Assignment Library Tag: Associate

Connections beyond the Classroom: Applied Learning in a Capstone Presentation

Description The Associate level portfolio presentation is designed to measure applied learning and is organized around three educated citizen outcomes: reflective individual, effective communicator, and change agent. The Bachelor’s level capstone presentation is also designed to examine students’ development as educated citizens. Aggregate data from these assignments is used to measure overall student progression regarding… Read more »

Understanding Historiography through an Annotated Bibliography: Scaffolded Learning for a Capstone Research Project

Description Designed by librarians who support the senior capstone course for history majors, this sequenced set of mini-assignments is intended to provide the structure and support to help students develop the research skills they need to complete the original research project/paper required in the capstone course.  There are three parts: the development of a bibliography,… Read more »

Historic Design Inspiration Board

Description The assignment introduces first semester students to the research and analytical skills required to create a visual storyboard or mood board. Students undertake a trip to a medieval museum collection and research material on an artifact of their choice. They create a storyboard from the images and analyze them for color, mood and texture,… Read more »

Group Town Hall Project

Description This community-based group project is based on the Future Leaders Town Hall, a forum held twice per year that engages Arizona college students in discussions to address issues – and solutions – of local relevance. For this project, students take part in the Town Hall event and then spend several weeks working in groups… Read more »

Design and Color Trend Development

Description This assignment requires students to create a trend book (multi-page storyboard) and develop a design collection based on the book. Students scan the environment to discover a current theme that is influencing society. Students gather and evaluate information across multiple and diverse resources to identify, define and defend a current trend and color story.… Read more »