Assignment Library Tag: Applied and Collaborative Learning

“SEES” the Problem: A Critical Thinking Strategy for Solving Word Problems in Math

Description The “SEES” strategy is a step-by-step methodology that is intended to help undergraduate math students solve real-world application problems. Real-world application problems in math, often called word problems, generally prove to be difficult for undergraduate students, requiring practice in a specific set of problem-solving skills. The implementation of the “SEES” strategy which is outlined… Read more »

The Pathophysiology of High Blood Pressure

Description This assignment is designed for pathophysiology students close to the end of the course. These students are primarily in a BSN (Bachelor Degree Nursing) program, and they take pathophysiology as one of their last General Education courses before starting their professional Nursing program. The assignment is primarily to assess higher order learning outcomes. Background… Read more »

Semester Research Project in Applied Business Statistics

Description The purpose of the assignment is to have students develop and execute a research project in applied statistics using large publicly available data sets. The work of the assignment includes hypothesis generation, data visualization, statistical testing, and analysis. In addition to writing an analytic narrative of their work, students will be required to disseminate… Read more »

Your Philanthropic Autobiography

Description This assignment presents students with an opportunity to compose an autobiography of how their lives intersect with philanthropic organizations through a 3-page essay by combining the powerful practice of storytelling through autobiography to explore students’ own personal connections to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. Background and Context This assignment relates to at least three… Read more »

Developing and Hosting an Online Lesson

Description This assignment–Developing and Hosting an Online Lesson–is the signature project in the second to the last course in the Masters in Teaching and Learning with Technology program. It asks students to develop a robust educational learning module and then host it on a website. A culminating activity in the program, it is intended to… Read more »