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Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
Ecep101 keys assignment package fall 2013
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  • 1. Keys to Success Assignment  Package   ECEP  101  •  Fall  2013  
  • 2. 2     Final  Grades   Please record your final grade for each evaluation method in the spaces below. Assignment/Test Grade Welcome Page Portfolio _________/5% Interpersonal Skills Task #1 ________/10% All About Me Page Portfolio ________/15% Academic Honesty Quiz ________10% Test #1 ________15% Interpersonal Skills Task #2 ________10% Artifacts and Reflections/ Overall e-Portfolio ________20% Final Test ________/15% Final Grade Add up your final grades ________100%
  • 3. 3       Visible  Learning  Project      E-­‐Portfolio   Overview   A  professional  portfolio  is  an  organized  collection  of  important  documents  and  items  that  showcases  your  talents,  most   relevant  skills,  and  charts  your  professional  growth.     A  professional  portfolio  can  be  created  and  used  for  any  discipline  or  profession  (teaching,  art,  research,  nursing,  journalism,   and  Early  Childhood  Education)       The  Question  Your  Portfolio  will  answer   Who  are  you  and  how  have  you  met  your  educational  and  professional  goals?   The  Task     Create  a  virtual  e-­‐portfolio  of  resources,  ideas  and  reflections,  in  the  form  of  an  e-­‐Portfolio,  which  will  help  you  accomplish   your  goals.       Visible  Learning  Project  Framework   Your  e-­‐Portfolio  will  be  created  using  a  WIKI  and  travel  with  you  over  your  2  years  of  study,  with  information  added  each   semester.  The  key  components  of  your  e-­‐Portfolio  will  include  the  following:   • Welcome  (semester  1)   • All  About  Me  (semester  1)   • Artifacts  &  Reflections  (beginning  semester  1)   • Resume/Cover  Letter  (Semester  4)   • Professional  Journey  (Semester  4)        
  • 4. 4     Visible  Learning  Project  Instructions   This  semester  you  will  organize  your  e-­‐Portfolio  into  four  sections  and  include  related  artifacts  and  reflections,  as  noted   below.   Section  1   Grade  Value:  5%   Description:  A  “Welcome”  page,  which  will  serve  as  the  main  introduction  and  navigation  page.  The  introduction  must   include  the  following  mandatory  elements.   Mandatory  Elements   1. Introduction  of  you  and  to  your  e-­‐Portfolio  –  clearly  identifying  the  purpose  of  the  portfolio   2. A  short  biography  (previous  education,  accomplishments  etc.,  professionally  written)   3. An  image  that  represents  you  or  your  interests,  professional  image   4. A  list  of  other  pages/e-­‐Portfolio  components,  as  previously  described     Optional  Elements     You  may  also  wish  to  include  one  of  the  following  optional  elements:     • A  favourite  quote  that  inspires  you  or  is  related  to  your  chosen  field  (Early  Childhood  Education)   • Memorable  experience,  which  relates  to  your  chosen  career  path  in  the  Early  Childhood  Education  Program     Evaluation:  Up  to  a  grade  of  5  marks  will  be  awarded  if  you  complete  the  required  components  in  a  manner   that  reflects  in-­‐class  discussions  &  directions.  Suggestions  for  improvement  will  be  provided  &  must  be   incorporated  during  future  revisions.       Section  2   Description:  An  “About  Me”  page,  guided  by  the  questions  listed  below.     Grade  Value:  15%   Evaluation:  See  attached  rubric   Description:  An  “About  Me”  page,  guided  by  the  questions  listed  below.     • Who  am  I?   What  makes  me  unique?                     • What  are  my  challenges?  In  life?  In  school?   • How  do  I  learn  and  solve  problems?     • What  are  my  immediate  and  long-­‐term  goals?           To  creatively  present  key  information  about  yourself,  you  will  include  the  following  multimedia  artifacts:     a. A  multimedia  artifact  (Animoto)  which  tells  a  “story”,  highlighting  key  information  about  you  and  your   inspiration(s)  and  goals   b. A  photo  collage  of  your  interests/passions      
  • 5. 5     Section  3     Description:  Artifacts  &  Reflections  Main  Page  -­‐  including  artifacts/work  samples  and  reflections  for  each  of  the  assignments   listed  below.     Value:  20%  (Overall  e-­‐Portfolio  Assessment.  This  element  is  a  Mandatory  component  and  must  be  completed  for  successful   completion  of  the  course.)   Evaluation:  See  attached  rubric     Course  &  Code   Professor   Threads  in  ECE   Program   Learning  Outcomes   Portfolio   Artifact/Reflection   ECEP  103   Healthy  Development   of  the  Whole  Child         Development   Discuss  and  summarize  the  healthy   development  of  the  whole  child   including  physical,  cognitive,   social/emotional  dimensions.   