Introduction to Folklore
Persuasive Analysis of Folklore Texts
Create and share a persuasive analysis of folklore texts in context by using "logical reasoning and critical analysis."
Categories of Folklore, Folk Narrative, Folk Groups
Identify and remember three categories of folklore, four types of folk narrative, and eight folk groups.
Produce several brief folkloristic observations, and document those observations using established formats.
Recording and Achiving Local Traditions
Understand some methods of recording and archiving local traditions using "moral discrimination, creative imagination, and independent thought."
Prepetuating or Extinguishing Traditional Practices
Explain the choices and forces that help perpetuate or extinguish traditional practices, both locally and globally.
Theory of Folklore
Identify the shaping functions and theory of folklore.
Produce a focused fieldwork project which includes, among other requirements, an essay, collection, and consent forms created according to the William A.Wilson Folklore Archive.