General Project Guidelines
Due: Monday, February 7, end of day
What is technology?: 4 points (present a critical definition based on readings and class discussion, relate to personal experience, and provide examples)
Forms of technology: 5 points (analyze and discuss the variety of forms technology can take—artifacts, forms of organization, etc.)
Social Dimensions: 5 points (how does technology in all its forms shape social processes and structures, and how do social processes shape technology)
How does technology enhance and/or limit interaction: 5 points (address the complexities of technology and human (especially individual) interaction. Focus on how our definitions of ourselves and others are mediated through technology).
Links: 4 points (use of links to internal and external pages to support and document your ideas. Includes insuring link to your page(s) is included on the “home page”).
Images: 4 points (use of images to support and enhance your ideas).
Spelling, grammar, and length of essay: 5 points (target—500 words)
Be sure to correctly cite all information used from research resources (in-text citations and a list of references for each page) using the ASA manuscript submission guide (local copy with web citation guidelines or a full version of the ASA Style Guide). Additional assistance with referencing online resources can be found here. Also, remember we are undertaking an academic activity, so please refrain from using opinion, unreliable or invalid resources, sensationalism, and other non-academic practices. See academic integrity statement and SafeAssign information.
Group presentation: 8 points (organization, summary/synthesis, coordination)
Minimum of 4 comments on other groups/individuals’ presentation: 10 (2.5 points per 100-125 word comment)
Grand total: 50 points
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