history.... In the past, R. Yisroel Najara, author of the popular Ya Ribbon Alom sung on the Sabbath, was persecuted by leading rabbis for adopting Arabic tunes for his poetry. We have lightened up over…"
"As the semester comes to a close for Fall of 2014 (too quick!) I just wanted to thank Oleg again for his insightful speech that operated as an example for all of us the whole semester of what a logical, well organized, and powerful speech should…"
"I agree with kizelnk, it may take a bit of practice and time, but that's what becoming a good speaker is all about! I did notice that your hands were in your pocket throughout the speech. It would be more becoming and demonstrate more…"
"The quality and content of your speech is superb.You have the ability to transform yourself into a charismatic and professional speaker. Just a bit more confidence and conviction while delivering your speech.Just believe in yourself."
"Professor Green used your video as a template for what a demonstrative speech should look like, and it is quite an effective speech that others in this community can emulate. The content is clearly focused and extremely useful to the target…"