Theoretical Analysis

Prompt

According to one or more of the authors we have read so far this semester, how does the concept of the future affect society, ecology, or technology? 

  • 1. For full credit your response to the prompt above must be at least 500 words long.
  • 2. Please also cite and analyze at least one passage from the theoretical text you chose and then synthesize your analysis into the larger argument you make in response to the prompt.
  • 3. All Blog Posts must be in MLA format when applicable and also include a featured image. The image you choose can illustrate claims made in the post, or you may want to pull a still image from the contemporary movie, TV show, or video game you plan to analyze for the Vide Essay.

 

Scene Analysis

Prompt

How does a scene from a movie, TV show, or video game of your choice illustrate or exemplify what one, or more, of the authors we have read so far this semester, says about the future? In other words, how does the concept of the future in the text you plan to examine for the final draft of the Video Essay affect society, ecology, or technology? 

  • 1. For full credit your response to the prompt above can be either 500 words long OR 1-2 minutes of a draft from your Video Essay in which you respond to the question in narrative over the scene you plan to analyze.
  • 2. Regardless of mode, remember to briefly cite the idea from our reading you plan to illustrate. Also, remember to describe the formal details of your scene, i.e. description of light, shade, camera angle, alignment, proximity, sound/silence, foreground/background, etc., as you work through your analysis.
  • 3. All Blog Posts must be in MLA format when applicable and also include a featured image. The image you choose can illustrate claims made in the post, or you may want to pull a still image from the contemporary movie, TV show, or video game you plan to analyze for the Video Essay.

Citing Images From a Database in MLA

Citing Movies, TV Shows, and Games in MLA

Blog Post: What’s the most significant threat to the future of life on earth? 

Featured Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Images

Prompt

In 200-600 words, explain what you think poses the single greatest threat to the future of life on earth. Please include at least one link to an online example of the threat you discuss as well as a Featured Image and at least one in-text image. Be sure to briefly explain why you think the threat you chose surpasses other threats. Also, offer a few ways you think the threat can be neutralized.

Sonic ID

Highly social deliverables: any radio station has to give their call sign at least once per hour; sonic ID is in addition to hearing call sign, add 30 sec; 30-60 seconds: how can you approach people and tell stories; characters of a community that tell us something about people in the community; find a character that have something to do with climate and tell story in focused way; build little videos we can build into feed