Assignment Library Tag: Sequenced/scaffolded Assignments

Media Law Newscast Assignment

Description The Media Law Newscast Assignment is a research-based production where students work in small groups to research, analyze, and frame a current issue in media law. Each group of 4-5 students produces a 4-6 minute audio or audio-visual news segment to present their research to the class. The learning objectives for this assignment include:… Read more »

A Scaffolded Baccalaureate Nursing Capstone Course in an Online Program

Description This is an assignment for a final research paper, which is the culmination of a series of assignments done during an 8-week, online capstone course. In the first week, students are asked to present three research topics for consideration. Each must include the components of patient safety, nursing ethics, and nursing theory. Based on… Read more »

Final Research Project: Information Technology/Business Research PowerPoint Presentation

Description This assignment is the final project in an Introduction to Computer Information Systems course that aims to provide students with skills in applications including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and fundamental knowledge of the concepts that underpin information technology and how these concepts relate to business concerns. It requires students to research an IT topic… Read more »

Public Relations Group Project Assignment

Description Students in my Public Relations class work in teams to create fictional non-profits to address a particular social issue or problem.┬áThe assignment is for a sophomore/junior level Public Relations course. The assignment is introduced on the first day of the course. Teams are created and the assignment will be worked on throughout the course… Read more »

Understanding Historiography through an Annotated Bibliography: Scaffolded Learning for a Capstone Research Project

Description Designed by librarians who support the senior capstone course for history majors, this sequenced set of mini-assignments is intended to provide the structure and support to help students develop the research skills they need to complete the original research project/paper required in the capstone course. There are three parts: the development of a bibliography,… Read more »