Educational Technology 2 Finals (2013)

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  • 1. 

    The Classroom activity:
    • "Converse and collaborate with another class on a project"
    What tool will make the activity technology-supported instruction?

    • A.

      Presentation Software

    • B.

      Internet

    • C.

      Email

    • D.

      Videoconferencing

    Correct Answer
    D. Videoconferencing
    Explanation
    Videoconferencing is the correct answer because it allows students from different classes to communicate and collaborate on a project in real-time, regardless of their physical location. It enables them to have face-to-face conversations, share ideas, and work together as if they were in the same room. This technology-supported instruction tool promotes active engagement, enhances communication skills, and facilitates effective collaboration between students.

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  • 2. 

    "Keep an updated inventory of class materials and resources".  What technological device can be used in the learning activity?

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Internet

    • C.

      Spreadsheet and Databases

    • D.

      Word Processing

    Correct Answer
    C. Spreadsheet and Databases
    Explanation
    Spreadsheet and Databases can be used to keep an updated inventory of class materials and resources. These technological tools allow for easy organization and tracking of various items, such as textbooks, supplies, and digital resources. By using a spreadsheet, teachers can input and update information about each item, including its availability and location. Databases can further enhance this process by providing a centralized system for storing and managing the inventory data, making it easily accessible and searchable. This ensures that teachers have an efficient and reliable way to keep track of their class materials and resources.

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  • 3. 

    Create a game show for your students to participate in as a review for an upcoming assessment.  This site offers free templates.                                                 people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/ppt_games.html

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    A. BASIC
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "BASIC". This answer is likely referring to the difficulty level of the game show being created. In this context, "BASIC" suggests that the game show will be relatively simple and straightforward, making it suitable for students as a review for an upcoming assessment.

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  • 4. 

    Load pictures from a story out of order, and then save the file as a project (.wp3).  Have students rearrange the pictures to assess them for their understanding of sequencing.

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    B. MEDIUM
    Explanation
    The correct answer is MEDIUM because using a medium-level tool would be appropriate for the given task. The task involves loading pictures out of order and saving them as a project, which requires a tool that allows for manipulation and rearrangement of the pictures. A medium-level tool would likely have the necessary features and functionality to accomplish this task effectively. A basic tool may not have the required features, while a centralized tool may be too complex or advanced for the task at hand.

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  • 5. 

    Allow students to travel all over the Earth, into the stars, and undersea with Google Earth!                                                                  earth.google.com

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    C. CENTRALIZED TOOL
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "CENTRALIZED TOOL". This answer is likely correct because the prompt mentions that Google Earth allows students to travel all over the Earth, into the stars, and undersea. This suggests that Google Earth is a tool that centralizes different locations and allows users to explore them virtually.

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  • 6. 

    How can DIVERSITY in the classroom be enhanced by technology?

    • A.

      The use of variety of access tools and methods

    • B.

      Access of experts over the network

    • C.

      Collaborative Tool and email

    • D.

      Skills development and simulation

    Correct Answer
    A. The use of variety of access tools and methods
    Explanation
    Technology can enhance diversity in the classroom by providing a variety of access tools and methods. This means that students with different learning styles or abilities can use technology to access educational materials and resources in a way that suits their needs. For example, some students may benefit from visual aids or interactive learning tools, while others may prefer audio or text-based resources. By offering a range of options, technology promotes inclusivity and ensures that all students have equal opportunities to learn and participate in the classroom.

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  • 7. 

    The visible, physical information processing machines.

    • A.

      Software

    • B.

      Computer

    • C.

      Hardware

    • D.

      Interface

    Correct Answer
    C. Hardware
    Explanation
    Hardware refers to the physical components of a computer system that can be seen and touched. It includes devices such as the central processing unit (CPU), memory, storage devices, input/output devices, and other peripherals. These components work together to process and store data, allowing the computer to perform tasks. In this context, hardware is the correct answer as it is the category that encompasses the visible, physical information processing machines. Software, on the other hand, refers to the programs and instructions that tell the hardware what to do. An interface is a means of interaction between the user and the hardware or software.

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  • 8. 

    The programs that run the hardware.

    • A.

      Software

    • B.

      Interface

    • C.

      Hardware

    • D.

      Computer

    Correct Answer
    A. Software
    Explanation
    Software refers to the programs and applications that are designed to run on a computer or any electronic device. It is responsible for controlling and managing the hardware components of the computer system. Without software, the hardware would be useless as it cannot perform any tasks on its own. Therefore, software is essential for running and utilizing the capabilities of the hardware.

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  • 9. 

    The means of communication available for educational purposes other than the teacher himself.

    • A.

      Audio media

    • B.

      Instructional media

    • C.

      Visual media

    • D.

