Prof Sam Kleinplatz
Social Sciences/City Tech
Activity Description: Provide a brief description of the activity
Students are asked to use international research from peer reviewed Psych Journals to identify a problem and then find solutions.
Learning Goals: What do you aim to achieve with this activity?
To use open Lab concept and extend learning globally.
Timing: At what point in the lesson or semester do you use this activity? How much classroom time do you devote to it? How much out-of-class time is expected?
Mid semester. Does require weeks of research.
Logistics: What preparation is needed for this activity? What instructions do you give students? Is the activity low-stakes, high-stakes, or something else?
The assignment counts for 25 percent of their grade. Creativity, critical and ethical thinking are involved.
Assessment: How do you assess this activity? What assessment measures do you use? Do you use a VALUE rubric? If not, how did you develop your rubric? Is your course part of the college-wide general education assessment initiative?
Students are graded on format, graphics, no. of journals, use of foreign materials, presentation and legacy.
Reflection: How well did this activity work in your classroom? Would you repeat it? Why or why not? What challenges did you encounter, and how did you address them? What, if anything, would you change? What did students seem to enjoy about the activity?
They love doing it. It can stimulate more activities. Public speaking is a challenge.
Additional Information: Please share any additional comments and further documentation of the activity – e.g. assignment instructions, rubrics, examples of student work, etc. These can be links to pages or posts on the OpenLab.
Will supply rubric
Please share a helpful link to a pages or post on the OpenLab