Assignment Library Tag: Group Project

Heritage Minute Assignment

Description In this assignment, students analyze a Canadian Heritage Minute (explained below) as a situated claim about Canadian identity. They are responsible for determining what the Minute is trying to say about Canada, and identifying what aspects of the event/topic were left out to make this claim. The goal is for students to understand that… Read more »

Business Administration and Business Ethics Linked Assignments

*This submission features the work of Carlos Brocatto but is part of a joint submission developed by a three-person team, as reflected in the citation above.* Description The assignments link three courses at Middlesex Community College: (BUS 110 – Introduction to Business and BUS 210 – Principles of Management) in the Business Administration Department and a course… Read more »

Business Administration and Business Ethics Linked Assignments

*This submission features the work of James Dottin but is part of a joint submission developed by a three-person team, as reflected in the citation above.* Description The assignments link three courses at Middlesex Community College: (BUS 110 – Introduction to Business and BUS 210 – Principles of Management) in the Business Administration Department and a… Read more »

Business Administration and Business Ethics Linked Assignments

*This submission features the work of Robert Awkward but is part of a joint submission developed by a three-person team, as reflected in the citation above.* Description The assignments link three courses at Middlesex Community College: (BUS 110 – Introduction to Business and BUS 210 – Principles of Management) in the Business Administration Department and a… Read more »

Beautiful Biological Questions

Description This is a series of assignments designed to help students in a biology course for non-majors answer “beautiful biological questions” (BBQ).  Students move through a series of these questions in order to construct an answer to the “Big BBQ,” How do you distinguish science from pseudoscience?  Included are individual and team process assignments through… Read more »

Rebuilding After the Apocalypse

Description This assignment uses a social science perspective to help students think about the building blocks of a society. The idea at the foundation of the assignment is to encourage the students to move beyond what we learned in the classroom and apply these concepts to real world issues. In their assignment, students are expected… Read more »

The Solutions to Poverty Project

Description The Solutions to Poverty Project engages an entire class of undergraduate students in identifying causes of and developing potential solutions to reducing poverty that are supported by empirical research, and framed within a family resource management perspective and Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory. The overall goal is to increase students’ critical thinking about the topic of poverty… Read more »

Bookends: Connecting Communication and Community from Gateway to Capstone

Description “Bookends” is actually two assignments linked together to assess programmatic learning outcomes related to “applied and collaborative learning” within a Communication Studies department.  The first assignment, which is completed in the “gateway” (the introductory course that introduces majors to the discipline), is a collaborative project in which students explore ways in which communication can… Read more »

Creative Oral Presentation in Introductory Statistics

Description This assignment is designed for an introductory statistics course at the end of the semester. Students are assigned to groups to review and prepare a presentation on key learning outcomes (concepts) in the course, including dependent t, independent t, correlation, regression, and ANOVA. The review/presentation can take the form of rap, comedy, Broadway musical, sitcom, talk… Read more »

Small Group and Team Communication Final Group Project

Description The students take what they are learning about small group communication theory in the classroom and, working in groups, apply the theories and concepts to their observations of an outside team/group. The final project includes both a paper (the requirements and corresponding rubric are included) and a presentation that the group members work on… Read more »