Virtual  Child  –  Pt.  1     Assignment  and  reflection     ECEP  104                                             An  Introduction  to  ECE       Global  Citizenship   Examine  beliefs,  values  and   behaviours  that  form  individual  and   community  identities  and  the  basis  for   respectful  relationships   Global  Child  Care     Assignment  and  reflection     ECEP  1010    Keys  to   Success     Global  Citizenship     Examine  one’s  roles  and   responsibilities  as  a  global  citizen  in   personal  and  professional  life.   Cross  Cultural   Communication     *All  elements  covered  in  the   Interpersonal  component  of  the   course   Assignment  and  reflection   Guiding Questions for Reflection: a. Give one concrete example that clearly demonstrates your understanding for the corresponding key learning outcome? b. What was the most valuable part of this assignment/course/field experience? Explain why? c. What was the most challenging part of this assignment/course/field experience? Why? What strategies and resources did you use to meet these challenges? Helpful Hints 1. Capture everything! This includes saving samples of your work, and photos of yourself engaged in the process of learning (small group work, presentations etc.). Save them on your USB in an organized system. When you are writing your reflections for each course, go back and look at your collection of evidence and photos, and use them to support your answers.
  • 6. 6     Helpful Resources E-Portfolios ePortfolio Gallery Personal Spirit Who Inspires Sir Ken? Randy Pausch the Last Lecture: Achieving your Childhood Dreams Digital Citizenship Netiquette Everyone Knows Your Name There is no such thing as “deleted” on the internet The Internet Could Own Your Future Online Research Evaluating Websites Digital tools Pbworks Voki Animoto Glogster Powerpoint Storybird Voicethread Jigsawplanet Wordle Surveymonkey Xtranormal Bitstrips Mixbook Skype Bibme Slideshare   Copyright-free Images Behold Morguefile http://www.freedigitalphotos.net   http://www.everystockphoto.com     *No Google images*
  • 7. 7     All About Me Page Exemplary Proficient Partially Proficient Incomplete Criterion: Layout 3 Easy to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub- headings enhance the content. Colours enhance the readability and aesthetic quality of the text. 2 Generally easy to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub-headings enhance the content. A few minor format changes would enhance the presentation. 1 Often difficult to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub-headings do not always enhance the content. Colours are distracting in some places. 0 Difficult to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub-headings do not enhance the content. Page appears cluttered. Background and colours are distracting and diminish the readability of the text. Criterion: Key Elements 7 All information clearly identifies and describes the key elements in a clear, professional manner. 5 Most of the information identifies and describes key elements in a clear and professional manner. 3 Some of the information identifies and describes key elements in a clear and professional manner. 0 The information fails to identify and describe key elements in a clear and professional manner. Criterion: Writing 3 There are no errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. 2 There are a few errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. These require minor editing and revision. 1 There are 4 or more errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling requiring significant editing and revision. 0 The text has more than 6 errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. Errors interfere with meaning & require major editing & revision. Criterion: Multimedia 7 All of the multimedia enhance the purpose of the e-Portfolio, create interest, and are appropriate. The content of the e-Portfolio is enhanced in an original way. All of the examples are appropriate for the chosen purpose 5 Most of the multimedia enhance the purpose of the e-Portfolio, create interest, and are generally appropriate. The content of the e-Portfolio is enhanced somewhat in an original way. 3 A few of the multimedia enhance the purpose of the e-Portfolio, create interest, and are sometimes appropriate. The content of the e-Portfolio is not always enhanced because of the inappropriate examples chosen for the purpose. 0 The photographs, graphics, sounds, and/or videos are inappropriate and do not meet professional standards. They are distracting and detract from the content. /20 marks /15%
