566 /AAS 406D
in West Africa
Guest Faculty: Matthew
will meet in Minor 108 for the first half of class (Matthew
Engelke's presentation), then proceed to the Digital Media
Lab for a hands-on workshop.
Appiah, In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy
of Culture (Oxford University Press, 1992), Ch.
6, Old Gods, New Worlds: 107-137
Gifford, African Christianity: Its Public Role
(Indiana University Press, 1998), Ch. 3, Ghana: 57-111.
Assignment #5 - Due
Thursday, April 19
assignment is designed to familiarize you with the criteria
that will be used to evaluate your web-based final project.
It is also intended to encourage interaction among students
as peer advisors/consultants on each other's projects. Using
the form below as a guideline and cover sheet, please evaluate
another student's project. That student will evaluate your project
as well, so be candid and constructive. The comments may be
written in note form (i.e., incomplete sentences), so long as
each point is clear.
Please bring a printout of your comments with you to class on
Thursday, April 19.
Name of Project Designer:___________________
Name of Peer Consultant:___________________
evaluate the strengths/weaknesses of the web-based project in
each of the following areas:
you tell, without asking, how to move from one page of the
site to another? Does the organization of the site make sense?
Are the links clearly marked? Do they work? Can you tell,
on any given page, where you are within the site?
the design appropriate to the subject matter? Will the target
audience find it appealing? Are the words and images legible?
Is the sound audible?
Is the theme of the project clearly stated in the introduction?
Do each of the major pages within the site have a clear purpose?
Has the author made effective use of primary sources (text,
images, sound) and secondary sources (information gleaned
from books and articles)? Are photos captioned? Are sources
Does the project make effective use of technology? Can you
suggest ways of enhancing the project through the use of technology?