Activity Showcase

Jun 6, 2021
By Donna Hunter and Sangeeta Mediratta
Mar 19, 2021
[Above: A meme created by a student in Nissa Cannon's PWR 1 class]
Nov 24, 2020
For this issue's Activity Showcase, we're pleased to spotlight a set of asynchronous multimodal activities developed by Harriett Jernigan.
Sep 4, 2020
In early summer, in response to the shift to a primarily online environment for the 2020-2021 academic year, Stanford's Registrar announced a change to
Jun 11, 2020
Overview: This activity asks students to think about the role writing can play in imagining a better world.
Mar 24, 2020
Overview: This activity asks students to experiment with high style and deliberate use of rhetorical devices in crafting a short one minute "speech-bite" pitch about their project, which they record as an audio file.
The Uprising (L'Emeute) by Honoré Daumier
Dec 9, 2019
Activity title:  Voice Warm-up Author:  Tom Freeland Course:  PWR 2
May 17, 2019
Overview: This activity introduces the concept of mining reading, a way of reading for research that asks students to mine texts for ideas and extensions for a research project.
A pile of paper zines from the 1980s and 1990s, exhibiting subversive titles
Feb 27, 2019
Overview: Students create "mini-zines" to help them conceptualize the organization and structure of their RBAs. Activity Title: Mini-Zines for RBA Structure
A white whale swims through the ocean.
Nov 19, 2018
Overview: This activity has two main goals.


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