Our second assignment for this week was to create a Jigsaw Activity on the topic of our choice. I chose the Earth, Sun, Moon system as I needed to update this lesson plan, and the topic lends itself nicely to a Jigsaw. Here is my main 502 Projects page.
A couple of observations for this week. The Lynda.com videos were very helpful, more so than in past weeks. I don’t know what I will do when this class is over & I need to create a page without access to Boise State “how to videos” or the Lynda.com videos. Both sets of videos are my bibles as I create pages; I am constantly referring back to both current week’s videos, and past week’s modules.
I created my skeleton in a Google doc, and when I copied & pasted into Dreamweaver, all kinds of errors were present. Lesson here is use Word documents for copying and pasting into Dreamweaver. A couple of times, I left out my hyphen or semi-colon in CSS & it took a while to recognize that!
I kept the page in the same color family, but used a brighter green on the Jigsaw, which I like better.
AECT standards for this week:
1.1.2.b Create instructional plans (micro-level design) that address the needs of all learners, including appropriate accommodations for learners with special needs.
1.1.2.d Incorporate contemporary instructional technology processes in the development of interactive lessons that promote student learning.
1.1.3.b Demonstrate personal skill development with at least one: computer authoring application, video tool, or electronic communication application.
1.3.b Identify at least one instructional model and demonstrate appropriate contextualized application within practice and field experiences.
1.4.b Describe and/or document specific learner characteristics which influence the selection of instructional strategies.
2.3.2 Design, produce, and use digital information with computer-based technologies.
2.4.1 Use authoring tools to create effective hypermedia/multimedia instructional materials or products.
2.4.2 Develop and prepare instructional materials and products for various distance education delivery technologies.
2.4.4 Use telecommunications tools such as electronic mail and browsing tools for the World Wide Web to develop instructional and professional products.
2.4.5 Develop effective Web pages with appropriate links using various technological tools.