The Digital You

This assignment is about your level of addiction to the Internet or other digital media. When completing this assignment, try to be as honest as possible.

Assignment Guidelines
  • Except where indicated, you must use complete sentences for all your responses. 
  • Your assignment must be neat and use appropriate headings, as indicated.
  • Spelling and grammar must be perfect. If necessary, get a friend to check it.
Create a Google Document
  • Create a Google Document entitled "Full Name Course Code The Digital You Assignment" and share it with your instructor (as an editor). All comments asked for in this assignment are to be put in this document.
  • Option: you can use this template to copy-and-paste into your own document: http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfpjwhxh_269gn5h8rcg
Watch the Video
Poll
  • Complete the poll (screenshot), then compare your results to what other people thought by clicking on "See What Others Thought >".
  • Create a section in your Google Document called "Poll Questions".
  • Copy-and-paste the two statements that you agree with or disagree with the most (your choice) into your document.
  • After each question, share why you feel so strongly about your agreement (or disagreement) with the question. Your response should be backed up with specific examples of your own experiences.  (4 marks)
Quiz
  • Complete the quiz (screenshot) and check your results.
  • Create a section in your Google Document entitled "Quiz".
  • Copy-and-paste the section "Based on your results, you feel:" section into your assignment.
  • For the first response statement, state whether you agree or disagree with the statement, and why. Your response should be backed up with specific examples of your own experiences.  (2 marks)
Video Quiz
  • Watch the video on the Video Quiz page (screenshot), the put a check mark beside any statement you agree with.
  • Create a section in your Google Document entitled "Video Quiz".
  • After comparing your results to others', copy-and-paste the one statement you agree with or disagree with the most (your choice) into your document.
  • State whether you agree or disagree with the statement, and why. Your response should be backed up with specific examples of your own experiences. (2 marks)
More Reading
  • Create a section in your Google Document entitled "More Reading".
  • Read one of the articles in the "More Reading section, and summarize the article (in point form) in your Google Document. (2 marks)
After You're Finished...
  • Read "FAQ: Continuous Partial Attention"
  • Watch and read "The Most Wired Place on Earth"
Marking Method
  • Poll: 4 marks
  • Quiz: 2 marks
  • Video Quiz: 2 marks
  • More Reading: 2 marks
0.5 marks will be deducted for each spelling or grammar error.
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