CECS 5610

Analysis of Research in Educational Technology

Fall 2002

Assignments

Article Summary

Description:

Locate and review an article related to the impact of technology on education. The article/documentary should include some reported data, but does not necessarily need to be a true experiment or even a pseudo-experiment. That is, a case study with a coherent focus is acceptable.

    1. 1 Page printed summary based on the guidelines provided.
    2. Upload of the summary posted to the class listserv.
    3. Brief presentation (< 2 minutes) of the main point of the article at the beginning of the next class meeting.
    Guide for summarizing an experimental study.

    Examples of assignment (Audio and Text)

Due Date: November 18, 2002

Value: 20 points


Article Critique

Description:

Locate and critique an article related to the impact of technology on education.

    1. 1 Page printed critique based on the guidelines provided.
    2. Upload of the summary posted to the class listserv.
    3. Brief presentation (< 2 minutes) of the main point of the article at the beginning of the next class meeting.
    Guide for the written critique of an experimental study.

    Examples of assignment (Text)

Due Date: December 2, 2002

Value: 20 points


Written Data Analysis/Research with Presentation

Description:

Write a Design Paper or a Paper that covers analysis of your own data. Individual presentation of analysis of data and research designs will come during the latter portion of the class. The student should apply concepts and principles conveyed during the earlier portions of the class.

    1. 5 pages
    2. 5 references (APA Style Manual 5th edition)
    3. Five minute presentation featuring main points of paper.
    4. Distribute handout and produce Powerpoint show or related medium.

Due Date: January 27, 2002

Value: 25 points for Paper, 10 points for Presentation