  • 8. 8     Artifacts & Reflections/Overall e-Portfolio Assessment Visible Learning Celebration Exemplary Proficient Partially Proficient Incomplete Criteria: Layout 3 Easy to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub- headings are consistent and enhance the content. Colours enhance the readability and aesthetic quality of the portfolio. 2 Generally easy to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub-headings enhance the content. A few minor format changes would enhance the presentation. 1 Often difficult to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub-headings do not always enhance the content. Colours are distracting in some places. 0 Difficult to read. Fonts, point size, bullets, italics, bold, headings and sub-headings do not enhance the content. Page appears cluttered. Background and colours are distracting and diminish the readability of the text. Criteria: Reflections x 2 7 All of the assignment artifact are accompanied by reflective comments that clearly explain the importance of that particular work including title, author, and date All directly relate to the purpose of the e-portfolio. All of the components demonstrate the use of clear, well organized, and accurate written communication. 5 Two of the assignment artifacts are accompanied by reflective comments that clearly explain the importance of that particular work including title, author, and date. All clearly relate to the purpose of the e- portfolio. There are only one or two occurrences of unorganized, inaccurate, or difficult to interpret written information. 3 One of the assignment artifacts are accompanied by reflective comments that clearly explain the importance of that particular work including title, author, and date. Somewhat unclearly related to the purpose of the e-portfolio. There are three or four occurrences of unorganized, inaccurate, or difficult to interpret written information. 0 None of the artifacts are accompanied by reflective comments that clearly explain the particular work including title, author, and date. Incomplete Criteria: Writing 3 There are no errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. 2 There are a few errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. These require minor editing and revision. 1 There are 4 or more errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling requiring significant editing and revision. 0 The text has more than 6 errors in grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. Errors interfere with meaning & require major editing & revision. Criteria: Multimedia 7 All of the multimedia enhance the purpose of the e-portfolio, create interest, and are appropriate. The content of the e-portfolio is enhanced in an original way. All of the examples are appropriate for the chosen purpose 5 Most of the multimedia enhance the purpose of the e-portfolio, create interest, and are generally appropriate. The content of the e- portfolio is enhanced somewhat in an original way. 3 A few of the multimedia enhance the purpose of the e-portfolio, create interest, and are sometimes appropriate. The content of the e- portfolio is not always enhanced because of the inappropriate examples chosen for the purpose. 0 The photographs, graphics, sounds, and/or videos are inappropriate. They are distracting and detract from the content.
  • 9. 9     Criteria: Navigation 3 All of the portfolio navigation links (internal & external) connect to the appropriate page/website. Page to page navigation clearly directs reader. 2 Most of the portfolio navigation links (internal & external) connect to the appropriate page/website. Inconsistent page-to- page navigation. 1 Some of the portfolio navigation links (internal & external) connect to the appropriate page/website. No page-to-page navigation. 0 There are significant problems with portfolio navigation links. /30 marks /20%
  • 10. 10     Quizzes, Tests, and In-class Workshops 1. Plagiarism Quiz Grade Value: 10% Description: This test will measure your understanding of key concepts related to academic honesty, plagiarism and related sanctions. It is necessary to pass this quiz with a “C” grade in order to proceed to 2 nd semester. 2. Interpersonal Communication – Test # 1 Grade Value: 15% Description: Content test, to measure your understanding of Interpersonal Communication elements and concepts. 3. Final Test – Keys to Success Grade Value: 15% Description: This comprehensive test will connect with your practical application of knowledge, skills learned in the course. In-Class Tasks/Workshops 1. Interpersonal Skills Task 1 (Week 6) Grade Value: 10% 2. Interpersonal Skills Task 2 (Week 11) Grade Value: 10% During these in-class Tasks/Workshops participants make meaningful connections related to the content covered, by sharing, practicing, and collaborating during this course. Formats will be discussed during class. Students must be present (or must have made prior arrangements with the Professor) in classes, to complete requirements and for consideration of grades.  
  • 11. 11     Putting our Tools to the Test Weeks 6 & 11 Grade Value: 10% each (Total 20%) During these class sessions, small groups of students will be given a Communication Task. Using the skills that have been acquired during the semester, groups will demonstrate and record the process of their “solutions” to the task. Your instructor will assign the groups and the tasks. You will be evaluated in-class, during the process. Grading criteria will be distributed on the day of the in- class task.

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