Instructor's Guide

 

Quizzes, Reflective Questions, and Activities

The following are the assignments embedded in the Databases tutorial:

 

Relationship to Other iStudy Tutorials

This tutorial is directly related to the Search Strategies and Source Evaluation tutorial. Many of the strategies illustrated here are used when accessing information.

 

Suggested In-Class Methods of Presentation

Lecture

Discussion

Note : This is an excellent opportunity to utilize and reinforce the cooperative learning techniques from the Cooperative Learning tutorial.

 

Key Points

These points are covered in the iStudy tutorial, but should be emphasized in any discussions:

 

Assessment Criteria

Through observing both group and the individual activities, the instructor may assess student performance. Assessment criteria are as follows (instructors supply the percentage weights):

 

Assessment Rubric

Where

Domain

Activities

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iStudy tutorial

Knowledge

The student can define a database by identifying the parts of which it is comprised.

 

iStudy tutorial

Comprehension

The student can explain how a database stores and displays information by giving examples.

 

In-Class

Application

The student can manipulate a database by creating a new database, adding and deleting data, sorting and querying data, etc.

 

 

 

 

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