Introduction to Events


Select an event that you can attend in person to observe and record what happens between now and week 11. Prepare a case study using what you have learned from observation, research and in class, to describe the event in detail:

How it was actually staged?

Who were the major stakeholders?

Introduction to EventsWhat were the various tasks, roles or jobs involved in making the event happen? (Observe as many tasks, roles or jobs as you can and don’t forget things like waste disposal – e.g. garbage bins and toilets; How did the event impact the community?

Did the event live up to the media and marketing hype you researched for your wiki?

1,500 word essay supported with at least 5 photos taken by you and placed either in-text or in an Appendix

1,000 Photo-essay, see below for guidance. 5 to 6 minute video: shot, edited and narrated by you.  slide PowerPoint with images and audio narration by you.

Prezi combining at least 10 images and 1000 words of written content.

What is a Photo-Essay?

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What is Prezi?

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Three important things for you to remember:

  1. Make sure there is pictorial evidence of you attending the event _id=_2498847_1&mode=reset

Criteria for assessment (See marking Rubric below):

Content, Audience and Purpose Knowledge and Understanding

Critical reasoning, presentation and defence of an argument and/or position Use of academic discipline, convention and sources of evidence












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