Assignment 3: Presentation of the Proposal and Reflections
Refer to the Scenario for the Assignments. (in the red)
Assignment Scenario:
You will be using this scenario as the guide for your assignments in this class for the quarter.
Assume that your supervisor has appointed you to lead a committee tasked with providing a research-based proposal for integrating emerging technologies into an educational need for your organization (i.e. K12, higher education, corporate or military training). You will develop the proposal in stages, which will culminate in a final project that is due in Week 10. Keep in mind that the proposal must be focused on education or training with an emphasis on new technologies. You will need to include a sample outline of how these technologies will be applied in your institution.
Using the list provided here, you must propose the integration of at least two (2) emerging technologies into the educational need you have selected for your organization. You are welcome to select two (2) from this list or select one (1) from here and research one (1) additional technology of your choosing. The two technologies combined must help to support your learning goals and create an engaging environment for your learners.

Etale – Digital Age Learning is      located at www.etale.org and provides access to      educational documentaries across a wide range of topics.
Edmodo, located at www.edmodo.com.      Similar to what Facebook and Twitter do for social media, Edumodo is      designed specifically for educators to trade materials, connections, and keep      all members of the school community in touch.
Twiddla, located at www.twiddla.com,      can be integrated into a training session or lesson for K-12 students.      (Twiddla is an online tool that allows students to set up a Web-based      meeting playground. Students have the ability to set up conference calls,      too. )
Evernote, located at www.evernote.com,      helps to organize different kinds of media in one place. With everything      in one place, this tool is especially useful for sharing ideas for team      teaching and collaboration across districts or locations.
Softchalk, located at www.softchalk.com,      provides a cloud based solution for collaboration and lesson planning, as      well as a way to link content from multiple courses in one place in the      cloud.
Blogger, located at www.blogger.com,      or KidsBlog, located at http://kidzblog.en.softonic.com/,      both provide user-friendly tools to create blogs.
SocialMention, located at http://socialmention.com/,      is a social media search engine that highlights content useful for many      different kinds of instruction and topics.
KhanAcademy, located at www.khanacademy.org, provides videos for math, science,      computer programming, history, art, and more. These videos are suitable      for both K-12 and self-study for adult learners.

Provide a slide presentation in which you:
1. Present the final project you proposed by using a presentation software tool of your choosing, with at least fifteen (15) main topics / slides in your presentation, as well as a title slide and references slide. (Note: The title and references slides are not part of the 15-slide requirement)
2. Provide coherent, clear, organized and substantive content that can be easily understood by the audience.
3. Provide audio narration of the presentation slides as if you were delivering the speech. (Note: If you do not have access to a microphone, then you should provide detailed speaker notes with your presentation.)
4. Provide links to the two (2) productivity / technology tools you chose which demonstrate the application of the tool into a lesson or training.
5. Provide a brief demonstration or explanation of how these tools will be utilized by your organization.
6. In addition to the presentation slides, create an infographic or flowchart to summarize your presentation. This should be something that can be displayed where members of your organization can get an overview of the new technologies being implemented.  
7. Provide at least five (5) academic references, including at least (1) reference from EdWeek. All references should be drafted within the last three (3) years.
Note: If you have never created an infographic, you can find free templates at http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/free-ppt-infographic-templates-designs-ht
 
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
· Follow APA for formatting guidelines. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
· Include a cover slide containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover slide and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
· Examine the foundations on which integration strategies are based.
· Identify the many types of software and media tutors and tools, and the potential benefits and integration strategies.
· Determine the various ways to integrate technology across the curriculum.
· Evaluate how technology can change the content and methods of education.
· Analyze how technology can support the learning of diverse students.
· Use the curriculum to integrate technology.
· Use technology and information resources to research issues in integrating technology into education.
· Write clearly and concisely about integrating technology into education using proper writing mechanics.

RUBRIC IS LISTED BELOW PLEASE MAKE SURE THE CRITERIA FALLS IN THE A COLUMN 
  
Points: 280

Assignment 3:   Presentation of the Project
 
Criteria

Unacceptable
Below 70% F

Fair
70-79% C

Proficient
80-89% B

Exemplary
90-100% A
 
1. Present the final project you proposed by using a   presentation software tool of your choosing, with at least fifteen (15) main   topics / slides in your presentation, as well as a title slide and references   slide. (Note: The title and references slides are not part of the   15-slide requirement)
Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely presented the final project   you proposed by using a presentation software tool of your choosing, with at   least fifteen (15) main topics/slides in your presentation, as well as a   title slide and references slide.

