Learn about the Indigenous heritage of the lands occupied by Santa Clara University. The SCU Native History Tour, developed in collaboration between members of San Francisco Bay Area Ohlone communities and SCU faculty, showcases the Indigenous history of the Santa Clara University campus. Clicking on the link above will bring you to Google Earth, where you can take the tour using the arrow icons in the bottom left of the window to navigate. At most stops, you can click on the images above the text for a slideshow and/or further information from Ohlone representatives.
Have students choose a figure or interactive map from a site known for its information design, such as The New York Times. Ask the students to share it with the class and evaluate it based on several criteria form the readings above.
Give you students a sample dataset -- or several datasets from which to choose -- and ask them to summarize the data in a table and a figure. Ask them to evaluate their table and figure based on the criteria in the "Inclusive Design Toolkit" and the "Ten Simple Rules" reading.
Have students create a StoryMap Tour of their hometown, the area around SCU, or related to something that they're researching.
Students (individually or in teams) create a culminating poster to communicate their final project for the course. The class poster session includes short presentations by each student or team.