26 August 2015

Social Psychology Advertisement Analysis
Social Psychology Advertisement Analysis
Aim
The purpose of this assignment is to encourage you to think critically about advertisements and gender. We are
exposed to hundreds of ads every day, so much so that we are often unaware of the advertisements that surround
us. Many of these ads have explicit or implicit gender messages. This assignment requires that you select two
advertisements and critically examine its gender message.

Background
We have begun discussing beliefs about gender as well as the process of gender typing. Social psychological
research on gender suggest that our ethnicity/race, culture, families, movies, advertisements and other media
influence our thinking about gender and gender stereotypes. This assignment focuses specifically on
advertisements. Browse through magazines, newspapers, the internet, or other media that communicate pop
culture and select images that evoke something about gender.
 Directions
Once you have selected at least four images, consider the message
– what it says about gender (or women/men, in particular) – and
how it communicates this message. Also consider aspects of this
image that provide an accurate view of how women and/or men
are, and aspects that provide an inaccurate view of how
women/men are. Write a 3-4 page paper (typed, double
spaced). This paper should include an introduction and a
conclusion, have the images attached, and address the following
questions:

 What is the difference between sex and gender? (Rememer

 How do we learn about gender roles? (Use specific theories from
the chapter!)
 How did you learn about gender?
 For each ad/image: What is depicted in the image? (pretend I can’t
see it!)
 Gendered message: What does this image say about gender, and
how does it say this? That is, what is the gender message that is
communicated in this image? Be detailed and use precise language.
 What is a gendered stereotype?
 What is correct? What aspects of this image (including or
excluding the message) seem accurate to you? That is, what parts
of the image reflect how women and/or men really are?
 What is incorrect? What aspects of this image (including or excluding the message) seem inaccurate to you? That
is, what parts of the image reflect a gender stereotype that you believe is inaccurate, or a message that is just
wrong?
 What would Greenberg say about gender stereotypical images?

 What did you learn about yourself and your perception of gender after reading the chapter

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Social Psychology Advertisement Analysis Social Psychology Advertisement Analysis Aim The purpose of this assignment is to encourage you to think critically about advertisements and […]


26 August 2015

Read the Bolter article (in the Readings folder) and write a 300 word responsePaper instructions:
Read the Bolter article (in the Readings folder) and write a 300 word response to it. What are you thoughts on the piece? Anything you agree/disagree with? Is there anything you can connect between what you know about digital culture, technical writing, and what the article argues?

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Read the Bolter article (in the Readings folder) and write a 300 word responsePaper instructions:Read the Bolter article (in the Readings folder) and write […]


26 August 2015

Movie Comparison

Format:
1. 7-10 pages; double-spaced; 12 pt. type; name in upper left hand corner.

2. Production information. Please provide name of director, studio, cinematographer, screenwriter and major actors. You can find this on-line; imdb.com. Provide this information at the beginning of the paper; list or paragraph format.

3. Summary of plot. (short; to the point; no more than 2 paragraphs following the production information).

4. Guide to thinking through and organizing the final paper
IMPORTANT: Remember…none of the characters in any film is a real person. For the purposes of our study, the narrative and each character are constructed by the organization of the film in order to (1) create an image of femininity; (2) illustrate some claim about femininity (problems, possibilities, boundaries, obligations, etc.) and/or (3) to make an argument that enforces norms, tests boundaries, transgresses them.

Your objective is not to assess which behaviors seem “real” or “true-to-life” but to analyze the definition of femininity offered by a particular film and evaluate the position it takes on the “success/rewards” or “failure/punishment” of that particular formulation using material from one of the assigned readings to support your interpretation.

As an aid to begin thinking about the paper, you may find the following questions useful. (These questions are only suggestions to start you thinking, or to help you form a thesis for your paper. They are not meant to be an outline for your paper).

What problem does the narrative propose? What is the conflict? How is at least one female character positioned in respect to the narrative problem? (Perhaps she is the problem? Holds the key to the solution? Is the “prize” at resolution?) How does the construction of the narrative itself (linear, non-linear, fragmented, etc.) reflect the problem femininity proposes as the filmmaker sees it?

How is the problem presented visually? How do the processes of cinematic construction (editing, lighting, shot/counter-shot, sound, costume, character behavior, performance) create a desirable femininity or marginalize an undesirable femininity? What does In whose “gaze” is the female character’s image held? Is there any space for her to “look back?”

Analysis/interpretation of the “meaning” of the film. What understanding of “woman” and of women’s roles does the film give? How does the narrative work to make sure that, no matter how many different “femininities” are explored, the film’s “ideal” (no matter what it is) prevails at the end? Is there any room for resistance to the film’s message by reading “against the grain?”

Research resources (IMPORTANT): Please rely only on the assigned texts in writing your paper. The only web resources you should consult are imdb.com for production information. Do not use websites to research or support any part of your paper.

!! Movies for the paper are Charulata, Vertigo, Real Women Have Curves, To Die For, and Winter's Bone.

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26 August 2015

Energy Crisis: Solar Energy

Energy Crisis: Solar Energy


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26 August 2015

Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution


atch, Robert. Scientific Revolution: http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/rhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Home/

Clemson University. British Industrial Revolution http://www.clemson.edu/caah/history/FacultyPages/PamMack/lec122/britir.htm

History Guide. Origins of the Industrial Revolution in England: http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/lecture17a.html

Fordham University. Industrial Revolution. http://www.fordham.edu/HALSALL/MOD/modsbook14.html
England was considered the epicenter of the Industrial Revolution. There are several key reasons for this which we will explore in this case.

After looking through this page and other research from the Internet and the Cyber-library, write a 3-5 page paper answering the following questions:

What was the scientific background that lay behind the West’s leap in productivity? Why did the Industrial Revolution start in Britain?

If you cannot locate an article in one set of databases (such as EBSCO), try to find it in ProQuest.

Describe the purpose of the paper and conclusion.
Answer the case assignment questions clearly and provide necessary details.
Provide a quality argument; that is, no poor sentence structure, no spelling and grammar mistakes or run-on sentences.
Provide citations to support your argument and references on a separate page. Please use APA format to provide citations and references
Answer all the case assignment questions in an essay format instead of point format. Please do not type questions in the paper.
Type and double space the paper.'
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Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution atch, Robert. Scientific Revolution: http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/rhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Home/ Clemson University. British Industrial Revolution http://www.clemson.edu/caah/history/FacultyPages/PamMack/lec122/britir.htm History Guide. Origins of the Industrial Revolution in England: […]


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