Session 4: Annotated Bibliography - Issues and Trends
Instructor: Brian Newberry
Phone (909) 537-7630
Goal: To do a media review and introduce the annotated bibliography assignment related to an independent investigation of issues and/or trends in eLearning. An introduction to Social Presence and Media Richness along with looking at communication in eLearning.
Student-Instructor: Blogs, Email
Annotated Bibliography Format (Word)
Annotated Bibliography Example (Word)
Session 4 Tasks and Assignments (Word)
Blog List (Webpage)
1. Listen to the Media Theory podcast.
2. Read the Session 4 Tasks and Assignments page.
3. Post your results and your responses to chapters 5 and 6 focus questions on your blog.
1. Locate appropriate articles and read them.
2. Use the provided format to produce annotations.
3. Post your annotated bibliography on your blog and send the link to Dr. Newberry. (Be sure to check the due date on the schedule page.)
You must post your responses to the chapter review questions and associated tasks on your blog.
You must locate five journal articles related to issues and/or trends in eLearning. These articles should be from peer reviewed journals although one or two non-peer reviewed resources are permitted. You must produce an annotation for each article and these must be posted on your blog.
Each blog post is worth up to 10 points according to the following:
10 points: Post is made before required deadline, is well written, and appropriately addresses any topics raised by the instructor or discovered through your own investigation of course-related topics, response may include the use of graphics, images and/or links to information related to the topics of the course that bring quality content into the course environment.
8 - 9 points: Post is made before required deadline, is well written and adequately addresses any topics raised by the instructor or your own investigation into course-related topics.
0 - 7 points: Post is made late and/or the post is poorly written or inadequately addresses course related topics.