Assessment


Class Participation (incl. on-line discussion) 10%

Deadline: On-going

Participants will attend all classes and are expected to participate in the class discourse.
They will also be expected to participate in the on-line class response / discussion
blog during the course of the study. The Class blog is located at http://2010ed3862.blogspot.com/

Personal Reflective Blog (On-line Journal) 20%

Deadline: On-going

Each participant will maintain a personal reflective journal detailing their individual
reflections on the study. A minimum of two journal entries per week are expected.
Assessment will be based on a demonstrated depth and breadth of understanding
of the application and implications of technology within our classrooms and businesses
and a link to personal experience.

Response Paper 20%

Deadline: Monday, February 11

Participants will prepare a response paper (max. 500 words) to assigned
reading(s) and/ or videos on technology in education or business.


Assignment - Technology Planning and Assessment 20%

Deadline: Monday, February 18

Working individually or in pairs, participants will prepare a lesson
activity plan (K-12) that incorporates the application of some form of information
technology by students. The lesson plan should clearly describe the technology
skills that will be required / acquired by all participants (e.g. teacher, students, etc.)
and how technology is to be utilized within the lesson / activity.

Group Project / Presentation 30%

Deadline: Presentations to take place during the last week of class

Groups will be assigned a topic, covering either a specific issue or common
resource in educational technology or business.

a) Working within your group, members will research, correlate, prepare and
present a 20-30 minute presentation on this topic. All members of the group must be
involved in the presentation.
Reflective and peer assessment will be used for this activity.

b) Prepare a brief report (less than 5 pages) on your assigned topic. It is due
the last day of class (for all groups). Your report and presentation will be posted as a
reference for classmates.


Grading Scheme:

A+ (90-100%)
A (85-90%)
A- (80-84%)
B+ (75-79%)
B (70-74%)
B- (65-69%)
C+ (60-64%)
C (55-59%)
D (50-54%)
E (<50%)