GlobalConnect Project Outline


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1. Form a Focus Group
Choose a group to work with according to your general interest area - Environment, Technology, Lifestyles, or Globalization. Your focus group will consist of classmates in King of Prussia and in Briude.

2. Create a wikipage
Create a wiki page within the GlobalConnect wiki to organize your group's ideas, work, and discussions.

3. PodPals
Introduce yourself with a photo and short podcast (1-2 minutes) and upload your podcast to your group wikispace page. Tell your group about yourself, and identify the global issues that are important to you.
4. Conference
Coordinate and participate in a real-time video conference with your group.
5. Choose a question
As a group, identify a challenging question that relates to our global society. Your question should fall into one of the categories we have
discussed on our shared wikispace or from examples provided by your teachers.

6. Explore your topic
Investigate this question in depth. Find resources to clarify your topic.
Explore all possible answers to your question, and consider multiple
perspectives. Delegate within your group as appropriate. Cite your references.

7. Develop your wiki Page
Develop your wikispace page around this question and the answers you have
found. Create a resource that others can visit to better understand the
question and its importance. Be sure to observe copyright regulations.

8. Share your results
Review the pages of your classmates.

Project Timeline
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1/5/07
11/6/07
11/7/07
11/8/07
11/9/07
Form Focus Groups
In Service Day No School for Students
Form Focus Groups
Form Focus Groups
Form Focus Groups
11/12/07
11/13/07
11/14/07
11/15/07
11/16/07
Create Your Podpal Msg.
Create Your Podpal Msg.
Create Your Podpal Msg.
Create Your Podpal Msg.
Create Your Podpal Msg.
11/19/07
11/20/07
11/21/07
11/22/07
11/23/07
Post Your Podpal Msg
Post Your Podpal Msg
Post Your Podpal Msg
HOLIDAY
HOLIDAY
11/26/07
11/27/07
11/28/07
11/29/07