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Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 13:35 (01:35 PM) CDT, day 234 of 2017
s2016 Your Extra Credit paper is due by the end of Week 13, Saturday, 16 April 2016
You may earn extra credit . . .
. . . by doing a case study
and / or
. . . by writing a review of a public lecture or by doing a film / lecture review on an optional qualifying film or lecture presentation
Extra Credit Case Study Option
Extra credit Case Study papers allow you to cover an additional course topic in a more comprehensive fashion.
Extra Credit Film / Lecture Review Option
As mentioned in the "Note on Videos and Visual Anthropology" one of the four main characteristics of American Anthropology is fieldwork, and the next best thing to hopping a bus or plane is going to places and viewing subjects by film.
Although in Culture and Personality we view a number of videos, in the area of Culture and Personality many hundreds of quality films exist—including feature films, documentaries, "shorts," interesting YouTube vignettes.
For the Film / Lecture Review Option choose an approved (by your instructor) feature-length film or a documentary that is not assigned in class and review it, as you might for a column in your college newspaper.
Recommended "Optional" and "Supplementary" videos are listed on your Moodle page "Topic Presentations" sections. This same information is also available for the semester on the "Video Schedule" page.
Check with your instructor for feature-length films and major documentaries (that qualify for Extra Credit).
See also the information on reviewing films
Qualifying public lectures will be announced as opportunities arise. The public lectures extra credit option could include approved lectures available on-line from Open University type lectures availble from some universities.
See, for e.g. . . .
A public lecture summary paper should contain at least two parts:
Extra credit Film / Lecture Review papers:
call your file your emailname_paper_name
Instructions and Supporting Information
See "Handing in Materials" information before you turn in your paper
- 2017 Timothy G. Roufs
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