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EAP1686 | Professor Porges-West: Final Bee Project

This guide contains resources for students of Prof. Ileana Porges-West's EAP1686 courses


EAP1686: Professor Ileana Porges-West

Final Group Project: Assignment Deadlines

* For the most current, up-to-date assignment requirements and deadlines, please check for EAP 1686 updates on Blackboard.

Final Group Project
Date Assignment
Nov. 3rd Create a Research Question on any topic that is related to Bees. Post on Discussion Board with names of group members and sub-topics.
Nov.  17th

Complete an Annotated Bibliography, which requires the following:
i.    4 MLA Citations Per Student that answers the research question:

1.     1 Video, 
2.    1 Book/eBook, 
3.    1 MDC Database Source, and 
4.    1 Website Source.

ii.    100 words for each Source/Summary, and include the following:

1.    Author’s main point (paraphrase article)
2.    Who the author is (credentials)
3.    How the article was found: search strategy, keywords, and the reasoning for the selection

Each student is responsible for writing their own research question which will include their subtopic. Sources should answer their research question, in MLA citation format.

* If you are experiencing difficulty acquiring 4 reliable sources or locating/creating MLA citations, please schedule an appointment with a librarian so they may assist you in finding alternative sources. Please schedule appointments prior to the deadline. 

Dec.  1rst

11:59 PM

Final presentations are due by 11:59 PM

a. Oral presentation (3 minutes) answering your research question subtopic and posted on Flipgrid (individual submission).
b. Poster Template with Works Cited (group submission) as Blackboard Discussion 

Dec. 8th

Presentations will be shown during our Collaborate session and discussed on December 8, 2020. Class attendance and participation count as part of the final project.


Bee LibGuide

Link to the Bee Library Guide



Suggested Topics:

  • ‚ÄčTypes of Bees
  • Bee Behavior
  • Threats to Bee Populations
  • Bees & Culinary Uses
  • Apiculture
  • Bees in Business Applications
  • Bees in FL Agriculture
  • Bee Products in Medicine
  • Bee Products in Dentistry
  • Bees in History
  • Bees in Literature
  • World Bee Day
  • Bees in Movies & Documentaries
  • Bees in Current Events
  • Referral with librarian and tutor feedback recommended.
  • Include in your Final Presentation:
    • Works Cited Slide: Cite all your sources in an alphabetized list in MLA format