Technology Planning Paper Rubric

ET680



Developing
Proficient
Distinguished
Current Situation - Surry
Mentions perceived attributes of the proposed technological change
Discusses perceived attributes of the proposed technological change
Shows a thorough understanding of how the perceived attributes of the proposed technological change might impact diffusion of this innovation
Current Situation - Ely
Shows a limited understanding of Ely's Eight Conditions
Describes Ely's Eight Conditions in broad, generic terms with limited application to the current situation and/or proposed technological change
Shows a thorough understanding of how Ely's Eight Conditions apply to the current situation and the proposed technological change
Current Situation - ACOT
Shows a limited understanding of the ACOT model
Shows an understanding of the five stages of the ACOT model
Shows a thorough understanding of the five stages of the ACOT model and how the school as well as select individuals fit into the stages of the model
Focus
Focuses on the quantity of technology in the school and how much it is used
Focuses on the quality of technology uses
Relates the uses of technology to the larger goals of the school
Change as a process
Uses change models to paint a static view of the school
Describes changes as a process but focuses almost entirely on the present
Clearly discusses change as a process and references from where the participants come and where they are heading
Individuals vs. Organization
Focuses entirely on individuals or on the school, not both
Focuses on individuals and the school without putting individuals in the context of the school
Views individuals as individuals and as part of the larger context of the school
Past vs. Future
Constrained by the past and present, views planning as a way to move very little beyond the current situation Uses planning as a tool to enact change that is largely "symbolic"
Informed by past experiences, sees beyond the present and past to ways that the future might be different and how planning can be a tool for "real" change
Stakeholders
Limited or no discussion of stakeholders' role in planning
Describes the needs of the stakeholders in the planning process
Describes a planning process that takes into account the stakeholders and their trajectory on the change-process path, the school environment’s conditions of change, and the ability to demonstrate what would be needed to move the school forward from its present state with technology
Plan: Vision and Mission
Limited or no discussion of vision and mission
Describes the role of vision and mission in the planning process
Shows a clear understanding of how shared vision and mission will enhance the planning and change process and create buy-in from stakeholders
Plan: Issues
Limited or not discussion of issues
Briefly describes the kinds of issues that the planning process will help to resolve
Thoroughly addresses the kinds of issues that the planning process will help to resolve (specifically, what it will take to help move the school successfully through the change process)
Time Line, Action Steps, and Assessment Steps
Limited or no discussion of time lines, action steps, and assessment steps
Describes how time lines, action steps, and assessment steps will be developed
Describes how time lines, action steps, and assessment steps will be developed in a way that a teacher not involved with the planning process might see how the plan would be accomplished
Example Plans
Refers to fewer than two example plans
Briefly refers to two or more example plans
Refers to two or more example plans and describes the positive and negative features of each
Mechanics
Contains many grammar, spelling, and/or usage errors or is clearly stretching to fill space
Contains a few grammar, spelling, and/or usage errors or is too long or too short
Contains correct grammar, spelling, and usage throughout, falls within the page guidelines, uses 12-point font, is double-spaced, and includes numbered pages


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This page was prepared by Dr. David M. Marcovitz.

Last Updated: February 12, 2014