The Roads to HBCU's
This is a culminating activity to combine your acquired technology skills into one presentation. The following skills will be a review of your learned skills:
- Using Email
- Using Word Processing
- Searching the web for information
- Copying graphics
- Combine research and pictures into a PowerPoint Presentation
Use the HBCU Web Listing Page to locate your assigned school. HBCU WebSites
Type a draft letter to the school's webmaster asking for permission to use there web site as a major resource for your school project. Your letter should include the following information: 1) who you are (include all group members); 2) what school you attend and where your school is located; 3) why you would like to use the information from there web page; and 4) also inform them that you will gladly send a finished copy of your presentation.
3. When your letter has been approved, one group member should prepare the letter for email and cc to all group members and teacher when mailing. 4. When your letter has been approved, one group member should prepare the letter for email and cc to all group members and teacher when mailing. 5.
When you have received a favorable response, send a thank you note back to the webmaster. (Remember to cc all group members and teacher)
6. Be sure to keep a printed copy of all email correspondence (the letter sent, the response received, and the thank you note sent) for your project folder.
You are now ready to begin your research!!!
Use the 'Research Form' and answer all questions completely. The more information you record on your page, the better prepared you will be when you begin to work on your presenation layout.
While locating answers to questions, you will also find pictures that you will want to include in you presentation. Some suggested pictures should include: campus pictures, buildings, historical buildings, mascot school logo (emblem).
These pages were made through TeacherTECH, the teacher professional development component of GirlTECH, which is sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) with support from the National Science Foundation through EOT-PACI, RGK Foundation, the Verizon Foundation, Rice University, and HiPerSoft.
Copyright © June 2002 by Tracey Gibson.