Melissa Merritt -- Summer 2008 -- FRIT 7430Assignment 1: Learner Analysis
The group of learners is currently enrolled at South Georgia College in Douglas, Georgia.The ages ranged from 18 to 32. They were students in an American history class that examinedthe United States since 1865. This is pertinent to my study because I teach history myself. Thestandard that I chose also focuses on examining World War II and certain aspects of theaftermath of that tragic occurrence.
My standard / goal:
Standard 2 The student who is information literate evaluatesinformation critically and competently.
The student who is information literate weighs information carefullyand wisely to determine its quality. That student understandstraditional and emerging principles for assessing the accuracy,validity, relevance, completeness, and impartiality of information.The student applies these principles insightfully across informationsources and formats and uses logic and informed judgment toaccept, reject, or replace information to meet a particular need.
Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness
Distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion
Identifies inaccurate and misleading information
Selects information appropriate to the problem or question at hand
Standard - SSWH18SWH18 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the global political, economic and socialimpact of World War II.
a. Describe the major conflicts and outcomes including Pearl Harbor, El-Alamein, Stalingrad, D-Day,Guadalcanal, the Philippines, and the end of the war in Europe and Asia.b. Identify Nazi ideology, policies, and consequences which led to the Holocaust.c. Explain the military and diplomatic negotiations between the leaders of Great Britain (Churchill), theSoviet Union (Stalin), and the United States (Roosevelt/Truman) from Teheran to Yalta and Potsdam andthe impact on the nations of Eastern Europe.d. Explain allied Post-World War II policies including formation of the United Nations, the Marshall Planfor Europe, and McArthur's plan for Japan.