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EME6403 Lesson 1


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EME6403 Lesson 1

  1. 1. EME 6403 | Summer 2008 | Team 4 Week 1 | Lesson 1.1 06.21.08
  2. 2. Week 1 Objectives <ul><li>Lesson 1.1: Familiarize yourself with project work, timeline, and group members </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 1.2: Prepare to participate in the peer evaluation process </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 1.3: Describe purpose and characteristics of causal maps </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lesson 1.1 <ul><li>In this lesson, you will learn about project tasks and the timeline for task completion. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, you will have an opportunity to introduce yourself to your teammates! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Weekly Lessons <ul><li>Each week you will view objective-specific lessons. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The lessons present the background information needed to complete individual and group tasks for the week. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource information also is available. For example, you can view instructions in order to create an account in Googledocs! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Project Tasks <ul><li>Project task requirements for you and your teammates are listed below: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare and contrast Personal Learning Theories as depicted by each team member's causal map. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieve group consensus of the components of causal map/representative theory. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select empirical evidence to justify causal map design. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Project Tasks (continued) <ul><li>Project task requirements for you and your teammates are listed below: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboratively construct a CSCL theory. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop website to display causal representative map and supporting materials. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Project Timeline <ul><li>After Week 1, you have three remaining weeks to complete the five required project tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>The timeline is below: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Week 2: Task 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Week 3: Tasks 2-3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Week 4: Tasks 4-5 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In addition, you are required to participate in the peer evaluation process weekly. More about that in Lesson 1.2! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Project Tools and Resources <ul><li>As mentioned earlier, you and your teammates will use a variety of resources to complete project tasks. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, in the next lesson you will access Googledocs and set up your peer evaluation form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To review technical requirements for any tool, return to the wikispace homepage and click the Technology button </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Activity 1.1a: Introduction <ul><li>Requirement: 1 post </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 11:59 pm US Eastern time Sunday </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the wikispace and introduce yourself. Include the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Program of study and anticipated graduation date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Previous degrees earned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work background and current position </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal information you want to share (e.g., family, pets, hobbies, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Activity 1.1b: Interaction <ul><li>Requirement: 1 reply to each introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 11:59 pm US Eastern time Sunday </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the wikispace and reply to each teammate’s introduction. Suggestions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss common interests or work experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify strengths for the team </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Lesson 1.1 Wrap-up <ul><li>In this lesson you learned about the project timeline and tasks. You also had the opportunity to get to know your teammates. </li></ul><ul><li>In Lesson 1.2, you will learn about the peer evaluation process. Go to the next lesson when you’re ready! </li></ul>