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Animation

33) Create an animated cartoon using Xtranormal.

(30 Points)
1)
Become acquainted with Xtranormal (http://www.xtranormal.com)–a very cool free tool
that you can use to create impressive animated cartoons.
2)
Create a cartoon that is at least one (1) minute long. It can be serious or silly,
educational or fun, related to a course or something personal, but
must be in good
taste.
3)
Take a signed screenshot of your Xtranormal cartoon file and add it to your portfolio.
4)
Write a short message to your professor and include a link to your cartoon in the email
so they can experience it. Right before you send your message take a screen photo
with your signature file visible on the screen. Tell you professor you have completed this

achievement and sent this message just so they know to expect it.

Link

My Prezi

32) Create a Prezi presentation explaining a topic from a class.
(30 Points)
1)
Become acquainted with Prezi–a new type of presentation program at http://prezi.com
2)
Think of topic you are discussing in any of your ZU classes this semester that is well
suited to Prezi’s dynamic visual style.
3)
Create a Prezi presentation to help explain the topic(s) you have chosen.
4)
Take a signed screenshot of your Prezi file and add it to your portfolio.
5)
Write a short message to your professor and include a link to your Prezi presentation in
the email so they can experience it. Right before you send your message take a screen
photo with your signature file visible on the screen. Tell you professor you have
completed this achievement and sent this message just so they know to expect it.
6)
Add everything to your portfolio.Note that Prezi Presentations are only available for a
limited time. If you create one, let your instructor know right away by sending them a
COL 270 email.

Survey

28) Develop and on-line survey and collect at least 10 responses. (20 Points)
1)
Investigate on-line survey tools like

http://www.surveymonkey.com

and many others.
2)
Think of an survey you could create to that is related to topics you are discussing in this
or any other Zayed University class.
3)
Create your own survey and get at least 10 people to complete it.
4)
Add a “signed” copy of the original survey and a screenshot showing a
summary page
of all the responses you have received.
5)
Save everything and add it to your portfolio.

NEW TASk

27) Create a COL 270 Achievement for future classes to complete. (20 Points)

1)
Think of your own COL 270 achievement microproject. It could be something creative,
challenging, innovative, etc. The only requirement is that it be related to information
technology in some way.
Note: Discuss your idea with your instructor before you begin work on it in order to
make sure it is appropriate.
2)
Using this document as a guide, write step-by-step instructions the detail how to
complete your achievement.
3)
Finally, using your instructions, actually complete an example of your achievement.
4)
Take signed photos of your instructions and your finished work and add everything to
your portfolio.
5)
Contact your COL 270 professor and discuss how you should submit your work.
Depending on what kind of achievement you have created, there may be special ways
you need to turn it in for grading.
 

27) Compare bandwidth and throughput in different locations. (20 Points)

1) Apply for a mobile data internet service, find out the bandwidth of this service and write it down.

2) Check the throughput three times at home and write the average.

3) Repeat step two in two other locations

4) compare the results in a table, is there a difference, if so why do you think that is?

5) Place your avatar on a page with the table and a brief explanation as to why there is or isn’t a difference and hand it in to your instructor.

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27) Create a COL 270 Achievement for future

27) Create a COL 270 Achievement for future classes to complete. (20 Points)

1)
Think of your own COL 270 achievement microproject. It could be something creative,
challenging, innovative, etc. The only requirement is that it be related to information
technology in some way.
Note: Discuss your idea with your instructor before you begin work on it in order to
make sure it is appropriate.
2)
Using this document as a guide, write step-by-step instructions the detail how to
complete your achievement.
3)
Finally, using your instructions, actually complete an example of your achievement.
4)
Take signed photos of your instructions and your finished work and add everything to
your portfolio.
5)
Contact your COL 270 professor and discuss how you should submit your work.
Depending on what kind of achievement you have created, there may be special ways
you need to turn it in for grading.
 

27) Compare bandwidth and throughput in different locations. (20 Points)

1) Apply for a mobile data internet service, find out the bandwidth of this service and write it down.

2) Check the throughput three times at home and write the average.

3) Repeat step two in two other locations

4) compare the results in a table, is there a difference, if so why do you think that is?

5) Place your avatar on a page with the table and a brief explanation as to why there is or isn’t a difference and hand it in to your instructor.

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create a meme

25) Make a Meme.
(20 Points)
1)
Research some of your favorite Internet memes. What makes them appealing?
2)
Create your own meme from scratch with your own drawing or use a site like

http://memegenerator.net

if you are not very artistic.
3)
Circulate your meme among friends on campus and see how they react.
4)
Add a signed screen photo of your finished meme to your portfolio

ecard to my little brother

21)
Make someone happy by sending them an eCard.
(10 Points)
1)
What could be more important than making someone else happy? Brighten someone’s
day by sending them an eCard.
2)
Research some online tools that allow you to create and send eCards like

http://www.care2.com

, http://
http://www.someecards.com
) and many others.
3)
Choose your favorite card design and send it to a friend or family member.
4)
Display the finished card just before you send it, add your digital signature, take a
screen photo of everything and save it to your portfolio.