Sunday, January 3, 2010

Term Alienation-Patriotism Project Criteria

Organising Concept

The group project provides opportunity for expression of personal engagement with the questions of national identity, alienation and patriotism that surround the course texts in the context of the Olympic Games institution this Term.

Analysing any media, social networking, or research sources of your choice, arrive at an understanding of Canadian partiotism or alientation and make a prescriptive presentation from this position.
Use some creative form--such as a blog, a social networking site, or a YouTube video--to present your study and conclusions on partiotism or alienation in light of the intensive government and media presentation of the Olympic Games.

  1. Groups of five or six will be set in tutorial.
  2. A written proposal, two pages maximum, is due in seminar course week five: February 1st.
  3. Information on how to write a proper proposal is available on the course website, at this address.
  4. Project grading will include the amount of effort put into the project. This is expected to be 20% of the course effort multiplied by the number of members in the group.
  5. The project is due in seminar on the 12th of April.

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