Assignment Library Tag: Bachelor's

The Digital Storytelling/8 Key Questions Assignment

Description This assignment is a culmination of the skills students have developed and the knowledge they have gained over the semester in a basic communication course. For the first part of the assignment students collaborate as a team to conduct research on one of the four topics the group chooses to explore, develop actions the… Read more »

Life Story Interview

Description This project teaches psychology students to apply academic theories to the "life story" of someone they interview. Each student interviews an older relative or friend, and writes an 8-10 page paper. The paper starts with a biography of the interviewee, divided into several "chapters" ("Leaving home," "Starting a family"). Next, students analyze the life... Read more »

Field Analysis

Description In a summative assessment for an introductory sociology course, students create a field log of their everyday experience and analyze their experiences through a sociological lens. The purpose of this assessment is for students to understand themselves as actors in their society by considering the role they play in their families, workplaces, communities, campuses,… Read more »

Identifying Universal Themes in Film: Christian Allegory in Martin McDonagh’s in Bruges

Description This assignment asks students to deal with the main ideas of Christian allegory by writing a short paper exploring the characters and plot of renowned Irish/Anglo playwright and Oscar winner Martin McDonagh’s first full length film, In Bruges as a contemporary Christian allegory.┬áLecture, discussion and handouts provide support for this assignment, which is challenging… Read more »

Literary Analysis Research Essay

Description This assignment is an 8-10 page literacy research and argument essay, standard at most universities. It requires the use of at least eight outside, scholarly sources. Students work on the assignment throughout the term, and it serves as their culminating assessment for English 104, the second course in a two-course composition sequence. Background and… Read more »