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LP English - Design Thinking Research Project: Assignment

This guide gathers together information for the LP English Research Project.

Design Thinking Research Project

LP Language - Spring Semester 2023


The Challenge: With your team of 2-3 members, engage in the research process to explore the following question: 

How can we gain a deeper understanding of the human experience through our observations, experience and knowledge? 

Learning Goals:

  • Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
  • Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and the conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
  • Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research

The Map of Understanding: