Date

Class Agenda

Readings Due for next class

Week 1,  W Sept. 24

 

Chapter 1 and 2, Hahn

Week 2,  M Sept. 29

Ideology, AP Sign-up, voter registration, West Wing & House of Cards, Political Orientation

 

Week 2,  W Oct. 1

Visual Literacy, Political Voice & Social Media

Chapter 3 and 4, Hahn

Week 3,  M Oct. 6

Blog 1, Q1

 

Week 3,  W Oct. 8

Identify research “realms” for C2C papers

 

Week 4,  M Oct. 13

Blog 2, Q2

 

Week 4,  W Oct. 15

An example of “American Assumptions” (see Hahn, page 43-44) submitted by a classmate. This is a must read: http://middleeastrevised.com/2014/10/11/why-i-cant-celebrate-malalas-nobel-peace-prize/

Chapters 5-7, (three) Hahn 

Week 5,  M Oct. 20

Blog 3 (due anytime Monday this week),

Is the media hurting America? The 10 year Anniversary of a famous complaint: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFQFB5YpDZE

Richard Dreyfuss on Bill Maher in 2006

Form, Lies & Euphemisms, Metaphor & Myths [Powerpoint on Chapters 5-7]

 

Week 5,  W Oct. 22

Myths & Metaphors, Q3

Chapters 8-9, Hahn

Week 6,  M Oct. 27

Research Paper Workshop

 

Week 6,  W Oct. 29

Q4

Chapters 10-11, Hahn

Week 7,  M Nov. 3

Blog 4 due; Election tomorrow!

 

Week 7,  W Nov. 5

Election hangover day, No Class

See article about AP process here (submitted by a classmate!): http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/know-won-ap-calls-races-across-us/

 

Week 8,  M Nov. 10

Blog 5, Q5

 

Week 8,  W Nov. 12

Secrecy, Surveillance, and Lies

 

Week 9,  M Nov. 17

Blog 6  NCUR Abstract Prep

 

Week 9, W Nov. 19

Research Paper Prep

To Be Assigned

Week 10, M Nov. 24

Blog 7 (in class) Presentation Prep and Sign up

 

Week 10, W Nov. 26

Day before Thanksgiving, No Class

 

Week 11, M Dec. 1

Research Presentations

 

Week 11, W Dec. 3

Research Presentations, Exam Review: Jeopardy!

Jeopardy Review (pdf) here. The rest of the study guide to be finalized ASAP.

Finals Week

Our Final Exam Date and Time: 9–11 A.M.–Wednesday, DECEMBER 10th

Final Research Paper drafts due no later than 9am on 12/10, hard copy to teacher (not electronic, not under my door please).

Political Communication Schedule: Fall 2014

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