Kinesiology students bring research to life in evidence-based mini-documentaries

John Coumbe-Lilley, professor in kinesiology and nutrition, recently transitioned from assigning a traditional research paper to having his students script and film short documentaries based on empirical research studies related to health and the environment. Learn about how this interactive approach engaged students as content creators, built upon their research and visual literacy skills and allowed them to share information in a concise and entertaining format. View student videos and read more about the implementation of the assignment.

Contact Annie Armstrong, Coordinator of Library Instruction, Richard J. Daley Library at annie@uic.edu if you would like the library to feature an innovative research project you’ve assigned in your class, or if you have questions about instructional support offered by the UIC Library.

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