Implementing a "Weekly Web Link" Assignment

“Staying up-to-date with current events should be an important goal for students, especially in their chosen field of expertise, but busy schedules may not permit them to do so. This also applies to educators with heavy teaching loads and busy schedules beyond the confines of their offices. Instructors can promote currency of news events in their students by implementing a “Weekly Web Link” assignment in their courses. Submitting a weekly web link can serve several purposes beyond keeping abreast of current events.”

Read article at: Teaching with Technology Today

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Published in: on April 27, 2007 at 1:37 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. I have a discussion board assignment in my Intro Geology classes that encourages a similar use of writing about current events in Geology. But I also provide my students with a firehose to sip from. Your students may find this useful, too.


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