(Done Paper) Research an issue related to one of topics focused on in your readings for this course. Reflect on past courses and current learning to identify an aspect of technology which could improve the current condition of the researched

(Done Paper) Research an issue related to one of topics focused on in your readings for this course. Reflect on past courses and current learning to identify an aspect of technology which could improve the current condition of the researched

Research an issue related to one of topics focused on in your readings for this course. Reflect on past courses and current learning to identify an aspect of technology which could improve the current condition of the researched issue. Write a 4-6 page paper (APA title page, in-text citations, works cited page) which addresses the following:

  1. Identify the issue selected to research.
  2. Present the findings of your research include why the issue is one that could/needs to be addressed with technology.
  3. Identify how technology could improve or address the issue; include examples of specific tools, hardware, applications, programs, etc. and how they would be utilized to address the issue.
  4. Create an example or detailed outline detailing how the technology would be utilized.
  5. Identify how success of the technology application to the issue would be determined.
  6. How does your research and application of technology address this program’s essential question?
  7. Design a 5-7 minute presentation captured as a screencast to present the content of your paper.

 

Rubrics

 

Assignment #5: Technology and Diversity in Education (150 Points)
Criteria

(Total points)

Exemplary Proficient Competent Unsatisfactory
Content ( 100 pts.)
Completeness

(20 pts.)

The assignment meets all required elements. (20-19) The assignment is complete in most respects; includes 75% or more of the required elements but is incomplete.   (18-17) This assignment meets 51-74% of the required elements and is incomplete. (16-15) The assignment meets fewer than half of the requirements   (14-0)
Clarity of purpose of technology, utilization of technology and determination of success

(10 pts/concept; 30 pts.)

The assignment (paper and presentation) reflects an exemplary level of clarity regarding the clarity of the technology purpose, process of technology utilization and determination of success; the audience is left with no ambiguity. (30-28) The assignment (paper and presentation) reflects a proficient level of clarity regarding the clarity of the technology purpose, process of technology utilization and determination of success; the audience is left with little ambiguity. (27-25) The assignment (paper and presentation) reflects a basic level of clarity regarding the technology purpose, process of technology utilization and determination of success; references were general/vague. (24-22) The assignment (paper and presentation) does not reflect reflects a basic level of clarity regarding the technology purpose, process of technology utilization and determination of success. References were too vague or not evident. (21-0)
Research or data supporting the initiative

(30 pts.)

The presentation reflects an exemplary level of research and application of the data/research gathered. (30-28) The presentation reflects a proficient level of of research and application of the data/research gathered. More detail would have added depth. (27-25) The presentation reflects a basic level of research and application of the data/research gathered; references were general/vague. (24-22) The presentation does not reflect a basic level of research and application of the data/research gathered. References were too vague or not evident. (21-0)
Connection to program essential question

(20 pts.)

The presentation reflects an exemplary level of connection to the program’s essential question. (20-19) The presentation reflects a proficient level of connection to the program’s essential question; most aspects are well thought out. (18-17) The paper reflects a minimal level of connection to the program’s essential question; the connection is attempted but depth of comprehension is not evident. (16-15) The paper does not reflect a basic/minimal level of connection to the program’s essential question. References were too vague/did not demonstrate comprehension of theme and the connection to it and/or aspects missing or incomplete. (14-0)
Conventions (45 pts.)
Mechanics and Professional Style of Writing

(10 pts.)

The visual aids for the presentation consistently demonstrate proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation (2 or fewer errors) and is written to reflect a professional level of quality in tone and presentation of content.         (10-9) The visual aids for the presentation contain 3-5 errors in  proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation and/or reflects a slightly less than professional level of writing quality in tone and presentation of content.         (8-7) The visual aids for the presentation contain 6-8 errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation and/or reflects a too casual level of writing quality in tone and presentation of content.         (6-5) The visual aids for the presentation contain 9 or more errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation and/or reflects an unprofessional level of writing quality in tone and presentation of content.         (4-0)
Quality of Presentation

(15 pts.)

The presentation is of exemplary quality, outstanding in every aspect. (15-14) The presentation is proficient, of sound quality, expected of a professional; no more than one aspect needs improvement. (13-12) The presentation is competent; 1-2 aspects of the presentation need improvement. (12-10) The presentation is unsatisfactory; more than two aspects of the overall performance need improvement. (9-0)
Technology Implementation

(10 pts.)

The utilization of the technology selected support the presentation is exciting and interesting/goes beyond the basics and adds to the quality of the overall presentation. (10-9 pts.) The utilization of the technology selected support the presentation is interesting and adds to the quality of the overall presentation. (8-7 pts.) The utilization of the technology selected support the presentation demonstrated a basic level of fluency but the technology utilized did not detract from the overall presentation. (6-5 pts.) The utilization of the technology selected support did not demonstrate fluency with the tool and as a result, negatively impacted/detracted from the  the overall presentation. (4-0 pts.)
APA

(10 pts.)

APA guidelines were followed and the paper contained no more than one error. (10) APA guidelines were followed/ paper contained two or three errors. (9-8) APA guidelines contained four or five errors (7) APA guidelines contained six or more errors (6 – 0)
Professional Disposition (5 pts.)
Timeliness

(5 pts.)

The paper was submitted on time (this means that if the due date is on a class date, it was submitted no later than 2 minutes before the start of class.  (5)     The paper was submitted after the due date and time.           (0)

 

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