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Saturday
Jan102009

Rubric 8: Hypermedia/Presentation Software Use

This a continuation of the 2008/09 revision of the CODE77 rubrics - Basic level. An introduction is here.

Rubric 8: Hypermedia/Presentation Software Use

IX Hypermedia use (1995)
Level 1 I do not use hypermedia (HyperStudio), nor can I identify any uses or features it might have which would benefit the way I work.

Level 2 I can navigate through a pre-made hypermedia program.

Level 3 I can create my own hypermedia stacks for information presentation. These stacks use navigation buttons, sounds, dissolves, graphics, and text fields. I can use an LCD projection device to display the presentation to a class.

Level 4 I use hypermedia with students who are making their own stacks for information keeping and presentation.

VIII. Hypermedia/presentation software use (NETS I.A., I.B.) (2002)
Level 1 I do not use hypermedia or presentation software, nor can I identify any uses or features it might have which would benefit the way I work.

Level 2 I can navigate through a pre-made hypermedia program or presentation program. I can create a simple presentation using a program’s templates or wizards.

Level 3 I can create my own hypermedia stacks and computer presentations that can be used to accompany a lesson in my classroom. These stacks use navigation buttons, sounds, dissolves, graphics, and text fields. I know some basic rules of graphic design that can apply when designing the presentation. I can use an LCD projection device to display the presentation to a class. The computer generated slides help reinforce or amplify my message.

Level 4 I can link to other programs and to websites from my hypermedia stacks or presentations. I use hypermedia and presentation programs with students in their own information keeping and communication efforts.

VIII. Hypermedia/Presentation software use (NETS ???) (2009)
Level 1 I do not use hypermedia or presentation software, nor can I identify any uses or features it might have which would benefit the way I work.

Level 2 I can navigate through a pre-made hypermedia program or presentation program. I can create a simple presentation using a program’s templates or wizards.

Level 3 I can create my own hypermedia stacks and computer presentations that can be used to accompany a lesson in my classroom. These stacks slideshows use navigation buttons, sounds, dissolves, graphics, and text fields. I can embed sounds, movies, and links to other files and to websites. I know some basic rules of graphic design that can apply when designing the presentation. I can use an LCD projection device to display the presentation to a class. The computer generated slides help reinforce or amplify my message.

Level 4 I can link to other programs and to websites from my hypermedia stacks or presentations. I use hypermedia and presentation programs with students in their own information keeping and communication efforts. I can use cloud-based presentation creation tools and can share my slideshows with others using file sharing Interent sites.

Saturday
Jan102009

Rubric 7: Graphics and Digital Image Use

This a continuation of the 2008/09 revision of the CODE77 rubrics - Basic level. An introduction is here.

Rubric 7: Graphics and Digital Image Use

V Graphics use (1995)
Level 1 I do not use graphics in my word processing or presentations, nor can I identify any uses or features they might have which would benefit the way I work.

Level 2 I can open and create simple pictures with the painting and drawing programs. I can use programs like PrintShop.

Level 3 I use both pre-made clip art and simple original graphics in my word processed documents and presentation. I can edit clip art, change its size, and place it on a page. I can purposefully use most of the drawing tools, and can group, ungroup, and align objects. I can use the clipboard to take graphics from one application for use in another. The use of graphics in my work helps clarify or amplify my message.

Level 4 I use graphics not only for my work, but have used it with students to help them improve their own communications. I can use graphics and the word processor to create a professional looking newsletter.

VII. Graphics and digital image use (NETS I.A., I.B. V.C., V.D.) (2002)
Level 1 I do not use graphics in my word processing or presentations, nor can I identify any uses or features they might have which would benefit the way I work.

Level 2 I can open and create simple pictures with the painting and drawing programs. I can use programs like PrintShop or CardShop.

Level 3 I use both pre-made clip art and simple original graphics in my word-processed documents and presentations. I can edit clip art, change its size, and place it on a page. I can use most of the drawing tools, and can group and un-group objects. I can use the clipboard to take graphics from one application for use in another. I can take, import, edit, and use images from a digital camera in my work. I can use a scanner. The use of graphics in my work helps clarify or amplify my message.

Level 4 I use graphics not only for my work, but have used them with students to help them improve their own communications. I can use graphics and digital images to create a professional looking newsletter. I can do basic editing of digital video production.

VII. Graphics and digital image use (NETS ???) (2009)
Level 1 I do not use graphics in my word processing or presentations, nor can I identify any uses or features they might have which would benefit the way I work.

Level 2 I can open and create simple pictures with stand-alone the painting and drawing programs or with graphics tools within wordprocessing documents. I can use photo-editing software to crop and resize digital photographs. I can use programs like PrintShop or CardShop.

Level 3 I use both pre-made clip art and simple original graphics in my word-processed documents and presentations. I know sources of royalty-free clipart and photographs. I can edit clip art, change its size, and place it on a page. I can use most of the drawing tools, and can group and un-group objects. I can use the clipboard to take graphics from one application for use in another. I can take, import, edit, and use images from a digital camera in my work. I can use a scanner. The use of graphics in my work helps clarify or amplify my message.

Level 4 I use graphics not only for my work, but have used them with students to help them improve their own communications. I can use graphics and digital images to create a professional looking newsletter and website. I can do basic editing of digital video production. I can share my photographs and artwork with others using file sharing Interent sites. I can use cloud-based image generation and editing tools.

Saturday
Jan102009

Returning to the rubrics

Nearly a year ago (gulp!), I began revising my CODE77 Beginning Rubrics, last updated in 2002. I got the first six done and then went ADD on the effort:

Rubric 1: Basic Computer Operation

Rubric 2: File Management

Rubric 3: Time Management and Organization

Rubric 4: Word Processing

Rubric 5: Spreadsheets

Rubric 6: Database Use

Since i'll be using these in a workshop in Wisconsin this Wednesday, it's time to finish them up. Blue Skunk readers, your comments as I revise will be most welcome as I examine...

Rubric 7: Graphics and Digital Image Use

Rubric 8: Hypermedia/Presentation Software Use

Rubric 9: Network and Internet Use

Rubric 10: Student Assessment

Rubric 11: Ethical Use Understanding

I'll look at the evolution of each of these in a separate entry and then compile the (now) 2009 version into a single document.

Please remember that the purpose of these rubrics is only for teachers to assess their basic level of technology use for professional productivity. Rubrics for Retructuring (which also need some updating) address more sophisticated educational uses of technology.

Here we go!