Assignment Library Tag: Group Project

The Globally Effective Citizen (GEC 314)

Description The Globally Effective Citizen (GEC 314) explores the incredibly diverse world of indigenous people, and examines the juxtaposition of the Western worldview with the world inhabited by indigenous people. We examine this relationship within historical, political, geographical, cultural and environmental contexts. This assignment draws on evidence from two main sources: one, a position paper… Read more »

Strategy Term Project – Business Analysis Report

Description The Business Analysis Report is a group project introduced in the beginning of the semester and culminating at the end with a formal written report and presentation. It represents a significant portion of the grade for the Business Policy and Strategy course—the capstone for the School of Business and Economics. It is designed to… 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 »

What’s the Relationship? Are Those Behaviors Really Related? Correlational Research Assignment

Description This assignment is used in Psychology 138: Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences. It is the culminating activity for the unit on correlational research, which is covered in the middle of the semester. The assignment originally was developed in FY13 as part of an AAC&U Quality Collaboratives partnership between Middlesex and UMass Lowell that focuses… Read more »

Enzyme Kinetics and Reversible Inhibitors

Description​ This assignment is for an upper level biochemistry course. It uses enzyme kinetics to assess quantitative literacy and the student’s ability to translate mathematical relationships into biochemical processes. The first part can be done in groups (for larger classes) or individually. The second part is an exam question that is used for individual assessment.… Read more »

Group Project: Quantitative Literacy – Data Analysis

Description This assignment is used in Introduction to Criminal Justice, about five weeks into the semester when students have been introduced to a number of key concepts in the field, including the national crime rate, sociological factors impacting criminal activity and crime mapping.  It is a group project and requires that students demonstrate computer/information literacy–a… Read more »