Michael H Rand, M.A., M.Ed.
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 Title: Associate Professor
Coordinator, Digital Video Communication Center
 Dept: Communication
 Office: MU 126
 Phone: 216-687-5076
 Fax: 216-687-5435
 Email: M.RAND@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.csuohio.edu/class/com/mrandBio.html
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MU 126, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
M.A., Journalism, University of Missouri
M.Ed., Special Education, Kent State University
B.A., Dramatic Arts, Case Western Reserve University
 
Brief Bio:
Michael Rand, Associate Professor, teaches DVD and emerging media, media and technology literacy, television and radio production, Broadcast and media writing, broadcast journalism and documentaries. In his classes students learn visual storytelling, 'Writing for the Ear,' and in COM 470- DVD & Emerging Media- author their own DVDs. Professor Rand's students have also had an opportunity to work with him on creating a prototype DVD textbook and participate in the production of his documentaries.

He is an Emmy-winning television producer for the magazine show Evening Magazine. Two of his documentaries, 'Hear the Cry' and 'Defining Race' have aired on WVIZ-TV. Rand is also the author/producer/writer/director of the DVD and video programs 'Defining Race.' This DVD features documentaries concerning different views on race from around the world. He was the Executive Producer of Urban Issues, a monthly cable television program which reached more than 500,000 homes in greater Cleveland for 13 years.

He is currently working on a documentary researching racial incidents that occurred during the Civil War.
 
Research Interests:
New & Digital Media, Broadcasting, Journalism, Race in America.