Topics in Early Television History, Theory and Aesthetics, 1948-1968
Five components are included in this research report:
1. Project Topic Proposal
2.Critical Essay, 10-15 pages, double-spaced, typed.
A careful and thorough examination of your topic, including a brief history, background and contextual information, identification of issues, and significance (see below) of your study.
Your topic must include the following:
a. Staying Power i.e., your choice had lasting impact on media history/culture,
b. Evidence of experimentation or invention within the medium,
c. Archival Significance i.e., spotlights aspects of early television history that may have been neglected or forgotten,
d. Contribution to your personal study agenda (be it technical, conceptual, or theoretical).
3. Annotated Bibliography (minimum: 6 books, 9 articles)
4. Abstract Presentations: 10 minute oral report i.e., summary of your project/concept supported by audio/visual materials with the full report available on your blog.