CECS 6310

Creating Technology-based Learning Environments

Spring 2006

Assignments

Discussion Assignments

  • When posting, use the following Subject Line: A1 - Subject, where A1 is replaced with the assignment number a2, a3, a4, etc
      There will be 4 discuussion topics to be posted during the semester. Students are expected to post at least two replies per each discussion topic.

      1) Feb 6What has been the effect of Technology-based Learning Environments on education? Explain and justify your answer (using references) and give examples. Provides links to resources or articles that support your thoughts.
      2) Feb 27Locate and read, from any professional journal, an article relevant to the elements Technology-based Learning Environments. Write a two paragraph review for the article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.
      3) March 27What makes a learning environment effective? Provide at least two journal articles that discuss effectivness or non-effectiveness of such technology. Explain and justify your answer and give examples. Use APA format.
      4) April 17What is the future of technology-based learning environments in education ? Explain and justify your answer and give examples. Provide one journal article reference. Use APA format.


    Assignment 1 - Server Install and Configuration

      Due Date: February 6, 2006
      Value: 5 points total


    Assignment 2 - Web-Based Environment [project]

      Due Date: February 6, 2006
      Value: 8 points total


    Assignment 3 - Conference Paper and Presentation

      Due Dates: Feb 20, Feb 27, April 17
      Value: 10 points total


    Assignment 4 - 3D Online Learning Environment [project]

      Due Date: Feb 27, Mar 6
      Value: 10 points total


    Assignment 5 - Games / Simulation [project]

      Due Date: March 27, 2006
      Value: 10 points total


    Assignment 6 - NWN Simple Module [project]

      Due Dates: March 27, May 1
      Value: 10 points total


    Final Paper and Presentation

      Presentation Date: May 1, 2006 (5 points)
      Due Date: May 6, 2006 (27 points)