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FYWS Instructor Toolkit - Working With the Library

Low Stake Research Assignments

"By scaffolding a number of these activities, or repeating a particular activity in different contexts, faculty members can provide students multiple opportunities to practice the research skills they will need for major course assignments and receive feedback in a non-stressful environment." (Stewart-Mailhiot)

Examples of Low Stakes Research Assignments - Table from attached PDF article

Excerpted from Stewart-Mailhiot article below.