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Capstone Project

  1. 1. AmyBarber Digital Discipleship Boot Camp St. PetersburgKristiNeumayerJenkins
  2. 2. As we look back over the past 6 weeks, you are invited to share three things you are grateful for. Please type these in the Chat Window.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  3. 3. God of all blessings, source of all life, giver of all grace: We thank you for the mystery of creation, for the beauty that the eye can see, for the joy that the ear may hear, for the unknown that we cannot behold, filling the universe with wonder; for the expanse of space that draws us beyond the definitions of our selves. For these, and all blessings, we give you thanks, eternal, loving God, through Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  4. 4. • What is a Capstone Project? • Explain the three phases of the capstone project. • Review the rubric with participants. • Brainstorm projects for a parish, school, or adult setting. • Identify relevant research about technology and learning, especially as applied to faith settings.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  5. 5. As found on Wikipedia, a capstone is literally, “one of the finishing or protective stones that form the top of an exterior masonry wall or building.”Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  6. 6. For DDBC… it’s an opportunity • to apply what you have learned (from many different areas) • to create a final project that shows how you are integrating technology in your ministry It will be… • your “crowning achievement, point, element, or event.” • “the final stroke; the culmination or acme”Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  7. 7. 1.Project Title2.Project Description3.Project Goals4.Audience Description Phase I – Proposal Proposal Deadline:5.Projected Timeline September 1, 20126.Technology To Be Utilized In your project goals, please include a7.Projected Budget statement that is focused on the use of technology to enhance the building of8.Do you need community in your school or parish. Departmental or Administrator approval? We are about showing how digital tools If yes, please indicate the can be part of building and developing a steps you have taken. community of believers. Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  8. 8. • Creatively engage your audience in your project.• Projects should be implemented September through October. Phase II – Implementation• Projects completed by Deadline: November 1, 2012. November 1, 2012 Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  9. 9. Part A:Write a 500 word essaysummarizing your DDBCexperience and how youplan to apply what youlearned to your ministry.Demonstrate how you haveapplied your understandingof ISTEs NationalEducational TechnologyStandards for Teachers Phase III – Part A:(NETS/T) and applied themto a faith learning Essayenvironment. Include Deadline:reference to relevant December 1, 2012research about technologyand learning, especially asapplied to faith settings, ifappropriate. Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  10. 10. Part B:Write an article for publicationthat would tell the story of yourfinal project so that others couldlearn and apply what you did totheir own parish or schoolsetting.Suggested guidelines:• Phase III – Part B: Projectwright/teachers/pdf/language/Newspaper_Article.pdf Article• Deadline:journalism/news/write- December 1, 2012stories.html Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  11. 11. Part C:Complete your application foryour CEU’s with the Universityof DetroitDeadline for articles and CEUapplication: December 1, 2012 Phase III – Part C: CEU Application Deadline: December 1, 2012 Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  12. 12. Please raise your “hand” or add your comments in the GTM chat window.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  13. 13. 1 Capstone Project Rubrics Name: Mentor: Exemplary Satisfactory Needs Unsatisfactory Score Criteria Improvement 0 pts 6 pts 4 pts 2 pts Clear, interesting Clear theme; Unoriginal theme No clear theme theme related to Unoriginal and content or content your ministry of content PROPOSAL choice. Limited use of Relevance of Content Comprehensive resources. For Ministerial Purposes content. Effective use of other resources. Your proposal Your proposal contains the omits any of following elements: these elements. 1. Title 2. Project description PROPOSAL Elements 3. Project goals 4. Audience description 5. Projected timeline (break-down of the two month implementation) Your proposal A digital tool (or A digital tool (or No digital tool is identifies its goals tools) is/are tools) is/are specified. and objectives specified. specified. Objectives clearly. A digital tool Objectives are Objectives are unclear. (or tools) is/are stated and are unclear. Time frame is specified. Objectives realistically Time frame for unrealistic. are achievable achievable. completion is No follow-up within the two-month There is no unrealistic. plan. PROPOSAL time frame. Follow- follow-up plan. There is no You have not Goals and Objectives up plans after two- You have follow-up plan. consulted with month period are consulted with You have not your mentor. clearly outlined. your mentor. consulted with You have consulted your mentor. with your mentor. Proposal is You have Proposal is not completed by due negotiated an completed or date and posted on alternate due posted on your your wiki page at date with your wiki page by the PROPOSAL – that time. mentor. due date. Due September 1, 2012Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  14. 14. PART I: What are some initial thoughts and ideas for yourself or others in the class? Type these into question or comment area.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  15. 15. PART II: What ideas excite you? Interest you? You’re not making a commitment this evening. We are just exploring! (Raise Your Hand!)Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  17. 17. • Your Capstone Mentor may be different from your module mentor• Changes made based on number of projects supervised and project interest or theme• Claudia, Caroline, Amy, KristiCopyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  18. 18. Please raise your “hand” or add your comments in the GTM response area.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS
  19. 19. From our last module until the completion of your projects, continue to interact with your classmates via Facebook, Twitter, and/or Digital Catechesis. Our goal is to become a community of Digital Disciples who support each other in the use of digital tools in catechesis.Copyright 2011 INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS