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  • 1. Evaluating Resources to Improve Student Access at PlanoIndependent School District (PISD) Mayawanty Mawariasari ET 502 Information Access and Evaluation April 8, 2012
  • 2. The ratio of students to instructionalcomputers at PISD is 3:1 (Elementary)and less than 3:1 (Secondary). 4 3 2 1 0 PISD National
  • 3. Instructional Center website isaccessible from school and homecomputers. Student Center @ Instructional Center
  • 4. PISD should continue to improve accessto Instructional materials. High-speed wireless network access
  • 5. and these… Handheld computers and devices
  • 6. Black fonts on the white background display a harmoniouscontrast as well as put an strong emphasis on theinformation on each slide. Together, the three images, display a unity and movement of the efforts to improving students access to instructional materials.
  • 7. “The Internet as a source of information isvast, disorganized, and continually in astate of flux between updating andstagnating.” (Ware, 2001, p. 39)
  • 8. That’s why we need strategies to evaluateInternet resources. Authority AccuracyPurpose CurrencyBalance & Objectivity Coverage
  • 9. PISD can educate students selecteffective Internet resources throughmany ways.
  • 10. or, by addressinginternet use in thecurriculum, suchas writing projectand webevaluation activity.
  • 11. Black fonts on the white background display a harmonious contrast as well as put an strong emphasis on the information on each slide.These images show the direction towards theteachers’ efforts in helping students findeffective information on the Internet.Highlighted words in Slide 8 emphasize thestrategies used to evaluate Internet resources.
  • 12. All Internet access at PISD is filteredfor minors and adults in compliancewith Children’s Internet Protection Act(CIPA).
  • 13. The Copyrighted software or data canonly be placed on any system connectedto the District’s system with permissionfrom the holderof the copyright.(Plano ISD Board PolicyManual, 2012)
  • 14. No District studentshould post personallyidentifiable informationon a Web page withoutwritten consent fromthe parent.(Plano ISD Board Policy Manual, 2012)
  • 15. Black fonts on the white background display a harmoniouscontrast as well as put an strong emphasis on theinformation on each slide. Together, these images put a great emphasis on the legal and ethical issues from Internet use that school faces.
  • 16. AppendixAssertion-Evidence Model is a redesign of PowerPoint’s default structure of a topic-phrase headline supported by a bullet list of subtopics. Unlike PowerPoint, assertion-evidence model support the sentence headlines (assertion) by visual evidence:photos, drawings, diagrams, graphs, films, or equations (evidence) to better serve theaudience in understanding and remembering the content of a presentation(Alley, 2012) In Slide 3, I used the visual of computer (evidence) to show how easy to accessthe Instructional Center website, which can be done from school’s or home’s computer(assertion). in Slide 8, I used the visual of 6 men in orange outfits (with respective highlightedwords) to represent the strategies used when selecting Internet resources(assertion), while the man in yellow represent the student who needs help in selectingand evaluating the effective Internet resources (evidence).Student-focused element of this presentation is Slide 14 as it directly relates to thefact that most students, when using the Web, often divulge personal informationwithout knowing the risks and consequences they may be facing. I also select thisslide in consideration that it is the ethical responsibility of the educator to address theprivacy issues to students. (Kamm, 2012)
  • 17. ReferencesAlley, M. (2012). Rethinking the design of presentation slides: The assertion-evidence structure. Retrieved March 23, 2012 from - various images used in this PowerPoint.Kamm, Ph.D., B. (2012). Privacy: ET502-MEL035 [Week 4 Video Lectures] Retrieved from http://epiclms.netPlano ISD Board Policy Manual. (2012). CQ(Regulation). Retrieved April 5, 2012 from, M. (2001, July). Evaluating information on the Internet. School Libraries Worldwide 7.2: 39. Retrieved April 6, 2012 from