Overview. Students develop a wikispaces page to present their original research on 21st century propaganda, then share what they have learned by making an oral presentation with multimedia support materials.

Criteria for Evaluation
1. Paper. The website includes a 1500 - 2500 word research essay, well-formulated to include a (1) rationale for why your topic is important, (2) a literature review that identifies key ideas and concepts (3) a well-organized presentation of data/evidence and results, and (4) thoughtful discussion of key findings which integrates the thesis statement with evidence from the research project and the course readings, activities and discussions.
2. Presentation. The oral presentation offers a cogent summary of the key thesis statement and supporting ideas, presented in a way that demonstrates professionalism and credibility, using multmedia support materials that enhance the audience's understanding of the main argument.

SEND HOBBS YOUR MULTIMEDIA SUPPORT MATERIAL NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, APRIL 26 by 12 noon. Email: renee.hobbs@temple.edu


VNRs, Creating Distrust in the News by Carl Shelton