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Week

What we will do in class

Work due at the beginning of class (unless stated otherwsie)

1

6th Sept (W)

Topic: Introduction to the class
What are the end goals?
How will we get there?

CJN321inclassexlogo Class questionnaire




8th Sept (F)

Topic: What is research? What is the process?

Leslie Communication research methods in postmodern culture: A revisionist approach (pp. 9-11, 41-47) (9 pages)

CJN321inclassexlogo Research and process

Topic: Introduction to Team based Learning
Watch in class Video from Team-based Learning collaborative (http://www.teambasedlearning.org/) (12 min.)




 

2

11th Sept (M)

Topic: Types of inquiry: Humanities and social scientific approaches

CJN321readlogo Stanford Humanities Center
What are the humanities?
Why do humanities matter?
How is humanities research conducted?

CJN321readlogo Sparks Ch. 1 A scientific approach to the study of media effects (18 pgs)

12th Sept. (Tu): Last day to add/register




13th Sept (W)

Topic: Types of inquiry: Humanities and social scientific approaches to documentary films

CJN321inclassexlogo Humanities or social scientific approaches?

Watch in class
An inconvenient truth (excerpt)
National Geographic's Afghan Girl (5:30 - 9:45)

Students form teams, define roles


CJN321TBLlogo1 (individual):

14th (Th) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard


15th Sept (F)

CJN321TBLlogo 1: What is research; humanities vs. social sciences
Group quiz
Debriefing


 


3

18th Sept (M)

CJN321TBLlogo 1:
Group application
Debriefing




 

20th Sept (W) - class cancelled due to instructor's illness

Topic: Epistemology, ontology, and methodology
CJN321readlogoOntology, Epistemology, Methodology and Methods in Research Simplified! (12 min.)

Topic: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (readings from client)
CJN321readlogo Lo Asian Americans in Massachusetts: A census profile. (29 pages)
CJN321readlogoLiu, Wang, Wong, & Dao Asian American we: Civic engagement among low-income young adults (pp. 3-20)





22nd Sept (F)

Topic: (Historical) document analysis
Meet at the Moakley Archive and Institute (2nd floor of the Sawyer Library: walk up one stairs, turn left and go into Library Common, you will see an office with glass windows)

Topic: What is documentary? What are their functions? What are some formats?

CJN321readlogo Aufderheide Documentary film: A very short introduction
pp. 23-35, 47-53, 110-136 (34 pgs)
CJN321readlogo Film review of Nanook of the North
CJN321readlogo Johanson, C. et al. “Ch. 5 Teaching digital humanities through digital cultural mapping”
Look at: http://www.hypercities.com/

Will take attendance


 

4 25th Sept (M)

Topic: overview of project and assignments

Topic: Client visit (Jason Chou from 8centric)

Will take attendance

26th Sept (Tu): Last day to drop without a W


CJN321TBLlogo2 (individual):

24th (Su) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard

27th Sept (W)

CJN321TBLlogo 2: Epistemology, ontology, methodology; Asian Americans in Massachusetts; what is documentary
Group quiz
Debriefing

Topic: Formulating problem
Audience profile

Will take attendance


 
29th Sept (F)

CJN321TBLlogo 2:
Group application
Debriefing

Topic: Formulating problem
Audience profile

Will take attendance

Topic: Narrative analysis and textual analysis

CJN321readlogo Akinsanya “Narrative analysis: The personal experience narrative approach” (narrative analysis) (4 pages)
CJN321readlogo Penn Ch. 13 Textual analysis of still images (in Bauer & Gaskell) (textual analysis) (18 pages)
CJN321readlogo CJN 152 Semiotics powerpoint (17 pages)

Topic: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (readings from client)
CJN321readlogo Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund The Asian America vote 2016 (pp. 8-13, 27)
CJN321readlogo Srinivasan "Toward improved health: Disaggreating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacfic Islander data"





Formulating problem and audience profile (work in group in class; due at the end of the class) (group)
5 2nd Oct (M)

CJN321TBLlogo 3: Methods 1&2 (narrative analysis, textual analysis)
Group quiz
Debriefing


CJN321TBLlogo3 (individual):

1st (Su) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard

4th Oct (W)

CJN321TBLlogo 3:
Group application
Debriefing


 
6th Oct (F)

Topic: Method 1: Narrative analysis

Introduction to proposal (Part 1): narrative analysis and textual analysis
Watch in class 9-Man
CJN321inclassexlogo Narrative analysis practice


 
6 9th Oct (M) – No class held; university closed; Fall Holiday

10th Oct (Tu) Suffolk Monday

Topic: Method 2: Textual analysis

CJN321inclassexlogo Textual analysis practice

Trouble-shooting for narrative analysis

Will take attendance


Narrative analysis (draft) (individual) for trouble-shooting

doc

pdf

11th Oct (W)

Topic: Method 3: Interviewing
CJN321readlogo Lichtman Ch. 10 Interviewing (31 pgs)

Topic: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (readings from client)
CJN321readlogoChinatown wikipedia

Watch in class taped interview
Decide on interviewing schedule (Weeks 7-8)

Will take attendance


 
13th Oct (F)

Topic: Method 2: Textual analysis
CJN321inclassexlogo Textual analysis for proposal (Pt 1)

doc


 
7 16th Oct (M)

9:00 a.m. Leverett Wing (Ruixi)
3:30 p.m. Peter Kiang (Bridget, Cassidy)

