ELPS 302 Ed Technology in Secondary Education

Evaluation for Ed Technology in Secondary Education


Course Evaluation


  1. Assignments 65% (130 points)
  2. Exam 10% (20 points)
  3. Portfolio 25% (50 points)

Grade will be based on the following point scale:

193-200=A 192-185=A- 184-180=B+ 179-170=B
169-158=B- 157-148=C+ 147-137=C 136-127=D

NOTE: All assignments must be posted to the course section in your portfolio. Failure to complete an activities will significantly impact your grade.



Grading Rubrics


1. Information Searches

Rubric for Assignment 1:

Full Credit

  1. All general question answered correctly.
  2. All search question answered correctly.
  3. Response posted.

Partial Credit

  1. Inacurate responses for general questions.
  2. Inacurate responses for search questions.
  3. Response posted.

No Credit

  1. Missing responses for several general questions.
  2. Missing responses for several search questions.
  3. Incomplete responses posted.

3. Educational Imagery

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Selected images for manipulation and graphic mosaic that reflect an individual pholosophy and style toward teaching and learning.
  2. Demonstrate the abiltiy to resize and crop images effectively.
  3. Demonstrate the abiltiy to manipulate images effectively.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to adjust brightness and contrast of an image.
  5. Organized and blended the mosaic image to creat an appealing and clear message.
  6. Created a final mosaic image that is 140 pixels high and between 600-700 pixels wide.

Partial Credit

  1. Demonstrate the abiltiy to resize and crop images effectively.
  2. Demonstrate the abiltiy to manipulate images effectively.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to adjust brightness and contrast of an image.

No Credit

  1. Demonstrate the abiltiy to resize and crop images effectively.
  2. Demonstrate the abiltiy to manipulate images effectively.

5. Online Collaboration

Rubric for Assignment

Turn in this communication log: ( docx | PDF )

Full Credit

  1. At least 2 asynchronous (email or other) communications to partners.
  2. At least 2 synchronous (Skype or other teleconference) communications to partners.
  3. At least 2 key topic issues.
  4. At least 2 web resources related to topic.
  5. Participated in developing a digital story about the topic (powerpoint, prezi, video or wiki…).
  6. Presented topic to partner institution.

Partial Credit

  1. At least 2 asynchronous or asynchronous communications to partners.
  2. At least 2 web resources related to topic.
  3. Participated in developing a digital story about the topic (powerpoint, prezi, video or wiki…).
  4. Presented topic to partner institution.

No Credit

  1. At least 2 asynchronous (email or other) communications to partners.
  2. At least 2 web resources related to topic.

7. Digital Storytelling

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Powerpoint is relevant for your content area.
  2. Presentation includes at title slide.
  3. Slides are well-designed and text is readable.
  4. Amount of content is appropriate for each slide.
  5. A minumum of five slides.
  6. A final slide for questions and/or credits

Partial Credit

  1. Powerpoint is relevant for your content area.
  2. Presentation includes at title slide.
  3. Slides are poorly-designed with too much text.
  4. Too much content one each slide.
  5. A minumum of five slides.
  6. A final slide for questions and/or credits

No Credit

  1. Powerpoint is not relevant for your content area.
  2. No title slide.
  3. Slides are poorly-designed with too much text.
  4. Too much content one each slide.
  5. No final slide for questions and/or credits

9. Online Communication

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Related to your subject area.
  2. Education or training activity selected.
  3. Collaboration structure selected.
  4. Describe how the selected activity matches/benefits the learners.

Partial Credit

  1. Related to your subject area.
  2. Education or Training activity selected.
  3. Collaboration Structure selected.

No Credit

  1. Education or Training activity selected.
  2. Collaboration Structure selected.

11. Educational Data

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Produce a spreadsheet tailored to your needs.
  2. Spreadsheet includes at least 10 columns.
  3. Spreadsheet includes at least 10 rows.
  4. Spreadsheet includes 3 different formulas.
  5. Spreadsheet format is adjusted properly.
  6. Survey orientation and policy page.
  7. Survey with at least 10 items or questions.
  8. Survey Thank You page.

Partial Credit

  1. Produce a spreadsheet tailored to your Needs.
  2. Spreadsheet includes 9 to 7 columns.
  3. Spreadsheet includes 9 to 7 rows.
  4. Spreadsheet includes 2 different formulas.
  5. Spreadsheet format is not adjusted properly.
  6. Survey orientation and policy page.
  7. Survey with at least 5 items or questions.
  8. Survey Thank You page.

No Credit

  1. Produce a spreadsheet not tailored to your needs
  2. Less than 7 columns
  3. Less than 7 rows
  4. Format not adjusted
  5. 1-0 Different formulas.
  6. Survey without policy page.
  7. Survey with less than 5 items or questions.
  8. Survey without Thank You page.

13. Digital Citizenship

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Describes how you will assure accessiblity for all students.
  2. Explains how you will discourage digital plagiarism.
  3. Describe how you will discourage your students from becoming a cyberbully.
  4. Describes how you will avoid copyright infringements.

