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Active Learning: Software

Who is your favorite computer person?

Write a paper telling more about one of the famous people in computing. You may create the document in Microsoft Word, Open Office, or Google Docs to tell about your favorite person.

You should include at least one picture that is formatted so that the text wraps around the picture.

Cite each of the sources where you got the information. If it is a website include a hyperlink.

Citations

Checklist

  • Starts with the title and your name in a larger font and centered at the top of the page: 1 point
  • Shows knowledge of the subject: 2 points
  • Shows knowledge of the word processing software: 2 points
  • Includes picture formatted to wrap around text: 1 points
  • All sources are cited. 2 points
  • Sufficient length or complexity to show real effort: 2 points

Grading Rubric

  Novice Competent Proficient
Format

Name and title are not given.
0 points

Name and or title is missing.
0 points

Starts with the title and your name in a larger font and centered at the top of the page.
1 point

Subject

There are errors in the facts.
0 points

Shows limited knowledge of the subject.
1 point

Shows knowledge of the subject.
2 points

Word Processing

There are spelling errors.
0 points

Shows some knowledge of the word processing software including spell check..
1 point

Shows knowledge of the word processing software including spell check.
2 points

Graphics

There are no graphics.
0 points

Includes pictures or graphs but not formatted.
0 point

Includes pictures or graphs formatted to wrap text.
1 point

Citations

There are no citations.
0 points

Citations are incorrect or some are missing.
1 point

All sources are cited..
2 points

Effort

Your paper is too short to show any real effort.
0 points

Your paper is somewhat short and has a few interesting facts..
1 point

Your paper is of sufficient length and complexity to show real effort.
2 points

Active Learning Index

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