Students will focus on web page design and information technology. Students will create projects using a variety of digital tools such as web editing program, web blog programs, web design in Dreamweaver, Google sites, screen cast and online presentation tools. Students will engage in manual and online research and create citations for sources used. This course is offered to seventh and eighth graders. This class may only be taken once.

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Nov 5, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Syllabus

Web Technology


7
t
h


8
th

Grade





Web Technology

is a middle school
elective course.

It meets one 44
-
minute period each
day, five days per week.



Students will focus on web page design and information technology. Students will
create projects using a variety of digital tools such as web editing program,
web blog
programs
,
web design

in Dreamweaver, Google sites,

screen cast and online
presentation t
ools
.


Students will engage in manual and online research and create
citations for sources used. This course is offered to seventh and eighth graders. This
class may only be taken once.


Evaluation:

1.

Craftsmanship


use of media and materials.

2.

Studio Habits



use of time and energy to consider the work complete; use of
class time; self
-
direction; initiative; use of materials, equipment and resources.

3.

Problem Solving


inventive or creative choices in the process of making;
multiple options explored.

4.

Presenta
tion


accuracy and neatness in efforts to display work.

5.

Quality of response


in written work and critique / discussion.


Essential Questions
:

1.

What is information literacy?

2.

What are some of the online and off line tools available to me as a student?

3.

How d
oes technology affect my perception of the world?

4.

Why does technology have an impact in modern world?

5.

How can technology be used to learn about the world?

6.

What are computers and where did they come from?

7.

How can I create something new using technology?

8.

How

can I design a website to reach a certain goal, such as educate or to tell a
story?


Grading:

Students

will earn points on pr
ojects throughout the course based on project rubrics.

Grades will be based on the following scale:


A

90%
-

100%

B

80%
-

89%

C

70%
-

79%

D

60%
-

69%

F

50%
-

59%

F

49% and below