Assignment Library Tag: Specialized Knowledge

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 »

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 »

Capstone Manuscript Speech

Description Each student takes an academic research paper that they completed for an upper division major course and turns it into a 4-6 minute manuscript speech for a general audience which is recorded and aired via our local Access television or radio station for a period of 4 weeks and then archived on the Community… Read more »

Producing Historical Knowledge

Description This assignment is intended to help students develop independent analytical skills with respect to written primary sources that are short and/or fragmentary, and to consider the way in which historical knowledge is produced. The assignment is scaffolded such that students prepare for the culminating essay through structured, collaborative activities designed to build their skills… Read more »