Grading Breakdown

  • Weekly screening prompt responses (posted to the class blog) 15%
  • Virtual Notebooks at blog/journal/tumblr 15%
  • Attendance* & Participation—in class and online** 15%
  • 2 in class group presentation on selected topic, plus 2 page essay on each group presentation topic: 20% (10% each)
  • Midway paper (5 pages) + annotated bibliography 10%
  • Final (15 page) paper + in class presentation of final paper 25%

*Attendance and participation are a crucial part of this course. More than four unexcused absences will result in an F for the course. Participation must include both class discussion and participation in the online class discussions, either on twitter, the class discussion board, or at class blogs. Tweets must include hashtag #fmmc431; you can also use other hashtags, such as screening title etc.] In order to ensure full credit, please email me with your username so I know who you are and can give you full credit for your twitter activity.