Week 15: Filming Instructional Videos

The main focus of this week's meeting is filming for the new instructional videos. The videos are planned to be finished by next week. These videos are for additional exercises that will be added to the PGF website at a later time after they are finalized with lesson...

Week 14: Protocol & Survey, Lesson Plans, & Instructional Videos

The study protocol for the new PGF website along with the survey for teachers that have signed up to beta test have now been finished. By the end of this week final edits will be made and the survey will be tested for any bugs prior to administering it to beta...

Week 13: Filming Overview of PGF Project

As the year winds down to an end, the second-year cohort has filmed overviews of each current project being worked on in EMDD. This included the Professor Garfield project. Jenn Palilonis, the Director of EMDD and faculty advisor for PGF, project producer Tiffany...

Week 12: Final Videos, Lesson Plans & Protocol

The last two videos have been edited and are in the process of being finalized. We have decided to revisit one video to slow it down and add an extra voiceover recording at the end. The recording session is scheduled to take place this week and the video is set to be...

Week 11: Finalizing Videos, Lesson Plans & Writing Protocol

This past week the video director has completed a majority of the instructional videos. They have been shared with the developing technologies team to be displayed in the corresponding exercises. It has come to our attention that there is a need for two extra videos,...

Week 9 & 10: Video Editing & Creating Lesson Plans

Spring Break hit campus in week 9, but we have picked back up in week 10. Our current focus remains the same from the two previous weeks. However, this week we are able to add on new video ideas that we have gathered and we are now moving forward with a plan for those...

Week 7 & 8: Meeting Academic Standards

PGF Week 7 was Fall Break at Ball State University. PGF regrouped this past week—Week 8—in order to reconsider how our exercises met academic standards. Throughout this process we are ensuring that each of our activities is connected to specific standards in other...

Week 6: Continuing Updates

This week, the PGF team began the process of making some of our paper prototypes digital. The team is currently working on the prototypes of the Digital Literacy activities that students will use on the new website. The 5 prototypes cover each of the 8 components of...

Week 5: Activity Redesign

This week, the PGF team tackled the activities section of the upcoming website. After meeting with the web designers who are helping us build the final prototype, we learned many of the constraints and capabilities of the website's format. This required that all of...

Week 4: Activity Storyboarding

This week, the PGF team started brainstorming how students and teachers can give feedback and comments on other students' completed assignments and began prototyping out the storyboards for multiple Digital Literacy activities. The team looked to other common...

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