Topic: Introduction to Proposal (Part 2): interviewing, (historical) document analysis, discourse analysis
pdf

Topic: Narrative analysis, textual analysis
Group discussion

CJN321inclassexlogo Work on Proposal (Part 1)

CJN321readlogo Bernard & Rabin Archival storytelling pp. 166-184, 189-199, 211-227 (44 pgs)

Will take attendance


Narrative analysis and textual analysis (final) (individual)

pdf

18th Oct (W)

3:00 p.m. Janelle Chan (Yunzhu, Merin)

CJN321TBLlogo 4: Interviewing and copyrights
Group quiz
Debriefing

Early Alert Grade released


CJN321TBLlogo4 (individual):

17th (Tu) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard

20th Oct (F)

CJN321TBLlogo 4:
Group application
Debriefing


 
8 23rd Oct (M)

Career Development Ctr (job shadowing)

CJN321inclassexlogo Work on Proposal (Part 1)
Will take attendance


 
25th Oct (W)

Topic: (Historical) document analysis

Work and meet at the Moakley Archive and Institute (2nd floor of the Sawyer Library: walk up one stairs, turn left and go into Library Common, you will see an office with glass windows)

Sign up to go to archive (Weeks 10-11)

CJN321readlogo Marius & Page Ch. 4 Gathering information (pp. 92-98) (7 pages)
CJN321readlogo Loizos Ch. 6 Video, film and photographs as research documents (14 pgs) in Bauer & Gaskell
CJN321readlogo Bowen “Document analysis as a qualitative research method” (14 pgs)


 
27th Oct (F)

Topic: Proposal (Part 1)
Presentation

Should finish the interview
Will take attendance

CJN321readlogo Lichtman “Ch. 12 Drawing meaning from data” (pp. 317-336) (19 pgs)


 

Proposal (Part 1)(Group) due
Instruction and rubric

Presentation: Proposal (Part 1)

9 30th Oct (M)

CJN321TBLlogo 5: (Historical) document analysis, discourse analysis
Group quiz
Debriefing

CJN321logoextracredit 1: 9-Man
Film: Oct 31 2017 (Tue)
9:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
414 at 20 Somerset


CJN321TBLlogo5 (individual):

29th (Su) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard

1st Nov (W)

CJN321TBLlogo 5:
Group application
Debriefing

Mid-term grade

CJN321logoextracredit 2: 9-Man (students are expected to finish watching the film before the Q&A)
Director Q&A: Nov 2 2017 (Thur)
9:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
414 at 20 Somerset


 
3rd Nov (F)

Topic: Method 4: (Historical) document analysis
CJN321inclassexlogo Document analysis practice

Worksheet
Document 1 (Commencement)
Document 2 (census)

Will take attendance

Brainstorm ideas

3rd Nov. (F) – Last day to drop without a F


 
10 6th Nov (M)

Topic: Method 3: Interviewing
CJN321inclassexlogo Code Jason Chou's interview in class

Will take attendance

Go to Archive (Weeks 10-11)

Sign up schedule.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please e-mail Michael (mdelloiacono@suffolk.edu) directly and set up another appointment.


 
8th Nov (W)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
CJN321inclassexlogo Code transcript
pdf

Will take attendance

CJN321logoextracredit 3: Kokoyakyu: High school baseball by Ken Eng
Film and director Q&A: Nov 9 2017 (Thur)
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
295 at Sargent Hall

10th Nov. (F) – No class held; university closed; Veterans' Day


 
11 13th Nov (M)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
CJN321inclassexlogo Deduce themes from categories

Will take attendance


 
15th Nov (W)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
Deduce themes and give examples

today's ppt

Will take attendance


 
17th Nov (F)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
Presentation

YouTube Interviews
Jason Chou
Leverett Wing
Peter Kiang
Janelle Chan

Will take attendance

Found (historical) documents


Discourse analysis (group)
Presentation: DA

instruction and rubric

12 20th Nov (M)

Topic: Method 5: (Historical) document analysis
Group discussion

Summary

Will take attendance

22nd - 24th Nov. (W) – (F) – No classes held; university closed; Thanksgiving Recess


(Historical) document analysis (individual)

instruction and grading

13 27th Nov (M)

Topic: Proposal (Part 2)
Ideas for a documentary film based on analysis

ppt

Transcriptions:
Jason Chou
Leverett Wing
Peter Kaimg
Janelle Chan

Will take attendance





29th Nov (W)

Topic: Proposal (Part 2)
Ideas for a documentary film based on analysis

Will take attendance


 
1st Dec (F)

Topic: Proposal (Part 2)
Ideas for an interactive website based on analysis

Will take attendance


 

14 4th Dec (M)

Topic: Proposal and recommendations
Work on recommendations and presentations

Will take attendance




Proposal: Parts 1&2 (Group) (draft)
pdf

6th Dec (W)

Topic: Proposal
Presentation for client

Instruction


 
8th Dec (F)

Topic: Proposal
Finalizing proposal


Proposal (final): parts 1, 2, & recommendations (Group) (final version)
instruction and rubric

 

15 11th Dec (M)

Topic: Final examination review
handout

Class evaluation
Feedback on proposal

13th Dec. (W) Reading Day


 
EXAM 20th Dec (W) – Final examination
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Same venue

22nd Dec (F) Grades due at 5:00 p.m.