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FYS: Breaking Bad (Etzler)

This is a course guide for the First Year Seminar "Breaking Bad" taught by Dr. Etzler.

Welcome!

Welcome to the LibGuide for the First Year Seminar:

Breaking Bad

This guide is meant to help you develop the skills and tools to accomplish your course objectives:

  • To reflect on significant questions about yourself, your community, and your world.
  • To develop the capacity to read and think critically.
  • To develop the capacity to write clear and persuasive expository and argumentative essays with an emphasis on thesis formation and development.
  • To gain an understanding of basic principles of oral communication as they apply to classroom discussion.
  • To understand the liberal arts as a vital and evolving tradition and to see yourself as agents within that tradition.
  • To develop capacities for careful and open reflection on questions of values and norms.
  • To develop the ability to carry out research for the purpose of inquiry and to support claims.

The library (and your librarian) are here to help you! Use us early and often!

Databases & Video Sources

Additional Film Research Sources

Looking for reviews of a film?  The following databases and print resources will lead you to film and motion picture reviews.  

When studying film, primary sources include not only the film itself but analyzing the cultural scene and film artifacts (press releases, media kits) at the time that the film was made. Search the databases below to find magazine, newspaper, and other news/information sources that were published when the film was released.  

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