Discussion Question

Assignment 1: Discussion—Education and Technology

In this module’s readings, you learned about the importance of clarity in writing. A strong, clear thesis and a logically structured argument enhance the credibility of your work.

Use appropriate language to respond to the following:

  • “Should schools embrace computers and technology? How does an increasing dependence on technology impact the operation of the classroom? Does more technology help or hinder learning?” Discuss your perspective and provide outside support for your opinion.

Write your initial response in about 150–200 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

By August8, 2014, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through August 11, 2014, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.

Grading Criteria and Rubric

Assignment 1 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Demonstrated the importance of clarity in writing while providing a perspective on “Should schools embrace computers and technology? How does an increasing dependence on technology impact the operation of the classroom? Does more technology help or hinder learning?” Included outside support to justify the position.
36
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
4
Total:
40

 

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