A) Learning about technology
a. Students will learn about the technology lab through visits to the library earlier in the semester. Through visits earlier in the semester, students will learn about the resources available to them and will receive a workshop on the video software the week prior to starting this unit.
b. The technology is incorporated into the ITU because their final formal assessment is a video presentation that they will create using the tools and software available to them in the library technology lab.
B) Application of technology
a. Students will apply the information learned in their technology lab workshop directly to their video presentations.
b. In their videos they will directly answer the main essential question “What is family?” by filming family member interviews, labs in class, cultural studies etc…