Voice Threads

This is our Digital Divide & Digital Inequality presentation Voice Thread

Reflection I learned a great deal with this assignment. I was familiar with some of the concerns of digital divide and inequality because of my high school’s socio-economic issues that we are faced with everyday. In the organizational process of the assignment, my knowledge with Web Cam technology was very limited therefore, applying it to communicate, was a great experience. First off, our team was initially challenged, due to the fact that all members were from different parts of the country; including one member from the middle east. We first had to determine the best time to meet in Google’s “hangout” room. Once we set the time, we were off and running with the project. Each member took the initiative to research and analyze the best strategy, and to come up with best decision for our proposal. My main responsibility was to create and design the Voice Thread. We used Google Docs to collectively apply our findings. We also used the Power Point program to organize the copy. Once everyone contributed, I imported the type and graphics into Photoshop to create a consistent and professional look. Each member contributed equally with no issues. We have a great team. The sources and credits were presented at the end of the Voice Thread.

AECT Standards that align with the Digital Divide & Digital Inequality Presentation.

3.2 Diffusion of Innovations: Diffusion of innovations is the process of communicating through planned strategies for the purpose of gaining adoption.

3.3 Implementation and Institutionalization: Implementation is using instructional materials or strategies in real (not simulated) settings. Institutionalization is the continuing, routine use of the instructional innovation in the structure and culture of an organization.

3.4 Policies and Regulations: Policies and regulations are the rules and actions of society (or its surrogates) that affect the diffusion and use of Instructional Technology.

4.1 Project Management: Project management involves planning, monitoring, and controlling instructional design and development projects. Project managers negotiate, budget, install information monitoring systems, and evaluate progress.

4.2 Resource Management: Resource management involves planning, monitoring, and controlling resource support systems and services. This includes documentation of cost effectiveness and justification of effectiveness or efficiency for learning as well as the resources of personnel, budget, supplies, time, facilities, and instructional resources.


About gregandradedesign

Graphics teacher for 17 years in the Palm Springs area. I've been married for 28 years to my wife Terri. I have two kids; J'aime 28 and Alex, 23. Evie is our five year old granddaughter. I love to deep sea fish, play guitar and cook.
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