Assignment 2 (60%) – due week 14 Monday 4th June

This assignment is based on developing and analysing your online professional learning network (PLN) in an an area of specialised professional interest. You are required to use a range of social media including Twitter to undertake this task. You are also required to create web-based content on your area of interest to share in your network. 

Here is the Assignment 2 guide. Here is the Assignment 2 mark sheet. There are no examples from previous students because this is a new assignment, however below is a gallery of PLN maps from the participants in Kay Oddone’s research. Kay’s research was the inspiration for this assignment – you’ll hear more about her research as the semester progresses 🙂

Connecting Resin Art into schools allows for supplementation of the curriculum, relaxing and stress reducing art and a complementary program focused on Space Science.    The Victorian Curriculum standards are described below:

Year 7 & 8 Earth and space sciences:

  1. Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the Sun, Earth and the Moon (VCSSU099) 
  2. Water is an important resource that cycles through the environment (VCSSU101)

Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by processes that occur within Earth over a variety of timescales (VCSSU102)

Year 9 & 10 Earth and space sciences:

  1. The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity and continental movement (VCSSU127)
  2. The Universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems; the Big Bang theory can be used to explain the origin of the Universe(VCSSU129)
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