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AIDS - Katherine MacFarlane (Editor)
Call Number: 616.97 AID
ISBN: 9780737738681
Publication Date: 2007-12-14

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AIDS Doctors - Ronald Bayer; Gerald M. Oppenheimer
Call Number: 920 BAY
ISBN: 0195126815
Publication Date: 2000-07-27

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The Coming Plague - Laurie Garrett
Call Number: 614.4 GAR
ISBN: 0140250913
Publication Date: 1995-10-01

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Disease - Mary Dobson
Call Number: 610.3 DOB
ISBN: 9781847240149
Publication Date: 2008-02-01

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Infectious Diseases - Kara Rogers
Call Number: 616.9 INF
ISBN: 9781615303410
Publication Date: 2011-01-15

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Water - Peter Swanson; Mikhail Gorbachev (Foreword by)
Call Number: 551.4 SWA
ISBN: 1559717823
Publication Date: 2001-01-01

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Water - Steven Solomon
Call Number: 553.7 SOL
ISBN: 0060548304
Publication Date: 2010-01-05

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Designer Food - Gregory E. Pence
Call Number: 363.19 PEN
ISBN: 0742508390
Publication Date: 2001-12-18

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From the Center of the Earth - Geraldine Kennedy (Editor)
Call Number: 361.6 FRO
ISBN: 0962863203
Publication Date: 1991-09-01

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Hunger - Sharman Apt Russell
Call Number: 363.809 RUS
ISBN: 0465071635
Publication Date: 2005-09-06

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Not on Our Watch - Don Cheadle; John Prendergast
Call Number: 962.4043 CHE
ISBN: 9781401303358
Publication Date: 2007-05-01

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The Armenian Genocide - Jeri Freedman
Call Number: 956.6 FRE
ISBN: 9781404218253
Publication Date: 2008-08-01

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Darfur - John Xavier
Call Number: 962.404 XAC
ISBN: 1404219129
Publication Date: 2007-09-01

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Genocide and the Bosnian War - Jacqueline Ching
Call Number: 949.703 CHI
ISBN: 9781404218260
Publication Date: 2008-08-01

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Global Warming - Mary E. Williams
Call Number: 363.7 WIL
ISBN: 0737732105
Publication Date: 2006-03-17

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Eaarth - Bill McKibben
Call Number: 304.2 MCK
ISBN: 0805090568
Publication Date: 2010-04-13

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The Bomb - Gerard J. DeGroot
Call Number: 623.4511 9 DEG
ISBN: 0674017242
Publication Date: 2005-03-31

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Iran and Nuclear Weapons - Tamra Orr
Call Number: 355.02 ORR
ISBN: 9781435852815
Publication Date: 2009-08-15

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Nukes - Steve Minneus
Call Number: 327.1 MIN
ISBN: 1404219161
Publication Date: 2007-09-01

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Every Drop for Sale - Jeffrey Rothfeder
Call Number: 333.91 ROT
ISBN: 1585421146
Publication Date: 2001-10-15

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Poisoned Nation - Loretta Schwartz-Nobel
Call Number: 615.902 SCH
ISBN: 9780312327972
Publication Date: 2007-08-21

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Taken for A Ride - Jack Doyle
Call Number: 363.739 DOY
ISBN: 1568581475
Publication Date: 2000-06-13

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The Globalization Gap - Robert A. Isaak
Call Number: 337 ISA
ISBN: 0131428969
Publication Date: 2004-07-16

 

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Becoming an Activist

 

For this class, part of your final grade will include a major project.  This project will be worked on in groups of 2 or 3 and presented at different points throughout the class, depending which area of the world your issue pertains to. 

Points will be assessed according to the rubric provided.

 

You and your partners will pick a region we will be studying in this course and champion a global issue.  You must take a stance on the issue, put forth your point of view in the final project, as well as objective research to provide the back-story to your issue.  You also must come up with ways to help/solve the issue your chose. 

While you can use information we discuss in class to help guide your focus, you must come up with your own new case stories and resources for the project.

 

The final project will be displayed on a webpage you created.

(we will see if we can actually get funding to get it up and running!)

The webpage should include relevant images (to produce a reaction by your audience), a hook, and some back-story to grab the audience’s attention and make them not only want to stay on your webpage, but continue to read/view on!

The organization of the webpage will be up to your discretion, however you must include AT LEAST 10 reputable sources, cited properly, you consulted and 3 reputable agencies that are fighting to help your cause (allow direct links to those as well).  Don’t forget to place a small citation under any images you use!

 

You also will provide a space for people to discussion forum/blog about your issue with 3 strands of conversation to get the discussion going.

 

Finally, the last big portion of the project will be a digital story/documentary you create, at least 10 minutes in length, with appropriate images and music/audio to provide a glimpse as to why your issue is of global concern, concluding with what your group feels should be done about the issue.

 

Pick your group wisely; this is a major part of your grade in this course and you should chose people who also have the same point of view on the issue you will tackle. 

Only one group will be assigned to a particular topic in a particular region.

You may also chose to work alone on this project if you so chose.


Becoming an Activist Final Project Rubric

 

 

 

 

On the Money

4 points

 

Zeroing In

3 points

 

Getting There

2 points

 

Missed the Boat

1 point (or 0)

Content

(take score times 10—worth 40 points)

Content is from a variety of sources, is accurate, well researched and conveyed in an effective manner.

Content is from a few sources, is accurate and relevant to topic.

Content is from a few sources, there are some inaccurate facts and/or is not relevant.

Content is not from varied sources, is inaccurate and irrelevant.

 

Resources

(take score times 2—worth 8 points)

 

10 or more sources were used, cited correctly and from a variety of reputable perspectives;

3 agencies provided

 

8 or less sources were used and cited correctly;

3 agencies provided

 

5 or less sources were used and partially cited correctly;

Less than 3 agencies provided

 

Inadequate number of sources/not cited;

Less and 3 or no agencies provided

 

Neatness/flow

(worth 4 points)

 

Content is organized well to prove the persuasive point.

 

Content is organized.

 

Content is not connected well to be persuasive.

 

Content is not organized or persuasive at all.

 

Images and Music

(both on website and in digital story)

(take score times 3—worth 12 points)

 

Images and music are relative to the topic and enhances the website and digital story.

 

Images and music are relative to the topic.

Images and/or music are slightly connected to the topic but does not entirely enhance content.

 

Images and/or music are irrelevant and detracts from content.

 

Speech In Digital Story

(worth 4 points)

 

Narration clear, enunciated with a steady rate

 

Narration clear with a sufficient rate

 

Some portions or narration rushed or unclear

 

Narration too rushed and/or incoherent

 

Projection of Future/Your Plan to help your issue

(take score times 5—worth 20 points)

 

Ending is well thought out and based upon research conducted.

 

Ending is plausible and backed with some data.

 

Ending is somewhat plausible but lacking supporting details in thought process.

 

Ending is not plausible nor well supported.

 

Grammar

(worth 4 points)

 

No errors that I can find!

 

An error here and there but does not distract from your point.

 

A few errors; starts to distract from what you are saying.

Many errors; time lacked in revision process; makes it hard to grasp your point of view!

 

Pride in Work

(take score times 2—worth 8 points)

 

On task in class, tremendous effort outside of class, great overall effort

 

On task in class, worked hard outside of class, good overall effort

 

Slightly off task in class, more effort could have been provided outside of class, not as good as you are capable

 

Off task in class, much appears to be done at the last minute, no real effort outside of class, poor effort overall

Name: ________________________________________________

 

Score Out of a Possible 100 points: _________________________

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