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ADDIE Model Phases

Hi, This is my first time creating an ADDIE project for the following information below. I tried but it became very confusing. I need some assistance. How many phases are there? What information goes where? How do I set up the training process? Thank you! The technology coordinator will put together a plan using the ADD

Qualitative and Quantitative Research Article Evaluation

Qualitative Research Article Evaluation Provide a brief summary of the problem and research question. Briefly describe the degree of control the researcher(s) had over the following methodological components, and mention any issues with bias that they might encounter: 1. Selection of participants (or other data source[s])

Arts Standards Scavenger Hunt

1. Locate an Arts standard that involves giving a performance. 2. Locate an Arts standard that relates to the higher levels?terms such as evaluate or create?of Bloom's Taxonomy. 3. Locate an Arts standard that seems to be a mainstay of the discipline. 4. Locate an Arts standard that exemplifies authentic learning. 5.

Comparing Data Collection Techniques

I need help with an assignment. Here is the description: Investigate various methods for collecting data (For an Educational Research Class) in a research project and prepare a 3-4 page response discussing: 1. The pros and cons of each method 2. The selection of a data collection process that would address the project ou

Becoming a Student Peer Mentor

Some of my career goals range from a social psychologist, behavioral analyst or a therapist. How can becoming a student peer mentor at my college help to promote my possible future career paths?

Becoming a Peer-Mentor

Answer each of the three questions: 1) Why should a student in their third year in college with a high GPA want to become a peer-mentor to a new student who will be entering their freshmen year at the university that they attend? 2) What skills does a student in their third year in college have that they believe will help

False Belief Tasks

According to your text, "the 'gold standard' that researchers use to demonstrate understanding of belief is success on tasks that require understanding of one's own or another person's false belief" (Siegler, 2005, pg. 318). Young children often fail false belief tasks. This finding has been interpreted in a number of different

Qualitative Research Article Critique

Please help me with this assignment. Choose a qualitative article that will be used in your final project. Provide a brief critique of the article, commenting on the following: 1. The purpose and goal of the study as stated or implied by the problem statement, research question(s), and hypothesis(es). 2. The source of inf

Language Development and Kuhl's Research

Throughout the early stages of life, infants and children experiment with communicative attempts through crying, eye gaze, gesturing, cooing, and then eventually speaking. Based on Kuhl's work, how do you feel language develops in infancy? How should language be supported in infancy and early childhood and would that support met

When Accepting Help Becomes Cheating

A student in your class needs to travel during one week of the course and will not have access to a computer during the trip. She wants to complete her assignments ahead of time. She asks you for permission to give her conferencing program User ID and password to her husband so that he can post the assignments for her while she

The Student-Centered Learning Environment

Best practice in teaching includes designing a course that is student-centered. What are the primary aspects you will incorporate into the instructional design of your course to create a student-centered environment?

Synchronous Tools for Education

How can synchronous tools such as Skype, Live Chat, and AOL messaging be used to provide feedback in the form of guidance or "touching base"? Provide real-life examples to illustrate.

Educational Scavenger Hunts

I will be completing the practicum for my program soon and am looking for ways to break the ice with my students. Are you able to provide me with any easy suggestions on how I can create a bond with my students on the first day of class?

Holistic vs. Analytical Rubrics

(1) One day stop-ins (students who appear to jump into the course once a week for ten minutes and do all their required posts) concerns some faculty (certainly not all). Should students be required to log in more frequently? Do you think that holistic or analytical rubrics are more beneficial to the online environment? (2) H

Serving Students with Physical or Health Impairments

What are the responsibilities and experiences needed by special educators who serve student with physical or health impairments? What is the significance of motor development, specifically the difference between typical and atypical motor development of a child with the special needs? What is the impact of physical and health im

Educational Innovations

Educational innovations, such as dynamic assessment and FCL (Fostering Communities of Learners) classrooms, have incorporated insights about learning and development from the sociocultural theories. Choose either dynamic assessment or FCL. Define your choice, and discuss how it incorporates insights about learning and developmen

Developing a Gender Equity Plan

1. Develop a gender equity plan for implementation to reduce achievement gaps between male and female learners that include an innovative instructional strategy, program, or project. 2. How can I analyze factors that contribute to the persistence of the achievement gaps between male and female learners?

The Waldorf Education Program

Could you please help me understand more about the Waldorf education program. How does the Waldorf education program best serve the interests of children and their families? Describe the features of the program that you would likely incorporate in your own classroom.

Addressing Bias in Intelligence Testing Using the Triarchic Theory

Daniel, an eight-year-old child from a poor, inner-city neighborhood, is given a traditional IQ test. One section of the IQ test involves defining various words. "Yacht" is one of the words that Daniel is asked to define. Briefly discuss why the test administrator should be cautious when interpreting Daniel's performance on t