Project Topic Mind Map
The University of Texas at Brownsville
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This map assignment is used in my undergraduate science course to help students generate ideas on their term paper topic.
Lower level earth science course, generally for non-majors.
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
How the activity is situated in the course
First assignment for term paper.
Content/concepts goals for this activity
Interactions between topic ideas.
Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity
Visualization of relationships.
Other skills goals for this activity
Description of the activity/assignment
Determining whether students have met the goals
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