This website explains to students why studying religion is important, encouraging students to consider Religion as a minor or major. It is set up like a counseling website for high school and undergraduate students. It would also be useful for instructors who want their students to consider religion when completing research projects.
Type of Material:
Reference material and website for recruiting Religious Studies majors
Undocumented findings except for last module, “Where Do I start”
Could be used as homework
Works in Google Chrome. Requires Flash.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Students will learn why the study of religion is important. Students will learn about the important issues in Religious Studies being intoduced to multiple types of careers.
Target Student Population:
High school(AP) and undergraduates
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Basic Computer skills
This product performs an excellent job of providing comprehensive answers to questions students might have about studying religion. It provides links and further reading to help students get started in considering religion as a major.
It seems like the bibliography could be more in depth (providing dates of the publications).
Here are so many broken links as to be extremely frustrating and unusable to the user.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Students could learn a lot in a short time with this website
There are so many broken links as to be extremely frustrating and unusable to the user.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Appealing layout and easy to use.
This is a lot of text--it would be great to have embedded videos or more imagery. Instead of all this text, a bit of narration or interviews with current Religious Studies majors might make the site more engaging.
In addition, there are so many broken links as to be extremely frustrating and unusable to the user.
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