      Print media

    Correct Answer
    B. Instructional media
    Explanation
    Instructional media refers to the various tools and resources that are used to support and enhance the teaching and learning process. These include audio, visual, and print materials that are specifically designed to convey educational content. Unlike the teacher, instructional media can be accessed anytime and anywhere, allowing for self-paced learning and catering to different learning styles. It provides an alternative means of communication, enabling students to engage with educational content in a more interactive and engaging manner.

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  • 10. 

    The brain of a technology program.

    • A.

      Computer

    • B.

      Laptop

    • C.

      ICT

    • D.

      Educational Technology

    Correct Answer
    A. Computer
    Explanation
    The brain of a technology program refers to the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer. A computer is the correct answer because it is the main component responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations in a technology program. Laptops, ICT, and Educational Technology are all related to technology but do not specifically refer to the brain or central processing unit of a technology program.

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  • 11. 

    WHAT IS A SIMULATION?

    • A.

      A WAY TO INTERACT WITH OTHERS

    • B.

      AN IMITATION OF SOME REAL THING

    • C.

      A REPRODUCTION TO THE WORLD

    • D.

      A WAY TO REPRODUCE YOUR IMAGINATION THINGS

    • E.

      IS A SOFWARE TO FIND SOURCES

    Correct Answer
    B. AN IMITATION OF SOME REAL THING
    Explanation
    A simulation is an imitation or representation of something real. It is a way to recreate or mimic real-world scenarios, systems, or processes in a controlled environment. Simulations are used to study, analyze, and understand the behavior and outcomes of different situations without the need for real-world experimentation. They can be used in various fields such as science, engineering, medicine, and training to simulate and predict the effects and consequences of certain actions or events.

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  • 12. 

    What is the main objective of Educational Technology 2?

    • A.

      To orient the learners.

    • B.

      To integrate technology in teaching-learning process.

    Correct Answer
    B. To integrate technology in teaching-learning process.
    Explanation
    The main objective of Educational Technology 2 is to integrate technology in the teaching-learning process. This means that the focus is on using technology tools and resources to enhance and improve the way students learn and teachers teach. By integrating technology, educators can create more interactive and engaging learning experiences, provide access to a wider range of educational materials, and promote collaboration and critical thinking skills among students. This objective recognizes the importance of technology in modern education and its potential to enhance the overall learning outcomes.

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  • 13. 

    One of the objectives of educational technology  is to

    • A.

      Provide education in the use of technology in instruction.

    • B.

      Engage education in the use of technology in instruction.

    Correct Answer
    A. Provide education in the use of technology in instruction.
    Explanation
    Educational technology aims to provide education in the use of technology in instruction. This means that it focuses on teaching individuals how to effectively utilize technology as a tool for teaching and learning. By providing education in the use of technology in instruction, educational technology helps educators and students gain the necessary skills and knowledge to integrate technology into the learning process, enhancing teaching methods and improving learning outcomes.

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  • 14. 

    Integrating information technology should be

    • A.

      A refreshing and exciting study.

    • B.

      A formidable task.

    Correct Answer
    A. A refreshing and exciting study.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a refreshing and exciting study." This suggests that integrating information technology should be seen as an enjoyable and invigorating field of study. It implies that individuals should approach the task with enthusiasm and a positive mindset, rather than considering it as a difficult or challenging endeavor.

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  • 15. 

    As a teacher which of the folowing can you use to post the students work?

    • A.

      Social networking site

    • B.

      Class website

    • C.

      Blogsite

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Teachers can use all of the options mentioned (social networking site, class website, and blogsite) to post students' work. Social networking sites provide a platform for sharing and interacting with a wider audience, while a class website allows for a more controlled and private environment for sharing work within the class. Blogsites offer a combination of both, allowing students to showcase their work publicly while still maintaining some control over who can access it. By utilizing all of these options, teachers can cater to different preferences and needs of their students, as well as provide a variety of platforms for sharing their work.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following media can students and teachers use outside of the classroom communication?

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Instant messaging

    • C.

      Social networking

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Students and teachers can use email, instant messaging, and social networking for communication outside of the classroom. These forms of media provide convenient and efficient ways to connect and exchange information, allowing for easy collaboration and discussion even when not physically present in the classroom.

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  • 17. 

    In creating rubric, what site will we use? 

    • A.

      Www.rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

    • B.

      Www.discoveryeducation.com.au

    • C.

      Www.enchantedlearning.com.

    • D.

      Www.IT learning.com

    Correct Answer
    A. Www.rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php
    Explanation
    The correct answer is www.rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php because this website, RubiStar, is specifically designed for creating rubrics. It provides a user-friendly platform where educators can easily create and customize rubrics for various subjects and grade levels. The other websites mentioned in the options do not specialize in rubric creation and may not have the same features and resources as RubiStar.

