Assignments

Point distribution

assignment

description

important dates

pts

Bi-weekly quizzes
at end of each even-numbered week, 30 pts ea
Open Sat – Tu midnight, 5 x 30 pts
150
‘reflection paper’
Investigate a conspiracy theory
due July 28 in Canvas
50
‘Spin journal’
Identify and analyze differences in coverage of a political news story
due Sept 1 in Canvas
100
Class participation
In discussion forums. Points for the amount and quality of participation, + 5 possible for writing
15(+5) x 10 wks
200
Extra credit
My own course eval during finals week, and extra discussion thread
weekly, Sept 4
15 possible

 

totals

 

500