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Complete all reading and training on the WikiEdu dashboard under [https://dashboard.wikiedu.org/courses/Middle_Georgia_State_University/Studies_in_Culture_(Fall_2019)/timeline#week-9 '''Week 9'''].
 
Complete all reading and training on the WikiEdu dashboard under [https://dashboard.wikiedu.org/courses/Middle_Georgia_State_University/Studies_in_Culture_(Fall_2019)/timeline#week-9 '''Week 9'''].
  
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Read and watch the two texts, taking notes as you do. Note character names, dominant themes, motifs, symbols, and important passages. Where do these important aspects of the text appear? After a first read, try to find at least '''one secondary text'''<ref>It would be helpful to begin with their respective Wikipedia entries that I linked above, but these should '''not''' be cited as sources.</ref> that addresses these texts on the Internet or in [http://ezproxy.mga.edu/login?url=http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/mgsc/search/ Galileo].<ref>Obviously, the latter is better.</ref> You might also check YouTube. Read or watch the criticism and take notes.
 
Read and watch the two texts, taking notes as you do. Note character names, dominant themes, motifs, symbols, and important passages. Where do these important aspects of the text appear? After a first read, try to find at least '''one secondary text'''<ref>It would be helpful to begin with their respective Wikipedia entries that I linked above, but these should '''not''' be cited as sources.</ref> that addresses these texts on the Internet or in [http://ezproxy.mga.edu/login?url=http://www.galileo.usg.edu/scholar/mgsc/search/ Galileo].<ref>Obviously, the latter is better.</ref> You might also check YouTube. Read or watch the criticism and take notes.
  
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{{notice|Resources to review for journal posts: “[[Writing in the Liberal Arts]]”; “[[Writing Top Ten]]”; “[[Editor's Checklist|Editor’s Checklist]]”; [[w:WP:INTREF|Adding a reference]]. Cite sources correctly using [[w:Help:Introduction to referencing with Wiki Markup/1|footnoted references]], and [[w:Help:Introduction to editing with Wiki Markup/3|link to Wikipedia entries]] in the text of your post.<ref>External sources are ''always'' [[w:Help:Referencing for beginners|footnoted as references]]; Wikipedia entries are ''always'' just linked in the text. '''Never''' cite a Wikipedia article like you would an external source.</ref>}}
  
 
Research and write about any aspect of either text, incorporating your initial research. Be sure to cite correctly and that you give your post a unique title and date.
 
Research and write about any aspect of either text, incorporating your initial research. Be sure to cite correctly and that you give your post a unique title and date.
  
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Compare any aspect — character, theme, symbol — of the two texts. How do they complement each other? What does one say about the other? Is there a characteristic that both protagonists (antagonists) share? Your goal here is to find connections between the two texts. Again, be sure to support your ideas with at least one source, cited correctly. Date and title your post.
 
Compare any aspect — character, theme, symbol — of the two texts. How do they complement each other? What does one say about the other? Is there a characteristic that both protagonists (antagonists) share? Your goal here is to find connections between the two texts. Again, be sure to support your ideas with at least one source, cited correctly. Date and title your post.
  
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Please have all of the above completed by Sunday, '''October 13, 2019'''. I will evaluate your this lesson the following day, email everyone a progress report, and post audio feedback at the top of the next lesson if necessary.
 
Please have all of the above completed by Sunday, '''October 13, 2019'''. I will evaluate your this lesson the following day, email everyone a progress report, and post audio feedback at the top of the next lesson if necessary.
  
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Godwin & Battlestar Galactica
October 7–11

Battlestar galactica.jpg

This week, two texts that consider the unforgiving nature of nature, physics, and machines: Tom Godwin’s “The Cold Equations” and the Battlestar Galactica episode “33.” Do you ever feel like the universe is against you? Does technology push humans to venture into areas they weren’t designed to enter? Or are humans nothing special — just another variable in the working of the universe? Where does morality fit in a cold universe?

Wikipedia Work

Complete all reading and training on the WikiEdu dashboard under Week 9.

Read and View

Read and watch the two texts, taking notes as you do. Note character names, dominant themes, motifs, symbols, and important passages. Where do these important aspects of the text appear? After a first read, try to find at least one secondary text[1] that addresses these texts on the Internet or in Galileo.[2] You might also check YouTube. Read or watch the criticism and take notes.

Journal Post 13

Research and write about any aspect of either text, incorporating your initial research. Be sure to cite correctly and that you give your post a unique title and date.

Journal Post 14

Compare any aspect — character, theme, symbol — of the two texts. How do they complement each other? What does one say about the other? Is there a characteristic that both protagonists (antagonists) share? Your goal here is to find connections between the two texts. Again, be sure to support your ideas with at least one source, cited correctly. Date and title your post.

Reply

Reply to at least two different colleagues’ posts.

Due Date

Please have all of the above completed by Sunday, October 13, 2019. I will evaluate your this lesson the following day, email everyone a progress report, and post audio feedback at the top of the next lesson if necessary.

Notes

  1. It would be helpful to begin with their respective Wikipedia entries that I linked above, but these should not be cited as sources.
  2. Obviously, the latter is better.
  3. External sources are always footnoted as references; Wikipedia entries are always just linked in the text. Never cite a Wikipedia article like you would an external source.