Poster Project - rubric, student examples, instructions, tips, and more.
In all of my first year undergraduate classes I employ creative assignments as a way to engage my students in the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. I always find these assignments rewarding for my students - a helpful way to study, a different type of assignment, a way to engage visual learners, and I am always surprised by their work.
An added bonus is these assignments are a great alternative to essays!!
In order for your students to excel in this activity, they need to see examples and understand how they will be graded.
Included in this unit are the following:
➢ Two rubrics that show students what is expected in their finished product. There are two versions - one with philosophy and one without. THE RUBRIC IS EDITABLE SO YOU MAY ADAPT IT TO YOUR CLASSES!
➢ Instructions that I give my own students - also in an editable format - this is the template that I use on Google Classroom. There is a link on page 27 - open the link and download the instructions as a PDF if you are not posting the assignment online.
➢ Instructions for teachers.
➢ Examples from different sites where students may create their posters.
➢ Tips for students and teachers.
➢ Student examples - I use student examples from previous semesters to help my class understand my expectations. There are 14 included here from first and second year University students.
➢ An excellent example of a citation page. This example also shows how the student was incredibly thoughtful and focused on even the smallest details in the creation of her poster.
➢ Please note that I encourage my students to use images in the public domain, but sometimes they do use images that are have copyright attached. This project also goes well with a lesson on copyright - especially digital copyright. The posters I have included may only be shown in your classroom. The posters that I put on the cover have some details removed and, as far as I am able to discover, the images used on the cover are all in the public domain. The images used in the other posters may have copyright attached. Copying any part of this product and placing it on the Internet in any form (even a personal/classroom website) is strictly forbidden and is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
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