1. Audience: Why does the podcast hold my attention and keep me listening? Does the podcast cover a topic I am especially interested in and in a way that other news outlets or sources do not or cannot? Is the podcast something that my friends and I listen to? Does the podcast you chose provide a model for how to appeal to an audience?
2. Structure: What is the overall structure of the podcast. What sorts of segments make up the overall podcast? How are those segments arranged? Do the hosts announce the transition from one segment to the next? Why is the overall structure effective? Does the podcast provide a structural model?
3. Segments: What sorts of segments are used? Does the podcast provide a model for segment order?
4. Audio: what audio cues are used in the podcast? Are the cues consistent throughout? Is the volume consistent across the whole podcast? Does the podcast provide a model for the types of audio cues?
5. Conclusion: How does the podcast concludes? Do hosts announce what to expect on the podcast to follow? Is there outgoing audio cues or music? Does the podcast provide a model for how to conclude?
Part III: Rhetorical Analysis of Podcast
Your final project teams are listed below. For this assignment, click on your name/team link, which directed you to a Google Doc. Each of you need to analyze a podcast of your choice according to the prompts in the Doc.
For full attendance and participation for 24 October 2017, please complete the following
1. Watch Walking Dead, Ep. 1
2. Watch the video lecture below
3. Complete your assigned portion of the Group Sequence Analysis worksheet in your team Google Doc
Part II. Class Plan Video
The video covers the following topics:
1. Housekeeping: Title your papers
2. Model “Sequence Analysis” of Walking Dead, Ep. 1 cold open. A Sequence Analysis is a technique used to close read film/TV for theme and form (i.e.Composition, Sound, Photography, Editing, Audience Address, Acting Style, and/or Costumes)
3. Final project teams and how to access/complete the Google Doc activity: collaborative Sequence Analysis.
4. Overview Podcast assignment and what to expect from class, which is FACE TO FACE on Thursday, Oct 26
Part III: Collaborative Sequence Analysis
Your final project teams are listed below. For this assignment, click on your name/team link, which directed you to a Google Doc. Please note that the scene you have been assigned is listed at the top of the Doc. As specified in the Doc, only complete the portion of the Sequence Analysis assigned to you.