Assignment Library Tag: Specialized Knowledge

Capstone Project: Mathematics Across Disciplines

Description This senior thesis assignment is intended for mathematics majors. It requires students to integrate coursework, knowledge, and skills to demonstrate a broad mastery of a specific topic within the mathematic discipline and apply the topic to an entirely different discipline. Background and Context This is a senior thesis assignment. This assignment is intended for… Read more »

“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 »

Your Philanthropic Autobiography

Description This assignment presents students with an opportunity to compose an autobiography of how their lives intersect with philanthropic organizations through a 3-page essay by combining the powerful practice of storytelling through autobiography to explore students’ own personal connections to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. Background and Context This assignment relates to at least three… Read more »