To summarise is from Week 1 and it is written by Nicholas Couldry “Media as Ritual and Social Form” Task Description: The reading you will be asked to summarise is from Week 1 and it is written by Nicholas Couldry “Media as Ritual and Social Form” In completing this task you’ll need to put into practice the basic academic skills discussed during tutorials in Weeks 1-2. These include: • identifying the core argument of the reading • defining, in your own words, its key concept(s) • briefly applying the idea to your own original example of media Please note that as attendance to your regularly timetabled tutorial is a mandatory component of this course, if you miss your tutorial in Week 3, you’ll need to apply for and be granted special consideration by the University to be eligible to resit this assessment component at a later date. You can read all about the UNSW Special Consideration policy here – https://student.unsw.edu.au/special-consideration Assessment Criteria: 1. Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of the key concepts and ideas from the readings 2. Ability to reflect and analyse real world examples of media using the concepts and ideas from the reading 3. Ability to write a clear, insightful piece of analysis that addresses the relationship between media and everyday life.
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