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Presenting Who  I Am
Today… <ul><li>Introduce the final coursework – creative presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Look at some exempla work </li></u...
Presenting Who I Am <ul><li>Taking the ‘Individual’ of site A and the ‘Cultural Practices’ of site B and combining them to...
Presenting Who I Am <ul><li>Use  two  of Communication and Cultures four key concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Identity </li></ul...
Presenting Who I Am <ul><li>Presentation involving  sound  and  Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Your audience are your classmates...
<ul><li>This will be first a process of critical analysis to explore your key concepts and show what you have learnt so fa...
<ul><li>Focus is on personal and cultural  identity  and the  value  given to cultural activities; their  representation  ...
Formats <ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>WIX </li></ul>
<ul><li>You will be wanting to put across ideas, images, stories, concepts and theory </li></ul><ul><li>This can translate...
<ul><li>We can loosely use Gofman’s model of self-presentation as a starting point to look at ways of exploring who we are...
<ul><li>Think of Gofman’s theory in terms of a relationship between Self, Society  and Identity </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. Who...
<ul><li>Using some or all of these ask yourself the question Who I am?... </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a Cultural studies...
<ul><li>Focus is on personal and cultural  identity  and the  value  given to cultural activities; their  representation  ...
<ul><li>Value </li></ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul><ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Power </li></ul><ul><li>‘Who I...
<ul><li>Who I am as a Cultural studies lecturer =  Me teaching you: transferring of knowledge or of the status-quo POWER &...
<ul><li>SHOW AND TELL </li></ul><ul><li>FOCUS AREA: Me as a Comms and Culture lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>(What it means… t...
<ul><li>WHAT AM I GOING TO LOOK AT (CONTEXT/THEMES)? How teaching has the power to shape new and exciting ideas or to keep...
<ul><li>WHAT DO I HAVE TO TELL (BIG IDEAS/ARGUMENTS)? That education could  keep people behaving in a way that society wan...
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  1. 1. Presenting Who I Am
  2. 2. Today… <ul><li>Introduce the final coursework – creative presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Look at some exempla work </li></ul><ul><li>Do activities to get us thinking about what shape our work will take and how to apply key concepts to it </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss possible formats </li></ul><ul><li>Go through brief and ensure dates etc are understood </li></ul>
  3. 3. Presenting Who I Am <ul><li>Taking the ‘Individual’ of site A and the ‘Cultural Practices’ of site B and combining them to ask ‘Who I am, in a cultural context’ </li></ul><ul><li>This means focusing on ourselves as a product of cultural practices </li></ul>
  4. 4. Presenting Who I Am <ul><li>Use two of Communication and Cultures four key concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Value </li></ul><ul><li>Power </li></ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Presenting Who I Am <ul><li>Presentation involving sound and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Your audience are your classmates so it must be engaging and appealing to them </li></ul><ul><li>6 – 8 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>You are graded solely on the presentation itself </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>This will be first a process of critical analysis to explore your key concepts and show what you have learnt so far, followed by a bringing to life of those concepts in an audio visual show </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Focus is on personal and cultural identity and the value given to cultural activities; their representation by ourselves and others and their relationship to dominant values and power in society </li></ul>
  8. 8. Formats <ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>WIX </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>You will be wanting to put across ideas, images, stories, concepts and theory </li></ul><ul><li>This can translate to (Visual); </li></ul><ul><li>Still images only </li></ul><ul><li>Moving images only </li></ul><ul><li>Both </li></ul><ul><li>And (Audio) </li></ul><ul><li>Spoken word live – required - scripted </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded word </li></ul><ul><li>Songs </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews etc </li></ul><ul><li>Can be a mixture of made and found material, primary and secondary sources </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>We can loosely use Gofman’s model of self-presentation as a starting point to look at ways of exploring who we are: </li></ul><ul><li>Persona: