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Luca’s Movie Stub

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When trying to figure out what to use for the Artifact Interview activity, both Luca and I went rooting around in our wallets.  He produced a movie ticket stub, about 1.5″ square, printed… Continue reading

Artifact Interview Assignment

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PDF Here: Sunstein Interview Activity Using the attached handout (also provided in class), complete the activity in Box 20 titled “Using a Cultural Artifact in an Interview.” Process: In class on 4/19: Complete Steps… Continue reading

Prompts for Maus Responses

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In a 300 to 400-word blog post, write a response Art Spiegelman’s Maus I.  You can select one of the questions below to guide your response, or you can feel free to write about anything… Continue reading

Iowa Narratives Project Assignment Sheet

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PDF Here: Iowa Narratives Assignment Sheet Interview Release Form: Interview Release Form Iowa Narratives Project Due Dates Proposal:                           Thursday, April 14 Work… Continue reading

RPS Models

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Hi everyone, As you prepare your full drafts of the Rhetoric of a Public Space report, I thought it might be helpful for you to see examples of successful RPS projects from the… Continue reading

Little Miss Sunshine Blog Response

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PDF Here: LMS Blog Response In the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine, a family of unique and often conflicting characters undertake a collective journey to help the youngest family member, Olive, reach the most… Continue reading

Rhetoric of a Public Space

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PDF Here: Rhetoric of a Public Space Tasks: Working in a small group, write a 15 page report—both as a PDF and a post on the course blog—in which you assess the argument put… Continue reading

Fantastic Dr. Fox!

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Hi everyone.  Below is an example of an old Archives Alive! project that I completed as an example with my class in Fall 2014.  You can refer to it as a guide as… Continue reading

Archives Alive! Assignment Sheet

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PDF Here: Spring 2016 Archives Alive   ARCHIVES ALIVE! Due dates: Tues., Feb. 16:             Document selection and blog post Thurs., Feb. 18:             Research workshop (library room 1140) Tues., Feb. 23:             Historical… Continue reading

TYFA Presentation Guidelines

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PDF Here: TYFA Presentation Guidelines Presentation Guidelines On Tuesday, Feb. 16, your group will deliver a presentation (~10 min) in which you play the ad you created to promote a product of your choosing.… Continue reading