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CurrentEvents_Spr10 - REL 133 Intro to Religious Studies...

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REL 133 Intro to Religious Studies Dr. Hayes Current Events Presentation Each student is required to make a 5-minute oral presentation on a current events topic concerning religion from the national or international news. Each student will select a date on which they will give their presentation to the class. PURPOSE The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student with a framework to: a) learn about the role of religions in contemporary events around the world b) track an issue concerning religion in the news over the course of the semester c) encounter different perspectives on world events d) compare and contrast the coverage devoted to religion in major news media around the world GUIDELINES FOR RESEARCH Each student is responsible for researching some current event item having to do with religion in the coverage of a national or international news sources during the week prior to their presentation. Students must consult one of the following news media: The New York Times
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