Com 151 - Fall 2014

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COM 151: Intro to Mass Media

Blackboard

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Schedule

Week 1

  • Aug 25: About the course (policies, syllabus). What is mass media?
  • Aug 27: Media and Culture
  • Aug 29: NO CLASS - Instructor Out

Week 2

  • Sept 1: NO CLASS - Labor Day
  • Sept 3: Media and Culture

Homework on Blackboard Available at Noon today

  • Sept 5: Introduction of History Project and Group Assignment

Week 3

  • Sept 8: Media Theory - McLuhan

Homework Due by Noon

  • Sept 10: Technology of Mass Communication - Dr. John Peterson
  • Sept 12: Media Theory - McLuhan

Week 4

  • Sept 15: Media Theory
  • Sept 17: QUIZ and Media Theory
  • Sept 19: Group Project Work Day

Week 5

  • Sept 22: History Presentation: Books
  • Sept 24: History Presentation: Newspapers & Journalism
  • Sept 26: Newspapers & Journalism

Homework on Blackboard Available at Noon today

Week 6

  • Sept 29: History Presentation: Internet
  • Oct 1: History Presentation: Music
  • Oct 3: History Presentation: Magazines

Homework Due by 11:30am

Week 7

  • Oct 6: History Presentation: Radio
  • Oct 8: Radio - Dr. Terry Schliesman
  • Oct 10: NO CLASS - Mid Fall Break

/Week 8

  • Oct 13: History Presentation: Movies
  • Oct 15: Film - Melissa Myser, WSCU Technical Director of Media
  • Oct 17: QUIZ

/Week 9

  • Oct 20: History Presentation: Television
  • Oct 22: History Presentation: Advertising
  • Oct 24: Television & Advertising


Week 10

  • Oct 27: Final Project Discussion
  • Oct 29: Media Literacy
  • Oct 31: Copyright & Remix

Week 11

  • Nov 3: Convergence
  • Nov 5: Convergence

First Paragraph for Media Projects due by Noon Today

  • Nov 7: QUIZ

Week 12

  • Nov 10: Women, Media and Politics - Dr. Maria Struble
  • Nov 12: Freedom of Expression and Journalism
  • Nov 14: Meetings for Media Project

Second Paragraph for Media Projects due by Noon Today


Week 13

  • Nov 17: Meetings for Media Project - Work with your group
  • Nov 19: Meetings for Media Project - Work with your group
  • Nov 21: Meetings for Media Project - Work with your group

Nov 24-28 THANKSGIVING - No Classes

Week 14

  • Dec 1: Media Projects
  • Dec 3: Media Projects
  • Dec 5: No Class - Professor Out

Week 15

  • Dec 8: Media Projects
  • Dec 10: Media Projects
  • Dec 12: Media Projects


FINAL: Wednesday, December 17th 10:30-12:30