Political Science

Sample Assignment: Political Science

(Who Am I?, Ethan Murray, Spring 2014)


Project Type: Identity Politics Video

Submitted by: Dr. Vanessa Bouché

Class: POSC 31533 (American Identity Politics)

Time Commitment: More than 5 weeks

Difficulty: Beginner – no prior experience necessary.

Assignment description

Students created videos that applied key identity theories covered in class to understand their political attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.

Necessary tools

Personal Computer
Video camera
Still camera
Voice recording device
Moviemaker, iMovie, or Final Cut X

Downloadable assignment materials

Assignment Sheet
Rubric or Grading Criteria

Student Sample
Ethan Murray’s “Who Am I?” video, spring 2014