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The Eloquent Letter

Description Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” The Eloquent Letter is an authentic, adaptable assignment for acquiring critical skills: identifying and researching social problems, examining value systems and diverse perspectives, communicating effectively, and proposing solutions based on common ground. Moving beyond traditional argumentation essays and debates, this project situates activism and writing “in… 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 »

Food Safety Manual

Description The assignment is a Food Safety Manual that students create to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of concepts taught throughout their course, drawing on current research to ensure their manual is up to date and relevant to their chosen audience. Students can create a manual for food service employees at any type of food… Read more »