The following assignment will serve as your final exam for 101 this semester. Because final grades need to be filed this week, this is due by midnight Wednesday 12/13 (any time before Thursday 12/14). Due to the time constraints at the end of the semester this assignment can not be accepted late.
The exam has three steps:
1 – Review Marc Prensky's "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants" Part 1 and Part 2
2 – Read this New York Times opinion piece: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/30/opinion/can-students-have-too-much-tech.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and this piece on how technology alone cannot reform educationPreview the documentView in a new window
3 – Answer this prompt:
How do you think Marc Prensky would respond to one or both of the articles above? Come up with 4 conclusions you think he'd draw after he read the article(s). Write at least 1 paragraph for each conclusion and make sure to use examples from both Prensky and the article(s) to substantiate your claims. Please identify what article you're addressing in each conclusion.