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Message from: Martin Roberts (
About: Presentations/Papers guidelines

Sat, 24 Feb 1996 10:03:31 -0500

I'd like to schedule student presentations and papers for the rest of the
semester at next Tuesday's class. Here are the guidelines:

1. Presentations should be between 15 and 20 minutes long and will usually
be done in pairs.

2. The presentation can be on a subject of your choice, but should
preferably address some aspect or issue relating to the film/director/topic
we're discussing that week.

3. Each person will write up his/her paper afterwards, which will be due
in class the week after your presentation.

4. If your paper falls due the same week as either the mid-term or the
final set papers, you'll get an automatic extension (on your paper, not the
set paper).

5. Students will receive the same grade for their class presentation, but
separate grades for the paper; the presentation and the paper grade will
then be combined into an overall grade for the two.

Before Tuesday's class, check your schedule and try to decide which 2 weeks
you'd prefer to do your presentation, and we'll try to accommodate everyone
at the class.

I'm expecting presentations to begin the week after this Tuesday, but if a
couple of you would like to talk about the Sembene films we've seen so far
at Tuesday's class, please contact me asap.


-- Martin Roberts

Martin Roberts
Foreign Languages, MIT
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-4536 (voice)

(617) 258-6189 (fax)

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