Example of Student Work
Independent Research Project
To have the freedom to guide your own learning into areas that are of interest to you is empowering and a privilege.
Use this opportunity to begin brainstorming in regards to an area or topic that is of special interest to you
In order to ensure success, a few guidelines are being offered to assist you in the process:
1. The project must be music related. i.e. Music History, Genres, Song Writing, Audition Preparation, Music Business, etc.
2. The project must involve a degree of research to push your knowledge of the subject
3. The project must be measurable and well documented
What is the name of your project?
What topic do you want to know more about?
What information is relevant to what you want to know?
What information is irrelevant to what you want to know?
How will you know the difference?
Why did you choose this particular topic?
How will this topic strengthen your goals as a musician?
Do you anticipate Project A & Project B to be related or separate?
What kinds of places might hold interesting knowledge about your questions?
Whom might you want to access to better understand your interests?
Provide 3 preliminary resources you have discovered through initial exploration
Describe what you are going to need to do in what order between this proposal and the presentation(i.e. micro plan)
Creative Work and Presentation
Describe how you are going to present your project (oral, written, multimedia presentation, artifacts, performance, etc.)
What specifically will make your project a success?
Fill out the Proposal Rubric either in Notability or PDF(rotate clockwise)
Completely=5, Sufficiently=3, Partially=1, Total=40
Identified an Interesting & Measurable Question/Topic
Justified Application of Project to Benchmark Goals
Pondered Resource Harvesting
Identified Multiple Sources to Aid in the Research
Developed an Estimated Timeline and Sequential Plan
Established a Plan for the Presentation of Knowledge
Predicted Variables of Success
Completed Proposal Rubric
To receive credit for this assignment please submit the URL of your Unit 7 ePortfolio in On-Campus by the indicated due date