ETT 401A Assignments

Class Participation 150 points
As major evidence of the successful completion of this course, each student will attend and participate in class lectures, discussions, demonstrations and activities. Participation should be consistent, active, collaborative, helpful, and respectful of peers, instructor, and guest speakers. Reading assigned materials and preparing for class activities in advance as assigned are required for participation. Quality participation is characterized by:
  • active, enthusiastic participation in class discussions and activities
  • demonstrating your understanding of class readings by using course content to help explain or justify comments
  • asking thoughtful questions
  • responding to others' comments in a responsible and constructive manner
  • contributing regularly to discussion without dominating
  • thoughtful and effortful completion of ALL tasks

Media Evaluation 150 points
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You will engage in a media evaluation. You will find, create, or modify an existing evaluation instrument to evaluate your chosen medium. Please follow the direction provided in the assignment guide, rubric, and during class meetings.

Classrooms Teaching and Learning Activities Observations 200 points

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During your clinical experience, you will conduct 1 observation of classroom teaching and learning activities. It does not matter if the teacher is integrating technology in the lesson or not. Please follow the direction provided in the assignment guide, rubric, and during class meetings.

Interview a Technology Coordinator, Media Specialist, or a Principal 200 Points

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You wil conduct an interview with a technology coordinator, a media specialist, or a principal about educational use of technology. Please follow the direction provided in the assignment guide, rubric, and during class meetings.

ASSURE Project 200 points
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|Instructor Class Presentation on ASSURE Model|
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|Peer Evaluation Form (15 Points)|
Throughout the semester, each student will be a part of a group of three students that will collaboratively prepare a collaborative unit based on the ASSURE model. Please follow the direction provided in the assignment guide, rubric, and during class meetings.

ASSURE Project Presentation 100 points
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Each group will demonstrate their presentation skills and ability to effectively use a variety of media to present their lesson plans. Please follow the direction provided in the assignment guide, rubric, and during class meetings.

Last Updated January 7, 2011
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