MAT 540 Week 4 Assignment Info
MAT 540 Week 4 Assignment Info
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Week 4: Week 4 Assignment #2 Assignment #2: Internet Field Trip 1. Research: Research at least six (6) information sources on forecasting methods; take notes and record and interpret significant facts, meaningful graphics, accurate sounds and evaluated alternative points of view. 2. Preparation: Produce as storyboard with thumbnails of at least ten (10) slides. Include the following elements: o Title of slide, text, background color, placement & size of graphic, fonts color, size, type for text and headings o Hyperlinks (list URLs of any site linked from the slide), narration text, and audio files (if any) o Number on slides clear o Logical sequence to the presentation 3. Content: Provide written content with the following elements: o introduction that presents the overall topic (clear sense of the project’s main idea) and draws the audience into the presentation with compelling questions or by relating to the audience's interests or goals. o accurate, current o clear, concise, and shows logical progression of ideas and supporting information o motivating questions and advanced organizers o drawn mainly from primary sources 4. Text Elements: Slides should have the following characteristics: o fonts are easytoread; point size that varies appropriately for headings and text o italics, bold, and indentations enhance readability o background and colors enhance the readability of text o appropriate in length for the target audience; to the point 5. Layout: The layout should have the following characteristics: o visually pleasing o contributes to the overall message o appropriate use of headings, subheadings and white space 6. Media: The graphics, sound, and/or animation should o assist in presenting an overall theme and enhance understanding of concept, ideas and relationships o have original images that are created using proper size and resolution; enhance the content o have a consistent visual theme. 7. Citations: The sources of information should: o properly cited so that the audience can determine the credibility and authority of the information presented o be properly formatted according to APA style The assignment will be graded using the associated rubric. Grading Rubric for Assignment # 2 Internet Field Trip There are 8 possible points for each of the 5 criteria, so that the total number of points is 40 points. Criteria 0 1 2 3 Unacceptable Developing Competent Exemplary (0 points) (4 points) (6 points) (8 points) 1. a) Research: Did not submit Note cards Note cards Note cards Showed research of at least six (6)or note cards showed showed showed fully information showed partially sufficiently completed sources; take insufficiently completed completed research from notes and record completed research from research from at least six (6) research from at least three at least four (4) information and interpret two (2) or fewer (3) information or five (5) sources; significant facts, information sources; information recorded and meaningful graphics, sources. recorded and sources; interpreted accurate sounds Insufficiently interpreted recorded and significant and evaluated recorded and some interpreted facts, alternative points interpreted acceptable acceptable meaningful of view. facts, graphics, facts, some facts, graphics, b) Preparation: sounds, or did appropriate appropriate accurate Produced storyboard with not evaluate graphics, graphics, sounds, and thumbnails of 10 alternate points sounds and accurate fully evaluated slides with these of view. sufficiently sounds, and alternative elements: Did not submit evaluated sufficiently points of view. 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Content: Did not submit Provided Provided Provided Provided or provided partially sufficiently excellent and content with (1) insufficiently developed developed fully developed attention- developed introduction introduction introduction getting introduction and content and content and content introduction, and content with three (5) with four (4) of with all five (5) (2) content that with two (2) or of five (5) five (5) required is accurate and fewer of required required elements current required elements elements included. (3) clear, elements included. included. Addressed with concise, and included. 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Text (2) point size of the text elements elements elements that varies elements. provided some provided provided appropriately Issues with text helpful support sufficient outstanding for headings, elements to the support to the support to the and text prevented communication communication communication (3) italics, bold, effective of the message. of the message. of the message. and communication Had 6 - 7 errors Had no 3 - 5 Had 0 - 2 errors indentations of message. in spelling, errors in in spelling, enhance Had 8 + errors punctuation, spelling, punctuation, readability, in spelling, grammar, and punctuation, grammar, and Criteria 0 1 2 3 Unacceptable Developing Competent Exemplary (0 points) (4 points) (6 points) (8 points) (4) background punctuation, APA style. grammar, and APA style. and colors grammar, and Fulfilled with 70 APA style. Fulfilled with 90 enhance the APA style. – 79% quality Fulfilled with 80 – 100% quality readability of and accuracy. – 89% quality and accuracy. text, and accuracy. (5) appropriate in length for the target audience; (6) to the point (7) Applied correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and (8) APA style. 4. Layout: The Did not submit The layout of The layout of The layout of layout of the or the layout of the message the message the message message demonstrated the message was acceptable was good and was excellent these was not and supported supported and supported characteristics: acceptable and communication communication communication (1) visually did not support of it to some of it sufficientlyof it very well. pleasing;(2) communication extent. Layout Layout included Layout included of the message included three four (4) of the all five (5) of contributed to the overall message; sufficiently. (3) of the five five (5) of the the layout had (3) Layout did not (5) of the layout characteristics. appropriate include enough layout characteristics. Fulfilled with 90 headings, (4) of the five (5) characteristics. Fulfilled with 80 – 100% quality subheadings, (5) of the layout Fulfilled with 70 – 89% quality and accuracy. and white space characteristics. – 79% quality and accuracy. and accuracy. 5. Media: The Did not submit Provided media Provided media Provided media media should or the media that were that were that were include these used were acceptable and sufficient and excellent and characteristics: unacceptable met only one met two (2) of met all three (1) graphics, sound, and/or and did not (1) of the three the three (3) (3) of the animation that meet the (3) characteristics. characteristics. assist in requirements. characteristics. Fulfilled with 80 Fulfilled with 90 Fulfilled with 70 – 89% quality – 100% quality presenting an – 79% quality and accuracy. and accuracy. overall theme and enhance and accuracy. understanding of concept, ideas and relationships; (2) have original images; graphics are created using proper size and resolution; enhance the content; (3) have a consistent visual theme.
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