Film Review on the film Surviving Progress

Science

Watch the film “Surviving Progress” and post a response to the following questions:

Surviving Progress: http://thoughtmaybe.com/surviving-progress/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

1) What does progress mean to you? Did this film change your perception of “progress”? Why or why not? Point to specific examples in the film

2) How do you think the concept of “progress” interacts with the concept of “sustainability”? Point to specific examples from the film and your own experiences

3) How does this film relate (or not relate) to topics and materials we have discussed so far (Weeks 6-10) in class? Give specific examples and please cite your sources (APA or MLA—just be consistent).

Start your paper with a brief overview of the film and your general impressions, then move into discussing the three key questions. Your paper should end with a 1-2 paragraph summary of your major points and conclusions.

Your paper should be between 700-1000 words (not including references).

Film Review Grading Rubric

Criteria

Assessment

Promptness and Initiative

Paper turned in on time (due 12/05/16 @ 11:59 pm PST–I will not accept papers after 12/07/16 @ 11:59 pm PST)

5.0 pts

Mechanics of Writing

Perfect grammar, no misspellings, professional format, references cited (APA or MLA is fine—just be consistent)

5.0 pts

Relevance of Examples

Provides clear and articulate examples from both the film (question #1 & #2) and course materials (question #3) to support one’s points of view.

10 pts

Critical Thinking/Analysis

Demonstrates through writing and selection of course materials the ability to explore, explain and/or expand upon the issue(s) identified in the film. 10 pts

Total Points: 30

Rubric

Film Review #2 Rubric

Film Review #2 Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Paper turned in on time (due Monday of finals week @ 11:59 pm PST)

5.0 pts Full Marks

0.0 pts No Marks

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Perfect grammar, no misspellings, professional format, references cited (APA or MLA is fine—just be consistent)

5.0 pts Full Marks

0.0 pts No Marks

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Provides clear and articulate examples from both the film (question #1 & #2) and course materials (question #3) to support one’s points of view.

10.0 pts Full Marks

0.0 pts No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Demonstrates through writing and selection of course materials the ability to explore, explain and/or expand upon the issue(s) identified in the film.

10.0 pts Full Marks

0.0 pts No Marks

10.0 pts

Total Points: 30.0

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