Partially presented the final project you proposed by   using a presentation software tool of your choosing, with at least fifteen   (15) main topics/slides in your presentation, as well as a title slide and   references slide.

Satisfactorily presented the final project you proposed by   using a presentation software tool of your choosing, with at least fifteen   (15) main topics/slides in your presentation, as well as a title slide and   references slide.

Thoroughly presented the final project you proposed by   using a presentation software tool of your choosing, with at least fifteen   (15) main topics/slides in your presentation, as well as a title slide and   references slide.
 
2. Provide coherent, clear, organized and substantive content   that can be easily understood by the audience.
Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely provided coherent, clear,   organized and substantive content that can be easily understood by the   audience.

Partially provided coherent, clear, organized and   substantive content that can be easily understood by the audience.

Satisfactorily provided coherent, clear, organized and   substantive content that can be easily understood by the audience.

Thoroughly provided coherent, clear, organized and   substantive content that can be easily understood by the audience.
 
3. Provide audio narration of the presentation slides as   if you were delivering the speech. (Note: If you do not have access to   a microphone, then you should provide detailed speaker notes with your   presentation.)
Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely provided audio narration of   the presentation slides and/or detailed speaker notes with your presentation.

Partially provided audio narration of the presentation   slides and/or detailed speaker notes with your presentation.

Satisfactorily provided audio narration of the   presentation slides and/or detailed speaker notes with your presentation.

Thoroughly provided audio narration of the presentation   slides and/or detailed speaker notes with your presentation.
 
4. Provide links to the two (2) productivity / technology   tools you chose which demonstrate the application of the tool into a lesson   or training.
Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely provided links to the two   (2) productivity/technology tools you chose which demonstrate the application   of the tool into a lesson or training.

Partially provided links to the two (2)   productivity/technology tools you chose which demonstrate the application of   the tool into a lesson or training.

Satisfactorily provided links to the two (2)   productivity/technology tools you chose which demonstrate the application of   the tool into a lesson or training.

Thoroughly provided links to the two (2) productivity/technology   tools you chose which demonstrate the application of the tool into a lesson   or training.
 
5. Provide a brief demonstration or explanation of how   these tools will be utilized by your organization.
Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely provided a brief   demonstration or explanation of how these tools will be utilized by your   organization.

Partially provided a brief demonstration or explanation of   how these tools will be utilized by your organization.

Satisfactorily provided a brief demonstration or   explanation of how these tools will be utilized by your organization.

Thoroughly provided a brief demonstration or explanation   of how these tools will be utilized by your organization.
 
6. In addition to the presentation slides, create an   infographic or flowchart to summarize your presentation. This should be   something that can be displayed where members of your organization can get an   overview of the new technologies being implemented.
Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely created an infographic or   flowchart to summarize your presentation.

Partially created an infographic or flowchart to summarize   your presentation.

Satisfactorily created an infographic or flowchart to   summarize your presentation.

Thoroughly created an infographic or flowchart to   summarize your presentation.
 
7. Provide at least five (5) academic references,   including at least (1) reference from EdWeek. All references should be   drafted within the last three (3) years.
Weight: 10%

No references provided.

Does not meet the required number of references; some or   all references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; most references high   quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high   quality choices.
 
8. Writing Mechanics, Grammar, and Formatting
Weight: 5%

Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling,   punctuation, or formatting.

Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling,   punctuation, or formatting.

Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation,   or formatting.

Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling,   punctuation, or formatting.
 
9. Appropriate use of APA in-text citations and reference   section
Weight: 5%

Lack of in-text citations and / or lack of reference   section.

In-text citations and references are provided, but they   are only partially formatted correctly in APA style.

Most in-text citations and references are provided, and   they are generally formatted correctly in APA style.

In-text citations and references are error free or almost   error free and consistently formatted correctly in APA style.
 
10. Information Literacy / Integration of Sources
Weight: 5%

Serious errors in the integration of sources, such as   intentional or accidental plagiarism, or failure to use in-text citations.

Sources are partially integrated using effective   techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques   of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Sources are consistently integrated using effective   techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
 
11. Clarity and Coherence of Writing
Weight: 5%

Information is confusing to the reader and fails to   include reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

Information is partially clear with minimal reasons and   evidence that logically support ideas.

Information is mostly clear and generally supported with   reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and   consistent manner with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

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