Assignment Library Tag: Intellectual Skills

“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 »

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 »

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… Read more »