1_5_09 Intro - Transitions to Democracy

1_5_09 Intro - Transitions to Democracy - PSCI 0413 Media...

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PSCI 0413 Media and Democratization Old Chapel 206 ▪ TWRF ▪ 10-12 Prof. Orion A. Lewis ▪ olewis@middlebury.edu ▪ Munroe 221 ▪ Office Hours: TW 12:30-3:00/ by Appointment
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The Course Content - Why focus on Media and Information? Key to understanding state-society relations Central to the maintenance or disintegration of political power. Foundational for both political and economic markets Key mechanism of “learning” about the outside world Increasingly important as other sources of political information such as inter-personal civic associations decline Technological change is rapidly transforming definitions
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Learning Environment Graduate seminar style Student ownership Preparation Respectful deliberation Use of multimedia resources
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Logistics Class Sessions Readings and Lecture Slides on Middfiles: \classes\PSCI0413A\READINGS OH Sign Up Sheet Explanations of assignments Grading Criteria Research Proposal and Support Questions?
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Name Status – Class/ Major From Why motivates you to study PSCI/ IS? Favorite source of news? Weirdest food that you have eaten?
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