Advanced Topics in Media Analysis|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
Government, corporations, campaigns, nonprofits, other organized interests, and sometimes individuals have a vested interest in knowing and reacting to media messages that affect them. To do so, they need information on what is being said, in what venue, by whom, and with what effect. This seminar will provide hands-on, in-depth experience with academic research involving media, including the type of advertising analysis conducted by the Wesleyan Media Project team. Students will be involved in various aspects of research, including data collection, data coding, literature reviews, data analysis, and visualization and writing/editing.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: GOVT151 OR GOVT155 OR GOVT157
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DATA-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
TBD based on group projects.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Assignments will be individually distributed but will include a lot of group-based work.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
An intro level Government course and some prior research experience and/or quantitative training is preferred but not required. Students must be motivated, flexible and willing to work individually as well as in teams. To have a POI request considered, please see instructions available at http://efowler.faculty.wesleyan.edu/teaching/waitlist/.
|Instructor(s): Franklin Fowler,Erika Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: FISKSEM; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 15
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|