Educational Technology Assessment

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Educational Technology Assessment

This tool serves as an assessment for our entire KIBSD community in the field of Educational Technology. This assessment has been created to assess the general understanding that adults in the school district have about the following: web 2. 0, innovative technologies, basic troubleshooting, tools appropriate for the task, and nine other aspects of technology which are in line with the educational technology movement through the U. S. *A note about this assessment: this assessment is in it's pilot form (your feedback is valued), also - this is not assessing your technician abilities, rather it is focused on general knowledge and integration. Very Important: Please don't guess. Please answer the questions with what you actually


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Resource Sorting:  Which program would you use if you wanted to create a newsletter?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Word

    • B. 

      Word Pad

    • C. 

      Microsoft Publisher

    • D. 

      Adobe Illustrator

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 2. 
    Resource Sorting:  If you wanted to create a graph which program would you use?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Excel

    • B. 

      Microsoft Word

    • C. 

      Google Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      I draw it on a piece of paper

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 3. 
    Web 2.0:  What is a website called where everyone can edit the page and contribute to the website?
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Wiki

    • C. 

      Web page

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 4. 
    Web 2.0:  What is Twitter? How is it used?
    • A. 

      Like Facebook, connecting a known group of people

    • B. 

      Blogging, mainly one sided publications

    • C. 

      Micro-blogging, connecting with the world

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 5. 
    Web 2.0:  If web 1.0 was simply putting information out on the internet...What is the direction of web 2.0?  Choose the best answer.
    • A. 

      Collaborating on information

    • B. 

      Linking all of the information

    • C. 

      Tagging the information

    • D. 

      I don't know what web 2.0 is...

  • 6. 
    Research:  If you were to research information regarding the turning point of the American Revolutionary War...what would be your search words?
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Revolutionary war

    • C. 

      American revolutionary war

    • D. 

      Turning point revolutionary war

    • E. 

      Turning point american revolutionary war

  • 7. 
    Research:  What is unique about Wikipedia as compared to our standard encyclopedia on our library shelves?
    • A. 

      Many people edit the page and add content that is current.

    • B. 

      Monitored by a select few for accuracy and completion.

    • C. 

      Content is open to members.

    • D. 

      I don't know about wikipedia.

  • 8. 
    Common Elements:  The B, I, U, and chain link buttons at the top of a word document or text editing box stand for the following:
    • A. 

      Basic, Italics, Underline, Lock

    • B. 

      Bold, Italics, Underline, Link

    • C. 

      Bold, Italics, Underline, Lock

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 9. 
    Common Elements:  What are tabs and what is their usefulness?
    • A. 

      Enables you to have multiple websites open within the same browser window

    • B. 

      Enables you to keep track of files on the task bar

    • C. 

      Enables you to sort your email into folders

    • D. 

      I don't know, I don't use tabs

  • 10. 
    Common Elements:  What is does the symbol look like that allows you to edit in HTML mode and embed video?
    • A. 

      { }

    • B. 

    • C. 

      [ ]

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 11. 
    Photography:  What is the term called when you want to remove part of your image?
    • A. 

      Crop

    • B. 

      Mask

    • C. 

      Cut

    • D. 

      I don't know how to edit an image.

  • 12. 
    Photography:  What are the names of several photo-sharing websites - where you can post your own photos or view photos from people around the world?
    • A. 

      Imoptera and Imagine

    • B. 

      Joomla and Drupal

    • C. 

      Flickr and Picasa

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 13. 
    Presentations:  When you create a PowerPoint which of the following is an important rule to remember?
    • A. 

      Do not fill your slides with text

    • B. 

      Chose font styles and colors that are hard to read

    • C. 

      Do not keep the same theme throughout the slideshow

    • D. 

      I'm not familiar with PowerPoint

  • 14. 
    Presentations:  How many different fonts and font colors should you use in a presentation?
    • A. 

      It doesn't matter - More fonts and colors draws peoples' attention

    • B. 

      Up to 3 font types and 3 font colors

    • C. 

      One font and always the same color

    • D. 

      I don't know what font types are...

  • 15. 
    Operating Systems:  What combination of three keys brings up the end task screen for Windows machines?
    • A. 

      Control + Windows + Backspace

    • B. 

      Control + Shift + Alt

    • C. 

      Control + Alt + Delete

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 16. 
    Operating Systems:  If you've lost your wireless connection to the internet where would you begin to investigate the problem on a Windows computer?
    • A. 

      Control Panel then Network Preferences

    • B. 

      The little computer icon with the three arcs in your toolbar next to the time.

    • C. 

      Start then Network Places

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 17. 
    Hardware: What is the name of the cable that you use to connect your computer to the internet at school?
    • A. 

      Telephone line

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      Ethernet

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 18. 
    Hardware:  What two keys would you push on a Windows Laptop to connect the computer to a projector?
    • A. 

      Fn + F7

    • B. 

      Fn + F8

    • C. 

      Control + Delete

    • D. 

      I don't know - I haven't done this

  • 19. 
    Photography:  What would be a good resolution for printing a photo?
    • A. 

      300 dpi

    • B. 

      1,000 dpi

    • C. 

      15,000 dpi

    • D. 

      8"x10"

    • E. 

      I don't know...

  • 20. 
    Graphic Design:  Which two image file formats are most commonly used on the web?
    • A. 

      .jpg and .txt

    • B. 

      .jpg and .doc

    • C. 

      .jpg and .gif

    • D. 

      .jpg and .pdf

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 21. 
    Graphic Design:  Which type of file format would you use if you wanted to print a picture?
    • A. 

      .gif

    • B. 

      .png

    • C. 

      .jpg

    • D. 

      .doc

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 22. 
    Document:  What would be the most versatile and reliable file format to save your document in so that the most users could open it?
    • A. 

      .doc

    • B. 

      .pub

    • C. 

      .pdf

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 23. 
    Documents:  What does the .docx file format stand for?
    • A. 

      A Word 2007 Document

    • B. 

      A Word 2003 Document

    • C. 

      A Plain Text Document

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 24. 
    Presentation:  During a PowerPoint-like presentation, if you click forward through the slides too fast and want to go back to a slide what keyboard button do you push?
    • A. 

      The B key

    • B. 

      The up arrow

    • C. 

      The left arrow

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 25. 
    Graphic Design:  This simple image has been created with what rule in mind?
    • A. 

      Rule of Balance

    • B. 

      Rule of Thirds

    • C. 

      Rule of Flow

    • D. 

      I don't know...

  • 26. 
    Ethics:  If you needed to communicate with your students via the internet, which is an appropriate tool to use to communicate?  Choose the best answer for yourself.
    • A. 

      Your personal Facebook page

    • B. 

      Your personal email

    • C. 

      Your work email

    • D. 

      Your work website: Moodle, etc...

  • 27. 
    Security:  What information are you safe to share on the internet without a signed parental consent?
    • A. 

      Photos of the child

    • B. 

      First name, last name

    • C. 

      I need to have a parental permission before posting anything connecting to students to the web

    • D. 

      It's ok if I post pictures of my students on my personal websites

  • 28. 
    Security:  What information regarding the internet do you need to go over with yours students at least once a year?  Choose the best answer.
    • A. 

      Cyber Bullying

    • B. 

      On-line Etiquette

    • C. 

      Copyright Infringement

    • D. 

      All of the above...

    • E. 

      I don't know...