The final exam study sheet for Spring 2004 is now
online. Click here to download it as a .pdf file, or visit
the docs page for all the final exam info you need.
In the interests of content, I may actually get to
some of the material scheduled for April 7th on April 5th, so bring
the relevant overheads.
Quiz 6 in Recitations starting Monday April
5th. This is your last quiz of MassComm, so enjoy it.
Or at least enjoy the fact that it's the last one.
Lectures: 15-31 March
Readings: 17 March - 5 April
Readings and lectures covered after the
period of this quiz will get heavier treatment on the final, so
keep on keeping up.
I am out of town and off email immediately following
tomorrow's class until Sunday the 28th. Please contact your TA
if you need help while I'm gone.
Recitations for the week of the 29th are cancelled
so you can meet with us about your papers. Our office hours for
next week (Mar 29-Apr 2) are as follows:
Heather: Wednesday 11:30-12:30 & 2:15-3:15
and Friday 11-3
Ian: Tuesday 10am-2pm and Wednesday 2pm-4pm; he asks
that you please email him to set up a time.
Thom: Monday 2-4, Tuesday 12-2,
Me: Monday 2:15-3:15, Wednesday 11-12, Thursday 2-3:45.
The assignment for Paper #2 is now available on the
Welcome back. With one exception, overheads for the
rest of the semester are up, though dates may change.
Quiz 5 in recitations beginning
March 15th. It covers:
Lectures: Reality TV - Politics in Representation
Readings: 25 Feb - 15 March
Lecture overheads updated
Heather is sick today. Please email her if you had
an appointment to reschedule.
QUIZ 4 in recitations beginning Feb 23rd. It
Lectures: Intellectual Property through Realism in
Readings: 11-23 Feb
Note that the course schedule has been updated to
reflect the pace that we're currently on. If you've already done
the narrative reading for this Wednesday, then you get the weekend
off to concentrate on your papers.
NO RECITATIONS for the week of 16 Feb. Instead, we
will hold extra office hours for you to come consult with us about
Me: M 2:15-3:15, W 11-12, Th 3-5
Heather: W 2-4, F 11-3
Ian: T 10-2, W 2:15-4
Thom: M 9:30-12, W 2:10-4, Th 8:30-11 and 11:40-4
IMPORTANT QUIZ CLARIFICATION: You
MUST take your quiz in the recitation in which you are enrolled.
must be cleared by both your TA and the TA whose section you want
to attend, and they must be cleared BEFORE the day of the recitation
in which you are enrolled.
I am out of town 12-15 Feb. If you need info about
the course during that time, please contact your TA.
Quiz 3 in recitations beginning Feb 9th. It
Lectures: 26-28 Jan, 2-4 Feb (maybe a bit of 9 Feb,
Readings: 28 Jan-9 Feb
If you're Heather's student, you probably know. But
just in case: Heather's office hours on W are 2-3 from now on.
BIG UPDATE. Lectures well into February are now up.
Also, all the information for paper #1 is now available
on the documents page. We will be handing out the paper assignment
in recitations next week.
21 Jan 2004:
1) I am out of town Th-Sun, and out of email range.
Please contact your TA with any issues pertaining to the course.
2) Quiz 2 in recitations beginning Jan 26th
Lectures: Jan 12, 14, 21 (may eek over in the 26th)
Readings: Jan 14, 21, 26
Give the Meehan some time, it's difficult.
Welcome to the CommRC 0320 website!
This course is designed to help you understand how mass communication
site is designed to help you do well in the course.
Bookmark this page for important news and announcements. You will want to visit
this site frequently throughout the semester.
Need help figuring out this site? New to the web? Click here.
Click on a section of the image at the top of the page to visit that section
of the site.
Here's your 1st announcement:
Contrary to the syllabus, there WILL be lecture on
the 21st of January.
Here's your 2nd announcement:
Follow this link for
tips on how to do well on your first quiz. (It will also be listed
on the documents page.)
Here's your 3rd announcement:
Quiz #1 will be in
recitations starting Monday, the 12th of January.
It will cover:
Lectures: from 5 January through 7 January (with the possibility that a little
might bleed over into the lecture on the 12th)
Readings: due 7 and 12 Jan.