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Brian's Class Materials- SPRING 2013 - SEYS 753

In this course, you are required to complete six assignments.  The assignments are spread out over the sixteen weeks so that you should have plenty of time to complete each one.  Each assignment is graded on as either satisfactory or unsatisfactory, with extra points possible for exceptional work.  

Assignment Description Instructions How to Submit Scoring Guidelines Due
Possible Points
Assignment 1 – Review of a web 2.0 application OR Review of an open source software application for possible use in science education Assignment 
1 instructions
How to submit
Assignment 1
Scoring guidelines
2/21/2013 10
Assignment 2 – Create and maintain a blog related to an aspect of science or science education Assignment 
2 instructions
How to submit
Assignment 2
Scoring guidelines
2/28/2013 10
Assignment 3 – Creation of an individual web site to serve as an electronic portfolio to display all work in this class Assignment 
3 instructions
How to submit Assignment
Scoring guidelines
4/11/2013 10
Assignment 4 – Critical review of an educational technology book from the list of recommended books Assignment 
4 instructions
How to submit Assignment
Scoring guidelines
5/9/2013 10
Assignment 5 – Grant proposal to fund a project that makes innovative use of technology in science education, Assignment 
5 instructions
How to submit Assignment 5 Assignment 5
Scoring guidelines
5/16/2013 10

Assignment 6 – Group project 1) Create, edit and post an Android app, an educational science video on and OR Group project - Create, edit and post an educational science podcast on itunes,

2) web page with a lesson plan and,

3) explanation should also be provided.

4) Presentation

(10 points each)
Assignment 6  instructions How to submit

Assignment 6
Scoring guidelines
5/23/2013 40
Extra credit (Maximum of 20 points) Extra credit instructions

5/23/2013 20
Participation – Active participation in all class activities.  Participation
Not applicable
Entire semester 10