Students may choose one of two individual projects:
- Look at different places of Progressive history at EKU, in Madison Co, and KY.
- Students are to take pics and promote the places via social media
- post a reflection on their WordPress page
- Listen to the NPR T-shirt project about the global garment industry
- Compare the events of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and the current standards
- post a reflection on WordPress page
This is not a required project but an enrichment activity for students.
The following project will be due Wednesday, Dec. 17. It will be considered as the final grade for the class and involve multiple concepts and constructs. Each student will be graded based on the scope and scale of work that they complete and not simply originality or “creativity.”
Part I Research ___/15 Points
Each student must research the concept of creativity. There will be three provided resources, NPR radio broadcast, TED Talk Video, and One article. An additional three scholarly resources must found and added to student materials. Each of these resources must be compiled into an annotated bibliography.
NPR Radio Broadcast: Among Dartmouth’s Lathes and Saws
TED Talk Ken Robinson: How Schools Kill Creativity
S-USH: The Origins of Creativity
Part II What is Creativity? ___/20 Points
Using these resources, students must then personally define what it means to be creative. This definition must be at least 500 words and include citations and examples of creative works. Student opinion is key to this definition and can not be derived exclusively from one resource.
Part III Create Something? ___/15 Points and ___/15 Points
Each student must create an original item and reflect on the creative process. You will present the product to the class and explain how your creative process works. (3-5 Mins)