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this wednesday

April 27th, 2010 · No Comments

For this Wednesday, please complete the readings posted for April 26 here (plus the film review I handed out in class). Also, please post a few pictures and some fieldnotes from your research on your blogs so we can talk about your projects in detail on Wednesday in class.

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this week

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Please find the reading for this Wednesday posted under “readings” on this page. As discussed in class today, you should start your fieldwork this week (if you haven’t done so yet). There will be another journal entry due next week with fieldnotes and your first pictures / visuals from your project. Also, make sure to […]

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Links for class, April 19

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Trailer for “Exit through the Gift Shop” Banksy: The Punking of Paris Hilton Benksy: Palestinian Wall PROPAGANDA * Leni Riefenstahl Prologue to “Olympia” (start at 4:30min) Olympia “Diving Scene” Interactive website by PBS’ Culture Shock on Leni Riefenstahl

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Take the Student Technology Survey

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments

The following message is from the folks of the Center for Teaching & Learning. Please help them out by taking the survey! Thanks. We are interested in the kinds of technology students, like you, use in your personal and academic lives. This survey also contains questions about your experiences with technology in your classes, and […]

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In-class assignment for April 12

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Media activism and political art Please find your group number below and explore the organization assigned to you. Together with your partner for this entry, write a blog entry of 2-3 paragraphs answering the following questions: – what is the main goal/objective of the organization or group? in what ways do members try to achieve […]

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Blog entry: Getting serious

April 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

For this blog entry, you will start the literature/background as well as methodology sections of your final paper. Part of the assignment are also ethical considerations when conducting your research. Your entry should consist of the following: – ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY of at least three academic references; i.e. the proper citation for each reference (check your […]

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Next blog entry: VISUAL EXPLORATION

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

VISUAL EXPLORATION Post two pictures on your blog, both relating to the topic of your final project: * one you have taken yourself * one you have found somewhere (a historical picture, a family picture, etc). Make sure that you have permission to post the pictures you have “found” and reference their source or origin […]

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For next week

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Since you are all working tirelessly on your midterms, there are no new readings assigned for next Monday. Just make sure you complete the readings posted for this week! If you missed either last class or (the beginning of) class today, please make sure to complete the following: * write a detailed blog entry about […]

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For Wednesday and TO DO

March 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Your midterm exam is posted below; also the pictures for question #2. Please make sure you complete the readings marked “Banks Ch. 4” for Wednesday. Also, please read the following (short) articles on copyright and creative commons: http://blogs.qc.cuny.edu/blogs/blogtutorials/2005/01/understanding_copyright.html http://www.lib.umn.edu/copyright/fairuse.phtml If you haven’t done so yet, please finish your blog entry about your final project idea. […]

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Midterm Exam

March 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Find the handout for the midterm exam here: Midterm Exam Soc 240 Spring 2010. Your responses are due on March 22; a hard copy at the beginning of class. The pictures for question #2 are posted below.

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