Partial Credit

  1. Describes how you will assure accessiblity for all students.
  2. Explains how you will discourage digital plagiarism.
  3. Does not describes how you will avoid copyright infringements .

No Credit

  1. Describes how you will assure accessiblity for all students.
  2. Does not explain how you will discourage digital plagiarism.
  3. Does not describes how you will avoid copyright infringements .

15. Educational Technology Presentations

2. Educational ePortfolios

Rubric for Assignment


Main Pages (20 points)

  1. ___ (5) Home - name, academics and personal mosaic.

  2. ___ (5) Resume - education, work experience and professional development.

  3. ___ (5) Philosophy - philosophy statement, at least 3 web sites and books.

  4. ___ (5) Courses - all assignments are complete and posted.

Nets Standards for Teachers (30 points)

  1. ___ (6)* Facilitate Student Learning and Creativity:

  2. ___ (6) Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments:

  3. ___ (6) Model Digital-Age Work and Learning:

  4. ___ (6) Digital Citizenship and Responsibility:

  5. ___ (6) Professional Growth and Leadership:

    * minimum: personal statement (2), 2 pieces of evidence (2) and 2 relevant websites (2).

4. Resource Evaluation

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Three Software Evaluations
  2. Three Different Software Evaluation Forms
  3. Name of the Software
  4. Vendor or Author
  5. Subject Area
  6. Grade Level
  7. What Software Teaches
  8. Your Rating (Would you use it again, or recommend purchase?)
  9. Is the Evaluation form effective for evaluating your software?

Partial Credit

  1. Two Software Evaluations
  2. Two Different Software Evaluation Forms
  3. Name of the Software
  4. Vendor or Author
  5. Subject Area
  6. Grade Level
  7. What Software Teaches
  8. Your Rating (Would you use it again, or recommend purchase?)
  9. Is the Evaluation form effective for evaluating your software?

No Credit

  1. 1-0 Software Evaluations
  2. Collaboration Structure selected.
  3. 1-0 Different Software Evaluation Forms
  4. Name of the Software
  5. Vendor or Author
  6. Subject Area
  7. Grade Level
  8. What Software Teaches
  9. Your Rating (Would you use it again, or recommend purchase?)
  10. Is the Evaluation form effective for evaluating your software?

6. Educational Video

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. Create an instructional and/or a persusive video.
  2. Includes pre-recorded video from an outside source.
  3. Includes a title page.
  4. Includes original media that your recorded.
  5. Is posted on youtube.com, schooltube.com or a podcast.

Partial Credit

  1. Create an instructional and/or a persusive video.
  2. Includes pre-recorded video from an outside source.
  3. Is posted on youtube.com, schooltube.com or a podcast.

No Credit

  1. Create an instructional and/or a persusive video.
  2. Does not includes original media that your recorded.
  3. Is not posted.

8. Tech Integration Exam

10. Concept Mapping

Rubric for Assignment


Full Credit

  1. 4 or more images used.
  2. Concept in 5 or more different areas that are linked appropriately.
  3. At least 4 links to references (website, youtube ...).
  4. Site posted to course by due date.

Partial Credit

  1. 2 or more images used.
  2. Concept in 3 or more different areas.
  3. At least 2 links to references (website, youtube ...).
  4. Site posted to course by due date.

No Credit

  1. No images used.
  2. Concept in less than 3 different areas.
  3. No links to references (website, youtube ...).
  4. OR URL not submitted by due date .

12. Universal Design

Rubric for Assignment


Exceeds Expectations

  1. ___ Choose 2-3 websites to evaluate
  2. ___ Uses the provided UDL checklist effectively
  3. ___ Provides a thoughtful critique of the chosen websites

Meets Expectations

  1. ___ Choose 1 website to evaluate
  2. ___ Uses the provided UDL checklist
  3. ___ Provides a thoughtful critique of the chosen websites

Below Expectations

  1. ___ No website chosen
  2. ___ Does not use the UDL checklist
  3. ___ Does not Provide a critique

14. Teachers' Tools

Rubric for Google Docs Activity


Full Credit

  1. Describes how you will use three google applications in the classroom
  2. Explains the use of three google applications with details

Partial Credit

  1. Describes how you will use 1-2 google applications in the classroom
  2. Explains the use of 1-2 google applications with details

No Credit

  1. Does not Describe how you will use three google applications in the
  2. classroom
  3. Does not Explains the use of three google applications with details


Rubric for ALTEC Activity


Full Credit

  1. Produce two products using at least two ALTEC Tools with five items each.
  2. List the NETS for teachers standards that you will address with each of your products (note that your products may address multiple standards).
  3. Demonstrate how you will engage students in developing inquiry skills where students analyze information and form hypotheses..

Partial Credit

  1. Produce one product using an ALTEC Tools with five items each.
  2. List the NETS for teachers standard(s) that your resource addresses.

No Credit

  1. No resources using ALTEC are created with at least 5 items.


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