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Week

Topics/Activities

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

1

5th Sept (W)

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

CJN321inclassexlogo Class questionnaire




7th 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 CJN321TBLlogo
Watch in class Video from Team-based Learning collaborative (12 min.)




 

2

10th 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)

11th Sept. (Tu): Last day to add/register




12th 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):

13th (Th) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard


14th Sept (F)

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


 


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17th Sept (M)

CJN321TBLlogo 1:
Group application
Debriefing


 

19th Sept (W)

Topic: Client visit (Jason Chou from 8centric)

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)
CJN321readlogo Liu, Wang, Wong, & Dao Asian American we: Civic engagement among low-income young adults (pp. 3-20)





21st Sept (F)

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 Aufderheide “interactive documentaries” (11 pgs)
CJN321readlogo Souliotis Digital interactive documentary: A new media project (pp. 24-34) (11 pgs)

Visit Prison Valley interactive documentary

Topic: Formulating problem
Audience profile

Project overview and timeline

Will take attendance


 

 

Formulating problem and audience profile (draft)

(work in group in class; due at the end of the class)

4 24th Sept (M)

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


Watch on campus/at home
Human Flow
Film: 24th Sept (M)
4:30 – 7:10 p.m.
Modern Theatre (525 Washington Street)
available on Netflix

Feedback on problem

25th Sept (Tu): Last day to drop without a W


 

 

CJN321TBLlogo2 (individual):

23rd (Su) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard

26th Sept (W)

CJN321TBLlogo 2:
Group application
Debriefing

Feedback on problem

Project overview and timeline


 
28th Sept (F)

Topic: Overview of project and assignments

Watch in class taped interview

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

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 (final)

(due at the end of the class)

5 1st Oct (M)

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


CJN321TBLlogo3 (individual):

30th (Su) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard


3rd Oct (W)

CJN321TBLlogo 3:
Group application
Debriefing


 
5th Oct (F)

Topic: Method 1: Narrative analysis

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

CJN321inclassexlogo Narrative analysis practice


 
6 8th Oct (M) – No class held; university closed; October Break Day

10th Oct (W)

Topic: Guest visit (Hugo Salcedo, playwright; Juan Carlos Embriz Gonzaga, documentary filmmaker)




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

12th Oct (F)

Topic: Method 2: Textual analysis

CJN321inclassexlogo Textual analysis practice
Chinese couplets homepage

Trouble-shooting for narrative analysis

Will take attendance


 

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

Instruction (pdf)

Instruction (doc)

7

15th Oct (M)

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

Finalize interview questions from Week 4

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

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

Interview practice: Asking and answering questions

Last year's interviews:
Janelle Chan
Peter Kiang
Leverett Wang

Will take attendance


 
17th Oct (W)

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)

Finalize interview questions from Week 4

Decide on interviewing schedule (Week 8)

Will take attendance


 

Narrative analysis and textual analysis (final) (individual)

instruction (pdf)

CJN321TBLlogo4 (individual):

18th (Th) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard


19th Oct (F)

CJN321TBLlogo 4: Interviewing and copyrights
Group quiz
Group application
Debriefing

Early Alert Grades Released


 

8

22nd Oct (M)

CJN321inclassexlogo Work on Proposal (Part 1)
Will take attendance

Interview: C. H. Le (12:00 - 1:00 p.m.) Sargent studio (330, right off elevators, another right, and walk along the hallway)
Team 2 (Michelle)
Team 6 (Stefan)

Interview: Stephanie Fan (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.) Studio 73
Team 5 (Reagan, Taylor)

23rd Oct (Tu)
Interview: Lisette Le (10:50 - 11:30 a.m.) Studio 73
Team 1 (Veronica)


 
24th Oct (W)