versions </li></ul><ul><li>Role: parts we play </li></ul><ul><li>Performance: how honestly we play </li></ul><ul><li>Staging: the set/props/costumes </li></ul><ul><li>Teams: with whom we play </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Style: idiosyncrasies </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Think of Gofman’s theory in terms of a relationship between Self, Society and Identity </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. Who I am, Who I am expected or allowed to be and Who I allow myself to be: </li></ul><ul><li>Persona: versions that are expected or I allow others to see versus the real me </li></ul><ul><li>Role: parts we play to fit with our parents as opposed to with friends or the parts we feel obliged to play to go to college and get a place at uni for example </li></ul><ul><li>Performance: how honestly we play, maybe we honestly want to live up to societies expectations or do we honestly allow ourselves to be all that we think we can </li></ul><ul><li>Etc… </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Using some or all of these ask yourself the question Who I am?... </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a Cultural studies lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a New Zealander living in England </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a photographic artist </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a fan of electro music </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a gym goer </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a youngest child </li></ul><ul><li>Think how your identities are contextualised by and in British Society in 2010 </li></ul>Persona Role Performance Staging Teams Personal Style
  13. 13. <ul><li>Focus is on personal and cultural identity and the value given to cultural activities; their representation by ourselves and others and their relationship to dominant values and power in society </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Value </li></ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul><ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Power </li></ul><ul><li>‘Who I am’ in relation to two of these? </li></ul><ul><li>Think about which two of these fit best within your individual context. </li></ul>Take you identities and apply two of the key concepts to them to create a title… ( statement not question)
  15. 15. <ul><li>Who I am as a Cultural studies lecturer = Me teaching you: transferring of knowledge or of the status-quo POWER & REPRESENTATION </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a New Zealander living in England = Foreign soil, home ground: how my culture meets yours IDENTITY & VALUE </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a photographic artist = Photographing the implausible: how I explore the space around me REPRESENTATION & IDENDITY </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am as a youngest child = Always the baby: hierarchal order and how it effects POWER & IDENTITY </li></ul>Remember that the key concepts are not exclusive
  16. 16. <ul><li>SHOW AND TELL </li></ul><ul><li>FOCUS AREA: Me as a Comms and Culture lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>(What it means… to be responsible for shaping ideas) </li></ul><ul><li>KEY CONCEPTS: Power & Representation </li></ul><ul><li>FORMAT: Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>VISUALS: Combination of made and found images </li></ul><ul><li>SOUND: Voice over, interview, music </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>WHAT AM I GOING TO LOOK AT (CONTEXT/THEMES)? How teaching has the power to shape new and exciting ideas or to keep old and stale ones in their place </li></ul><ul><li>HOW AM I GOING TO SHOW/ILLUSTRATE THIS? By showing examples of inspirational teachers, by talking to camera myself, by using popular music to talk for me, clips from film(s) </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT EVIDENCE/SUPPORT/RESOUCES WILL I LOOK FOR? Formal interviews, critical writing (by me and others), anecdotes, etc </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT AM I GOING TO CREATE? Interviews on camera and MP3 format, montage of film clips </li></ul><ul><li>HOW WILL I COMBINE THESE ELEMENTS? By making an easy to navigate simple website with intuitive links </li></ul>SHOW
  18. 18. <ul><li>WHAT DO I HAVE TO TELL (BIG IDEAS/ARGUMENTS)? That education could keep people behaving in a way that society wants or expects which may be beneficial for society but not for the individual </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT DO I HAVE TO SAY (MORE SPECIFICALLY) ABOUT THE STUFF ABOVE? That you don’t necessarily have to follow everyone else to ‘achieve’ or be ‘happy’ in life </li></ul><ul><li>HOW CAN I SEQUECE THE ELEMENTS I HAVE IDENTIFIED FOR BEST EFFECT? </li></ul><ul><li>HOW CAN I DELIVER THE TECHNICAL/THEORETICAL ANALYSIS? Through analytical writing throughout the site and a piece to camera summery </li></ul>TELL

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