City-Centered Research Assignments - Faculty Guide
This guide provides resources and information for designing city-centered research assignments.
This page provides a list of assignment ideas (beyond the traditional research paper) that can be adapted to city-centered research assignments for any subject area.
Alternatives to Research Papers
The suggestions below were complied from various academic libraries:
- Use Blogs and Wiki's to encourage collaboration and discussion during the research process.
- Research logs/journals
- Assign research teams
- Mini Conference or Student Poster Sessions
- Have students write a literature review on a topic
- Have students write a news article on a topic
- Develop a timeline