If you have a smartphone, please go into the app store (see links below) and install the Google Classroom app. This will allow you to get Classroom notifications which will help you be more successful in this class.
I also recommend that you check your school board email account daily for any notifications from Google Classroom, especially to check for any comments I have made on your submissions.
The general policy for late submissions is that 5% of your achieved mark will be deducted per day to a maximum of 15% for grades 9-10 and a maximum of 25% for grades 11-12 (DSBN policy). There may be exceptions to this, depending on the specific circumstances.
If assignments are posted online and can be done from home, absence due to a school activity does not extend the deadline.
If the situation warrants that an assignment can no longer be handed in, the mark will be a zero beyond that.
(You will only be given a reasonable amount of time to submit a late assignment. Don’t expect to be handing in assignments two or three weeks after they are due!)
Each item will be marked out of four. Spelling and grammar mistakes will result in lost marks. If in doubt, get a classmate to review your work before the deadline.
Each response must be written in a way that it makes sense in its own context, i.e., as a standalone paragraph (or paragraphs) placed in a separate report away from the requirements. You will NOT be able to get away with short replies in this report!
If I add comments, please do not delete them. If necessary, duplicate the commented section and strike out the original section as shown in this example:
original part new part
To receive full marks, be sure you address the following for each response:
- the context to the subject area is clear
- the response demonstrates a clear understanding of the concept(s)
- the terminology is appropriate to the subject and skill level (grade, E vs M, etc.)
Create a section called “Career Matchmaker Results (Top 10 careers)”. Under this, list your top 10 Career Matchmaker results from Career Cruising, listed in order, in a neatly formatted (bulleted) list. (Redo the career matchmaker, even if you have done it this year. Be sure to answer ALL questions.)
An example is shown below:
Career Matchmaker Results (Top 10 careers)
- Automobile Assembler
- Electronics Engineering Tech
- Electrical Engineering Tech
- Web Developer
- Office Machine Repairer
- Furniture Finisher
- Cable Installer and Repairer
- Production Woodworker
Next, create a section called “My Top Career Choice”. Under this heading, enter “Career”, followed by the name of your top career choice, ideally taken from the above list, as well as the other details listed below. Example:
My Top Career Choice
- Automobile assemblers install pre-fabricated parts and components to make new vehicles.
Earning $ Range
Level of Education
- Work at assigned stations on automotive assembly lines
- Attach a specific part, such as the bumper, as automobile frames move down the line
- Often climb into the frames and use power tools to bolt or screw the part in place
- Ensure the part is properly secured and functional, and move on to the next frame
Attributes and Abilities
- Work well with your hands
- Mechanically inclined
- Communication skills
- Physically fit
- Work for companies that manufacture cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, or other kinds of automobiles
- Most work a regular 40-hour week, though overtime is sometimes required
- Some work evenings and weekends
- Work indoors in large factories that are clean but noisy, and can be hot in summer
- The work involves a lot of repetitive tasks
Pick your favourite tweet from the class twitter feed (https://twitter.com/hashtag/bdstgj).
Embed the tweet onto your page (ask me for a demo if you don’t know how).
Write a short paragraph about why this was your favourite tweet.
Remember that spelling and grammar counts….always!
I just discovered this great little (portable) screen recorder utility that saves the video file as a GIF file, which is perfect for embedding in websites or ePortfolios.
To download it for yourself, visit http://www.screentogif.com/. Continue reading “ScreenToGif Utility (is awesome!)”
Create an infographic (Affinity Designer is recommended for this) or Google Doc or podcast or video that shows an ICT-related ethical issue which:
- clearly defines what the issue is all about,
- convincingly shows us how to resolve it, and
- recommends alternatives/safeguards which exist to protect against such issues in the future (if applicable).
- Music and video file downloading
- Identity theft
- Keystroke logging
- Packet sniffing
- Biometric data
- Effective passwords
- Secure websites
- Cyber bullying
Be sure to give credit to all your sources!
Inspiration and credit for this assignment:
Create a Google Presentation slideshow similar to the one found here.
In your slideshow, profile an artist or photographer whose work you find inspirational. Include a minimum of ten pieces of work, if possible, and be prepared to share your research on the artist and your thoughts and research on each of the pieces, including why you chose that piece, what’s unique and/or inspirational about it, and any history you feel is relevant.
Name your presentation “Full Name Course Code Artist Profile – Name of Artist“, and submit it in Google Classroom.
For the intro to your live presentation, explain why you chose this artist or photographer and any relevant information you learned about the artist.
For marking, consider:
- Have you included the minimum number of pieces?
- Have you fully researched the background of the artist?
- Have you researched the history of each of the pieces?
Note: Submit the name of the artist or photographer in Google Classroom in the comments. First-come-first-served!
1Students are expected to come to the exam period to discuss their portfolio with the instructor. For TGJ2O students that meet the exam exemption criteria set by the school (mark > 70%, maximum 9 days away, all major assignments completed, and no suspensions), they will be exempt from attending the interview but are still encouraged to come in.