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October 26, 2016

Agenda

  1. Review your PPT slides, Chapters 1 – 4
  2. Precis writing: highlight and lowlights
  3. ATT / Time Warner Merger: governance/regulatory issues
  4. An in-class experiment: click here for spreadsheet
  5. Review of concepts: quantitative and qualitative work in media studies
  6. Mini lecture: Approaches to Research
  7. Consultation, Research Apprenticeship
  8. Drafting your Research Report
  9. Questions about your Final Paper/Project


TO PREPARE FOR OUR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 2

YouTube Culture and the Attention Economy. How do people use YouTube and how has it affected the industries of television and film?

READ: Van Dijck, The Culture of Connectivity Chapter 6 (pps 110 – 131)

After reading Chapter 6, describe a key idea developed by the author that interests you. Then generate 1 – 2 questions based on your learning and brainstorm how you might begin to explore this question using qualitative or quantitative research methods and processes. Present your ideas using the Flipgrid by composing a response.

Then, select a YouTube video that illustrates or problematizes an idea or concept from the reading. Put it on the Padlet wall with an explanation of why you selected it, and be sure to put your name on your work.

COMING UP!

OPTIONAL EVENT: Thursday, October 27, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Gallanti Lounge.  “Personalized Learning: The Conversations We Need” with Monica Bulger, Data and Society Institute. 

NOVEMBER 2:  Email the instructor about your Final Paper/Project

NOVEMBER 9: Research Apprenticeship

NOVEMBER 16: LEAP 4 DUE

DECEMBER 7 : IGNITE presentation

DECEMBER 15 Final Paper/Project

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