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  • 18. 

    A forms of media which requires the use of transparency.

    • A.

      CD'S, DVD'S internet

    • B.

      Slides

    • C.

      Overhead projector

    • D.

      Realia

    Correct Answer
    C. Overhead projector
    Explanation
    The overhead projector is a form of media that requires the use of transparency. It is a device that projects images or text onto a screen or wall by shining light through a transparent sheet placed on a glass surface. The transparency allows the light to pass through and display the content to the audience. This makes the overhead projector an effective tool for presentations or teaching, as it allows the presenter to display visual aids, diagrams, or text in a clear and visible manner.

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  • 19. 

    Specialized peripherals like the ________________ are electronic devices which can be attached to computer in order to expand the computer's use.

    • A.

      Joystick

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Keyboard

    Correct Answer
    A. Joystick
    Explanation
    Specialized peripherals like a joystick are electronic devices that can be attached to a computer to enhance its functionality. A joystick is commonly used for gaming purposes, allowing users to control movements and actions in video games. By connecting a joystick to a computer, users can have a more immersive and interactive gaming experience. Additionally, joysticks can also be used in certain professional applications such as flight simulators or 3D modeling, where precise control and manipulation are required.

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  • 20. 

    It is designed as substitute for face to face meeting and travels.

    • A.

      Telecomputing

    • B.

      Teleconferencing

    • C.

      Televised instruction

    Correct Answer
    B. Teleconferencing
    Explanation
    Teleconferencing is the correct answer because it is a technology that allows people to communicate and interact with each other through audio and video transmissions, thereby serving as a substitute for face-to-face meetings and travels. It enables individuals or groups in different locations to hold virtual meetings, share information, and collaborate in real-time, saving time and resources that would otherwise be spent on travel.

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  • 21. 

    Start the day or week with "Current Events," even in a content area, from major news sources. Which technology would apply to this activity?  

    • A.

      Word Processing

    • B.

      E-Mail

    • C.

      Word Processing

    • D.

      Internet

    Correct Answer
    A. Word Processing
    Explanation
    Word Processing technology would apply to this activity because it allows users to create and edit documents, such as a current events summary or analysis, which can be shared and distributed easily. It provides the necessary tools for formatting, organizing, and presenting information in a clear and professional manner.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following has the least learner involvement?

    • A.

      Watching a demo

    • B.

      Watching a movie

    • C.

      Participating in a discussion

    • D.

      Simulating a real experience

    Correct Answer
    A. Watching a demo
    Explanation
    Watching a demo requires the least learner involvement compared to the other options. In this scenario, the learner is merely observing someone else perform a task or demonstrate a concept. They are passive recipients of information and do not actively engage in any discussion or hands-on experience. On the other hand, watching a movie may involve some level of mental engagement and analysis, participating in a discussion requires active participation and sharing of ideas, and simulating a real experience involves active learning and practical application of knowledge.

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  • 23. 

    The classroom activity will be:
    • "Contact your Congressional Representative, Senators, or state officials with your concerns or questions." 
    Identify the tool to be used in teaching.

    • A.

      DIGITAL CAMERA

    • B.

      DIGITAL VIDEO

    • C.

      EMAIL

    • D.

      INTERNET

    Correct Answer
    C. EMAIL
    Explanation
    The tool to be used in teaching is email. Email allows students to easily contact their Congressional Representative, Senators, or state officials with their concerns or questions. It provides a direct and efficient means of communication, allowing students to express their opinions and engage in civic participation.

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  • 24. 

    The classroom activity: "Create a resume for any famous person in history".  What tool will be applied to deliver the instructional activity?

    • A.

      Digital Camera

    • B.

      Digital Video

    • C.

      Spreadsheets and Databases

    • D.

      Word Processing

    Correct Answer
    D. Word Processing
    Explanation
    The tool that will be applied to deliver the instructional activity of creating a resume for any famous person in history is word processing. Word processing software allows users to create, edit, and format documents, making it the most suitable tool for creating a resume. It provides features such as templates, formatting options, and spell check, which are essential for creating a professional-looking resume. With word processing, students can easily organize and present the information about the famous person in a clear and structured manner.

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  • 25. 

    "Provide supporting "evidence" in a project or report".  What tool for technology is to be used?

    • A.

      Digital Camera

    • B.

      Digital Video

    • C.

      Presentation Software

    • D.

      Videoconferencing

    Correct Answer
    A. Digital Camera
    Explanation
    A digital camera would be the appropriate tool for providing supporting evidence in a project or report. It allows the user to capture images that can be easily incorporated into the project or report. The images can serve as visual evidence to support the information presented, making the project or report more comprehensive and credible.

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  • 26. 

