Mr. T. Theriault

World Issues, Sociology, Media Studies, Digital Productions, and Journalism.

Posted: September 19, 2017

Sociology 120

Posted: September 19, 2017

Sociology 120

Posted: September 19, 2017

Sociology 120

Posted: September 19, 2017

Reminder: Middle East Map Test - Sept. 29th

Posted: September 18, 2017

Reminder: Mock video this week. Don't forget to bring your stuff, and storyboards.

Posted: May 9, 2017

In groups of 2 or 3, you are going to research an NGO and present it to the class. Keep in mind that you are going to be teaching your classmates about this particular NGO, and it’s cause!  

You need to answer: Who are they? How did they start? Why? History? Are they Human Rights/Environmental/etc?Are they Campaigning/Operational? Where are they located? Headquarters? Regions of interest? What are their goals/purpose? How do they accomplish this? Approach? How are they funded? Grants? Donations? Other support?  

Lastly, why did you pick this NGO? Are you behind it? Support it? Pitch it to the class! Show your classmates what they are all about and why they feel so passionate about this cause.

You will be marked on: Mechanics  – 10, Content – 10, Pic/Video  – 10, Delivery – 10, Relevance – 10, Extra Work – 10 – Handouts/Poster/Flyer/Shirt… etc.     

Value 60

Posted: April 18, 2017

Subculture / Counterculture Project

You and your group are to create a presentation on one particular subculture or counterculture and present it to the class. You are to teach the class about your chosen group and include the following in your presentation: language (slang, lingo, terms) formal norms informal norms goals brief history how does the outside world view the group? true?

You are to keep in mind the following rubric for your presentation: - Delivery - 10 - Content - 10 - Pic/Media - 10 - Mechanics - 10 - Extra - 10 - Anything extra you want to do as a group to make your presentation stick out. Use of costume, music, create a video, handouts, poster, etc.

Fairy Tale Project

For this assignment you are to choose a fairy tale that is public domain and record an audio story using it. You can work in groups of 2 or 3 or you can choose to do it on your own.


-          You are to record your own reading.
-          Use at least 10 sounds in your story.
-          Record at least 3 of these sounds yourself. (If not recorded yourself sounds must be copyright free.)

Organization: 10           Mic’ing: 10           Quality: 10              Value: 30

Due: April 3rd!

Posted: March 20, 2017

In this Introduction to Digital Sound assignment you will create a “Microphones for Dummies” presentation/guide. Be creative and use your skills you have developed in this course so far to create pictures for your examples, instructions, etc.

You will need to explain: Dynamic Microphones\Condenser Microphones            
>  Their uses and differences

Ribbon Microphones                 
What is a frequency? What is frequency response? Why is it important in understanding microphones and different mic’ing situations? 

What is Directionality?          Omnidirectional          Bidirectional          Unidirectional 

You can use the following link for help:

Posted: February 28, 2017

Project due Thursday, March 2nd.


In groups of no more then 2 students each you are going do your first "self-teach". You are going to select one of the policies/organizations/branches of government, etc. that are drastically different in Canada as compared to the United States.


Your presentation could include a PowerPoint, video, poster, pamphlets or handouts, etc. Or, you could do all of the above, there is no combination unacceptable! The more work you put in, the more "impressed" I will be!

In paper form you must provide me with a title and a works cited page giving credit to where you found your information and what you used. Also attached should be a brief paragraph describing "how" you found your information and findings.

As stated in class you will be graded on your delivery of the material, mechanics, use of pictures and/or video, and content.



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