Welcome to Fall ONLINE Film Studies 2019!


Cinema Department; Women's and Gender Studies

Office: Cloud 126 (Ocean Campus)

Mailbox: C26

Email: msullivan@ccsf.edu

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Log-in Instructions

Go to the RAM ID Portal and Login.

Username: CCSF ID, examples: W12345678 or @12345678

Your Canvas password is your RAM ID password.

Instructions for new students

Once logged in, Click on the Canvas Tile.

Shortcut: Login directly to Canvas.

Canvas Support Hotline (844) 592-2198 available 24/7.

Canvas Student Guide

Online Learning

What are the real challenges encountered by both new and experienced online students, and how can you be successful? Tune into this short tutorial video to help debunk common myths about online learning.

What Makes a Successful Online Learner? Valuable tips for success and what to expect.


I am excited to have you in my online class in film studies. and am looking forward to working with you this upcoming semester. In this introduction I will provide you with a little information to help get you on your way. If you are new to online education first take a look at the ONLINE videos above!

The films for the course are available as streaming resources that are accessible for each module on Canvas with your RAM ID and password. Films may include adult content (profanity, violence, illicit drug use and/or explicit sexual content). Please check with instructor regarding this if you have questions.

Required Software

Adobe Reader

Flash Player

Day Class Begins: September 3

Day Class Ends: December 20

Last Day to Add Sept 6

Last day to drop full-term coursework units without a "W" Sept 6

Last Day to Drop Sept 11 with partial refund

Last Day to Opt for Pass/No Pass: Sept 19

Mid-Term for this class: Oct 14

First day Mid-Term grades available on WEB4: October 29

Holiday, Veterans Day (College Closed, No Classes Held) Nov 11

Holiday, Thanksgiving (College Closed, No Classes Held) Nov 28 – Dec 1

Final Exam Date: Dec 20

Final grades available on WEB4 Jan 4 2020

Drop Policy

Last Day to Drop Sept 11

Pass‐No Pass (P/NP)

Last Day to Opt for Pass/No Pass: Sept 19

The class can be taken P/NP. The option must be made by the deadline, and can be done online with Web4 or by filing the P/NP form with Admissions and Records. The Pass option requires a grade of C or better and the No Pass option is given with a grade below C. It is not possible to change this option once it is made for a letter grade.

Instructor Contact

Please contact me at msullivan@mail.ccsf.edu or the course Inbox on Canvas.

I will respond within 48 hours (M-F).

Instructor Announcements on Canvas

Please check the “Announcements” page in Canvas regularly throughout the semester. You can receive these by creating Notification Preferences. Any changes to the course outline and up to date information will be made available.


Students who fail to log-in to an online class after the first week will be dropped from the course. Students who do not complete the first three modules during the first week of class may be dropped.

Late Policy

In an effort to create a fair, equitable learning context for all students, I will allow a "24-hour late period" for late homework submitted at half credit. No late exams are allowed.


The midterm and final will be made available in advance of their respective due dates on Canvas.

Grading Policy

See “Grades” in Canvas to keep track of your grades. Please allow up to a week for each module to get your assignments returned.

Final grades will be assigned according to the quality and accuracy of submitted work, participation in discussions and attendance.

A 100-90%

B 89-80%

C 79-70%

D 69-60%


An “FW” grade is given if a student stopped attending a course after the “last day to withdraw” deadline and did not submit any further work. AN FW grade may affect residency and financial aid status.

I There are no incomplete grades.

Student Code of Conduct

Students who register in CCSF classes are required to abide by the CCSF Student Code of Conduct. Violation of the code is basis for referral to the Student Conduct Coordinator or dismissal from the course or CCSF. See the Office of Student Affairs .

Paraphrasing or copying material word for is academic dishonesty and no credit will be given if proper citation of work is given.

Plagiarism check

Research and citation resources.

Disabled Students Programs & Services

If you need accommodations because of a disability please email me as soon as possible. Kanopy can provide captions for any assigned film that does not already have closed captioning. Students seeking disability related accommodations are encouraged to also register with Disabled Students Programs and Services located in Room 323 of the Rosenberg Library (415) 452-5481. Please see the DSPS website for more information and alternate locations

DSPS Accommodations

Students with disabilities who need academic accommodations should request them from the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) located in the Rosenberg Library, Room 323 on the Ocean Campus. Telephone: 415-452- 5481 (V) 415-452-5451 (TDD).

CCSF welcomes all Veterans and has extensive resources: Veterans Academic Counseling, VA Certification and the SF VA Student Veteran Health Program, and the Veteran Resource Center and CCSF Veterans Alliance.

Visit Cloud 333 for Veterans Services (Ocean Campus)

VETS Counselors: Telephone: 415-239-3486 ; veterans@ccsf.edu

The mission of the Homeless At-Risk Transitional Students Program is to remove barriers to academic success for students who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing housing insecurity.

Visit HARTS at the Student Union MLK Center (Ocean Campus) Basement Room B.

Telephone: (415) 452-5355

This online course was created by Professor Kevin Sherman.

Macbeth Orson Wells movie premiere
Orson Welles still Macbeth
“Voodoo Macbeth” Excerptfrom We Work Again (1937)Production Company: U.S. Works Progress Administration. Transfer Note:Copied from a 35mm positive preprint preserved by the National Archives and Records Administration. Running Time: 4 minutes.Featured in Treasures from American Film Archives: Encore Edition.