    Create a game show for your students to participate in as a review for an upcoming assessment.  This site offers free templates.                                                 people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/ppt_games.html

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    A. BASIC
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "BASIC," refers to the level or complexity of the game show that is being created for the students. It suggests that the game show will be simple and easy to understand, making it suitable for a review of the upcoming assessment.

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  • 27. 

    Use ePals to connect to another classroom in the state, country, or even world!  Students can do various projects with their long-distance peers or simply communicate to each other like pen pals.                                                 www.epals.com

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    C. CENTRALIZED TOOL
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "CENTRALIZED TOOL" because ePals serves as a centralized platform for connecting classrooms from different locations. It allows students to collaborate on projects and communicate with each other, similar to being pen pals. By using ePals, teachers can easily connect their students with classrooms in their state, country, or even around the world, making it a convenient and efficient tool for fostering global connections and learning opportunities.

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  • 28. 

    Zoom in on an object until you are unable to tell what it is.  Have students guess the mystery object as a lesson introduction or a creative writing prompt.

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    B. MEDIUM
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "MEDIUM" because the given activity of zooming in on an object until it becomes unrecognizable requires a tool that has a moderate level of zooming capability. A basic tool might not have enough zooming power to make the object unidentifiable, while a centralized tool might have too much zooming power, making it difficult for students to guess the mystery object. Therefore, a medium zooming capability tool would be the most suitable for this activity.

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  • 29. 

    Take your photo to send to the students before school starts as a "Welcome to ___ grade!" postcard.

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    A. BASIC
    Explanation
    The correct answer is BASIC because taking a photo to send to students as a "Welcome to ___ grade!" postcard is a simple and fundamental task that can be easily accomplished using basic tools or equipment. It does not require any advanced or specialized tools or techniques.

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  • 30. 

    Students can collaborate with each other or with other students from different schools through Diigo.  The site allows students to bookmark sites, create tags, make notes, and save discussions.                                                 www.diigo.com

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    C. CENTRALIZED TOOL
    Explanation
    Diigo is a centralized tool because it allows students to collaborate and share resources in one central location. It provides features such as bookmarking sites, creating tags, making notes, and saving discussions, all of which can be accessed by students from different schools. This centralization of resources and collaboration makes Diigo a centralized tool for students to work together and share information.

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  • 31. 

    Create multimedia quizzes in minutes!  You can attach them to your blog or class website.                                                 www.mystudiyo.com

    • A.

      BASIC

    • B.

      MEDIUM

    • C.

      CENTRALIZED TOOL

    Correct Answer
    B. MEDIUM
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "MEDIUM" because it is the level of difficulty or complexity of the quizzes that can be created using the multimedia tool. It suggests that the quizzes can be moderately challenging and require a certain level of knowledge or skill to complete.

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  • 32. 

    A link that will connect you to another document or web page on the World Wide Web.

    • A.

      Hyperlink

    • B.

      Icon

    • C.

      Navigation button

    • D.

      Encoder

    Correct Answer
    A. Hyperlink
    Explanation
    A hyperlink is a clickable link that connects the user to another document or web page on the World Wide Web. It allows users to navigate between different web pages or documents by simply clicking on the link. This is a common feature used in websites and documents to provide easy access to related information or resources.

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  • 33. 

    A document published by the school district that identifies rules of behavior that must be followed by anyone using the school districts computers, network, or Internet connection.

    • A.

      Classroom rules

    • B.

      Acceptable use policy

    • C.

      Fair Use

    • D.

      Ethical Internet use policy

    Correct Answer
    B. Acceptable use policy
    Explanation
    An acceptable use policy is a document that outlines the rules and guidelines for using a school district's computers, network, or internet connection. It ensures that all users understand and follow the expected behavior when using these resources. This policy helps maintain a safe and productive environment for everyone and protects against misuse or abuse of the school district's technology resources.

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  • 34. 

    Illegal copying of creative material owned by another person is known as?

    • A.

      Copyright

    • B.

      Plagiarism

    • C.

      Offensive

    • D.

      Illicit

    Correct Answer
    B. Plagiarism
    Explanation
    Plagiarism refers to the act of illegally copying or using creative material that belongs to someone else without their permission or proper citation. It involves presenting someone else's work as one's own, whether it is written content, artwork, music, or any other form of creative expression. Plagiarism is considered unethical and a violation of intellectual property rights.

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  • 35. 

    What do you call software that finds a list of Web Sites that meet a specified search?

    • A.

      Search engine

    • B.

      Meta search engine

    • C.

      Internet

    • D.

      Hyperlink

    Correct Answer
    A. Search engine
    Explanation
    A search engine is a software that finds a list of web sites that meet a specified search. It is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web by looking for keywords or phrases entered by the user. Search engines use algorithms to analyze and index web pages, allowing them to provide relevant search results to users based on their query. Some popular search engines include Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

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