Emily C Akin


Wiki Assignment 1 Navigating your way around the wiki (20 Points)

Due: MWF class: 10/24, TT class: 10/23

 

About me

 

Year of Study: Junior

 

Department: Elementary Education

 

My favorite activity is: Being with the people I love

 

3 words that describe me as a person are: Honest, Outgoing, Laughable


3-2-1 Fitness Concepts

 

3 things I would like to learn more about in this class:

1. My own customized workout plan

2. What my "fit" level is 

3. How to make health choices in my life

 

2 topics I already know something about (in the area of fitness/wellness):

1.  How important staying physically fit is

2.  The six dimensions of wellness

 

1 Topic that I would like to do some research about:

1. Eating healthy


Favorite Quote: WikiQuote:

Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word. And there's an opening convey of generalities. A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner. - John Steinbeck 

Favorite Youtube Video: (embed using Insert plugin/Video/Youtube Video)

 

Fun Gadget: Find one here: Google Gadgets (embed using Insert Plugin/ Productivity/Google Gadget)

 

 

 


Wiki Assignment 2: Research First Author (30 Points)

Due: MWF class: 11/05, TT class: 11/06

Create an article of your choice!

  1. Chose a topic that you are interested in!
  2. Make sure the topic is specific! (not too broad e.g. health = broad, healthy snacks = specific)
  3. Make sure the topic is not already on the list of the front page (Research topics MUST be approved during computer workshop)
  4. Do some research on your topic
  5. Create a new page and give it a catchy title
  6. Add your name as first author to the page
  7. Find information and paste it in the page
  8. Read the text and change it so you paraphraze the sentences (putting it in your own words)
  9. Make the article attractive and readable by:
    1. using bullets/lists not essay text
    2. use pictures
    3. use youtube informative videos
    4. format page and use headings
  10. Reference everything accordingly using a footnote
  11. Have at least 3 references: 1 from the book, 2 from other sources
  12. Add a link to this section of your personal page

 

 


Wiki Assignment 3: Research Second Author (30 Points)

Due: MWF class: 11/19, TT class: 11/20

 

Second Author Article (Should take you between 30-60 min)

 

 


Wiki Assignment 4: Reading and commenting (20 Points)

Due: MWF class: 12/03, TT class: 12/04

 

Read and Comment on 5 articles on the wiki

Add links to your personal page in this section + add a comment / reflection on each page you have read (what surprised you? What did you learn?)

  1. Link: Reflection
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