Here is an overview of the different types of assignments in the course. You can find the detailed directions for the assignments in the modules where they are assigned.

Discussion Activities

The discussion activities provide you with an opportunity to deeply reflect on the readings assigned to each module and apply them to a problem. They can help prepare you for the projects and the proctored assessments. Online discussion allows time to weave your thoughts and reflect on the readings, your experiences, and the responses of fellow classmates. All responses on the discussion board are required to be thoughtful, reflective, and concise.

Learning Curve Assignments

Learning Curve assignments are adaptive quizzes that help you to better understand key concepts and theories in each chapter. Completing all required Learning Curve assignments will help you to master course content and be better prepared for assessments.

Written Assignments/Essays

The written assignments and essays will help you apply and communicate in writing what you have learned in class.

Proctored Assessments

The proctored assessments allow you to demonstrate your mastery of the course knowledge. You can find the information on how to take proctored assessments in the Taking Proctored Assessments section of the Syllabus.