Cultural EVent Essay

2368 Words Mar 3rd, 2014 10 Pages
HUM111 (Dr. Stansbury)
Assignment 3: Cultural Activity Report HUM111 Instructions; Rubric BASED on Course Guide, pp. 12-15
Due by 9am Eastern Time on Monday, March 17 (worth 100 points) As a way of experiencing the Humanities beyond your classroom, computer, and textbook, you are asked to do a certain type of “cultural activity” that fits well with our course and then report on your experience. Your instructor will require you to propose an activity and get instructor approval before you do it and report on it (students should look for any instructions in that respect). Every effort should be made to ensure that this is a hands-on experience (not a virtual one), that this activity fits the HUM
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Every report should be using at least the class text as one source for which they have a reference and one or more in-text citations. The need for referencing is limited in most cases to the class text, but certain types of activities can very well lead to needing to cite more sources. . An excellent report would make connections to things in the class text, and so would use in-text citing to specific things in the class text—and a reference to it at the end. Also, you can cite some background information that you find at other sources in print or online. Whatever sources you do use should be cited in the APA style with both in-text citations and a References) list at the end. But, keep in mind, most of your report is on what you see and hear doing this. There are events that might be exceptions, but this is the general approach here.
Visiting a Museum
It makes sense to approach a museum the way a seasoned traveler approaches visiting a city for the first time. Find out what there is available to see. In the museum, find out what sort of exhibitions are currently housed in the museum and start with the exhibits that interest you.
If there is a travelling exhibition, it’s always a good idea to see it while you have the chance. Then, if
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