Topic: Proposal (Part 1)
Presentation
Team 2 Peixuan, Jacqui, Michelle, Tyler, Cassidy
Team 4 Sheila, Shelby, Alexandra, Matt, Austin
Team 6 Stefan, Seif, Oriana, Diane, Casey
Team 5 Tara, Colin, Reagan, David, Taylor
Team 3 Angelik, Andrew, Joe, Laila
Team 1 Veronica, Felipe, Maxwell, Gianni, Roberta

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

Will take attendance
Interview: Bhuwan Gautam (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.) 417C, 20 Somerset
Team 4 (Sheila, Shelby)

Interview: Richard Chu (4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 417C, 20 Somerset
Team 3 (Angelik, Leyla)





Proposal (Part 1)(Group) due

pdf

Presentation: Proposal (Part 1)

 

26th Oct (F)

Teams 1 -3 (see above for your team)
Topic:
(Historical) document analysis
Meet at Moakley Archive and Institute
(2nd floor of the Sawyer Library: walk up one flight of stairs, turn left and go into Library Common, you will see an office with glass windows)

ppt

Teams 4-6 (see above for your team)
Meet at 416, 20 Somerset
Build an interactive site with Wordpress
ITS

Should finish the interview

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

CJN321readlogo"What is an archive" (1 page)
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)
CJN321readlogo Lichtman “Ch. 12 Drawing meaning from data” (pp. 317-336) (19 pgs)


 

 

9 29th Oct (M)

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

Mid-term grade


CJN321TBLlogo5 (individual):

28th (Su) due at 11:00 p.m. On Blackboard

31st Oct (W)

Teams 4-6
Topic:
(Historical) document analysis
Meet at Moakley Archive and Institute
(2nd floor of the Sawyer Library: walk up one flight of stairs, turn left and go into Library Common, you will see an office with glass windows)

Teams 1 -3
Meet at 416, 20 Somerset
Build an interactive site with Wordpress
ITS


 
2nd Nov (F)

Topic: Method 4: (Historical) document analysis
CJN321inclassexlogo Document analysis practice
Document 1: US Census
Document 2: Suffolk Commencement

Will take attendance

2nd Nov. (F) – Last day to drop without a F


 
10 5th Nov (M)

Topic: Method 3: Interviewing
CJN321inclassexlogo Code interviews

Topic: Method 4: (Historical) document analysis
Brainstorm ideas

Go to Archive (Weeks 10-11)

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

Will take attendance


 
7th Nov (W)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
Deduce themes

CJN321inclassexlogo Code transcript

Will take attendance

 

9th Nov (F)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
Deduce themes from categories

Will take attendance


 
11 12th Nov. (M) - Veteran's Day Holiday; no class; university closed

14th Nov (W)

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

Will take attendance


 
16th Nov (F)

Topic: Method 5: Discourse analysis
Presentation
Webpage design

Will take attendance
Found (historical) documents




Discourse analysis (group)
Presentation: Discourse analysis + webpage design
12 19th Nov (M)

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

Will take attendance

21st-23rd Nov. (W) – (F) – No classes held; university closed; Thanksgiving Recess


 

(Historical) document analysis (individual)

13 26th Nov (M)

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

Will take attendance





28th Nov (W)

Topic: Proposal (Part 2)
Add content to the website

Trouble-shooting from ITS

Will take attendance


 
30th Nov (F)

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

Will take attendance


 

14 3rd Dec (M)

Topic: Proposal and recommendations
Work on recommendations and presentations

Will take attendance




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

Instruction, grading rubric

5th Dec (W)

Topic: Proposal
Presentation for client Day 1



 
7th Dec (F)

Topic: Proposal
Presentation for client Day 2

 

Proposal (final): parts 1, 2, & recommendations (Group)

 

15 10th Dec (M)

Topic: Final examination review
Class evaluation
Feedback on proposal

11th Dec. (Tu) Reading Day


 
EXAM 14th Dec (F) – Final examination
8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Same venue

20th Dec (Th) Grades due at 2:00 p.m.