Project #84462 - run on sentences

 

Quiz #2

COMM 600

Run-on sentences and sentence fragments

 

 

 

I.        Please read the following word groups. If the word group contains a sentence fragment, write F. If the word group contains a run-on sentence, write ROS. If the word group is a grammatically correct sentence or sentences, write C.  Each incorrect answer will result in a deduction of 3 points.

 

 

 

1.                                             Educational providers can organize their services for new students, institutions, and other patrons, they often unbundle their products for specific groups.

 

 

2.                                Information environment changing dramatically. As does the nature of the participants in this environment.

 

3.                                ___________The current period is a fluid and uncertain period, not only is the rate of change accelerating, the form that change is assuming is becoming indistinct.

 

4.                                The nature of our information environment has changed and continues to change, as does the nature of the participants in this environment.

 

5.                                   Because the nature of our information environment has changed and continues to change, as does the nature of the participants in this environment.

 

6.                                ___________Educational providers can organize their services for new students, institutions, and other patrons, often unbundling their current products for specific groups.

 

7.        ___________The current period is a fluid and uncertain period. Not only is the rate of change accelerating, but the form that change is assuming is becoming indistinct.

 

8.        ___________While cloud computing remains an emerging technology.

 

9.        __________While cloud computing remains an emerging technology, it is clear that more open information on the web is resulting in more standardization of the Information Technology field.

 

10.      ___________Cloud computing remains an emerging technology, it is clear that more open information on the web is resulting in more standardization of the Information Technology field.

 

 

 

 

 

Adapted from Radford, M. L., Connaway, L., Agosto, D. E., Cooper, L. Z., Reuter, K., & Zhou, N. (2007). Behaviors and preferences of digital natives: Informing a research agenda. Proceedings Of The American Society For Information Science And Technology, 44(1), 1.


 

 

II.     Please read the following word groups. If the word group contains a sentence fragment, write F. If the word group contains a run-on sentence, write ROS. If the word group is a grammatically correct sentence or sentences, write C.

 

 

 

 

1.        __________The bottom line is that many Baby Boomers exhibit Millennial” learning styles, and—to a lesser extent—vice versa.

 

2.         __________Demographically and technologically determined differences among generations, while fun to discuss at a superficial level and as typical  characteristics of large groups.

 

3.        __________This provides a poor foundation for decision-making about the learning needs of individual students.

 

4.        __________These generalizations break down even further when applied to the diverse, cross-age mixtures of people found in many college and university courses, therefore can any useful conclusions be reached about trends in learning styles?

 

5.        __________If one discards the hype about generational determinism, the learning preference ascribed to Millennials” are increasingly true for many students across a wide range of ages.

 

6.        __________Driven not only by the technologies they grew up with but also by the tools and media  they use every day.

 

7.        __________For example, by its nature, the Web rewards comparing multiple sources of information, individually incomplete and collectively inconsistent, this induces learning based on seeking, sieving, and synthesizing.

 

8.        __________Rather than on assimilating a single validated” source of knowledge as from books, television, or a professor lecturing.

 

 

9.        __________Similarly, digital media and interfaces encourage multi-tasking, my teenage daughter does her homeworkby simultaneously reading her textbook, listening to her MP3 player, and receiving and sending email.

 

10.     __________Utilizing her web browser, and dialoguing with six of her classmates via instant messaging!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adapted from Dede, C. (2005). Planning for neomillennial learning styles. Educause Quarterly, 28(1), 7-12.


 

 

 

 

  1. Please read the following word groups. If the word group contains a sentence fragment, write F. If the word group contains a run-on sentence, write ROS. If the word group is a grammatically correct sentence or sentences, write C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. __________ H.G. Wells described human history as a race between education and catastrophe.

     

  2.  __________ If this description is accurate.

 

 

 

  1. __________ Higher education has played a major role in safeguarding the world.

 

 

 

  1. __________ In the West, educators often trace their professional origins to Platos academy, where skeptics reasoned and reflected on goodness and knowledge, Platonic education was personal, eschewing even the written word.

 

 

 

  1. __________ Socrates described writing as an invention [that] will produce forgetfulness in the souls of those who have learned it.”

 

 

 

  1. __________ In early modern Europe, itinerant educators traveled to students in order to educate them where they were however, the 11th and 12th centuries represent a turning point in the history of higher education.

 

 

 

  1. __________With the founding of various institutions, universities in the West assumed the physical form we recognize today and operated under papal or royal charters.

     

 

 

 

  1. __________ The Western form of universities and colleges is resilient.

     

  2. __________ Many institutions have served their societies.

     

     

  3. __________ Through natural disasters, times of war, revolution, economic turmoil, and political upheaval.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adapted from Katz, R.N. (2008). The gathering cloud: Is this the end of the middle? In Katz, R. N. (Ed.) The tower and the cloud : Higher education in the age of cloud computing (pp. 2-42). Boulder, Colo. : Educause.

 

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