1.After watching Dr. Derek Cabrera's lecture please write a short paragraph in which you answer one of the following questions:
2.Why does Dr. Cabrera differentiate between the ability to memorize large chunks of information and the ability to take knowledge and structure it to solve a novel problem?
3.How does Dr. Cabrera define thinking?
4.Identify 4 of the major types of thinking that Dr. Cabrera mentions?
5.Explain the “Legos” metaphor that Dr. Cabrera uses.
6.What is the “bandwidth solution” to education?
7.According to Dr. Cabrera, what are the four universal thinking skills?
8.After the short paragraph, please answer the following question to the best of your ability:
9.How does a course like Advanced Research Writing ask you to create distinctions in knowledge, to recognize how systems are structured, to define relationships, or to explore knowledge from multiple perspectives?
Assignment 2 Database and research Tools
Watch the following video tutorials about the UMUC Library Databases.
Video tutorial #1
Video tutorial #2
Video tutorial #3
After watching the videos, please find a scholarly article on your topic. When you have found a scholarly article, please write a short summary of that source and post it below. You can find citation advice and examples in Chapter 13, APA and MLA Documentation and Formatting.
Assignment 3 Developing Topics and Wikipedia
Please read the below link and the following
Chapter 13, Wikipedia Is Good for You!?
Identify Purdy's (2010) 3 main ways to use Wikipedia when researching. Using the Wikipedia strategies and one of the topics below chosen research topic, please write a short description of how you used Wikipedia for “1. ideas, 2. links to other texts, and 3. search terms” (Purdy, 2010). Please note any places where your research went in a different direction because of your use of Wikipedia.
1. Review the literature on the impact of the Internet on information literacy and library skills.
For example, you might review the literature on one or more of the following. These are just examples. Many approaches are possible for this topic.
a. The impact of the Internet on plagiarism in student papers.
b. The impact of the Internet on research methods among students.
c. The impact of Wikipedia and other web 2.0 applications on the use of information.
2. Review the literature on the impact of technology on the health care field.
For example, you might review the literature on any one or more of the following. These are just examples. Many approaches are possible for this topic.
a. The impact of a particular technological development on health care costs.
b. The implications of maintaining a nationwide health care electronic database of every patient’s medical records.
3. Review the literature on the impact of assessment and measurement on education.
For example, you might review the literature on any one of the following. These are just examples. Many approaches are possible for this topic.
a. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and the use of measurement in its assessments.
b. The use of placement exams for entrance into colleges and universities.
c. The use of placement exams for enrollment into entry-level writing and mathematics courses in colleges and universities.
d. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) movement in education.
4. Review the literature on the impact of technology on a field of study or topic of your choice.
This option represents a more general approach to the assignment.
Some examples might be the following. These are just examples. Many approaches are possible for this topic.
a. The impact of mobile devices on cybersecurity
b. The impact of the Internet on the field of advertising
c. The impact of cloud computing on a particular business field
d. The impact of the Internet in an area of communication studies
e. The impact of the Internet on global marketing strategies
f. The impact of a particular type of technology on health care
g. The impact of technology on education in a particular field of study
h. The impact of technology at a particular time in history for a particular country or region.
|Due By (Pacific Time)||08/19/2014|
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