Prior to beginning work on this final project, review the required resources for Weeks 1 to 5. The final project for this course is to create a blog. The purpose of this assignment is for you to demonstrate your knowledge of the fundamental concepts of information technology and to explore blogging as a web application. The Information Technology Blog represents 15% of the overall course grade.
Throughout this course, you have been designing and building a blog that will be used as a portfolio for this and subsequent courses. Your blog posts for this assignment will reflect what you have learned about information technology during this course, including:
History and future of computers (Weeks 1 and 4)
How computers operate (Weeks 1 and 3)
Major hardware components and functions of a modern computer system (Week 1)
Programming languages (Week 1)
Applications software (Weeks 2 and 3)
Database management (Week 2)
Network architecture (Week 3)
Network management and security (Week 4)
You have been using Google’s website Blogger (Links to an external site.) to create your blog for this course in the assessments in Weeks 1 through 5.
The Information Technology Blog
The first six blog posts have been adapted from assessments submitted in Weeks 1 through 4. The seventh post will integrate the fundamentals of information technology that you have learned during this course. Categorize the post with relevant labels. Review the Information Technology Blog Post Checklist, available in the online classroom, for an overview of what is required for each blog post.
Completing Your Blog
Post 7: Tech Topic Connection
For this final blog post, you must research at least two scholarly and/or credible sources in addition to your course text. You are also encouraged to review the instructor feedback and the work you completed in the Week 3 Building a Blog: Develop assignment.
To complete your Information Technology Blog, you will write a final blog post to further explore your chosen tech topic.
In your final blog post,
Discuss how your selected tech topic connects to the fundamentals of information technology covered in this course.
Explain how your chosen tech topic relates to the concepts of information technology and computer science, including the history of computers and the means by which computers operate.
Evaluate how your chosen tech topic relies on the major hardware components and functions of a modern computer system.
Explain how your chosen tech topic uses programming languages and program execution methods.
Analyze the role that application software plays with regard to your chosen tech topic.
Describe how your chosen tech topic relates to the basic concepts of database and database management.
Illustrate how the basic concepts of network architecture, management, and security influence your chosen tech topic.
Support your statements with evidence from your sources.
You are encouraged to reference the Blog Post 7 Sample Excerpt from a sample answer that shows how to connect the tech topic of programming languages to fundamental IT concepts.
Post 7: Tech Topic Connection
Must be at least 600 words in length, double-spaced, not including title and references.
Must use at least two scholarly and/or credible sources in addition to the course text.
Must document all sources in APA Style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center’s APA Style Elements (Links to an external site.) resources.
Blog Reflection Paper: ( to be done separately from the actual blog) No worry about including url’s for the actual blog, I will add it in manually. Just please mark where it would go though with a blank lined space.
Write a brief (i.e., one to two paragraphs) reflection paper in which you summarize your experience creating your blog. Copy and paste the URL of your completed Information Technology Blog at the beginning of your paper.
In your paper,
Explain the blogging best practices that you researched and applied to your blog.
Describe any issues or problems that you encountered and how you solved them.
Analyze the potential role of your blog as an educational tool within the courses for your program any beyond.
Explain how you plan to maintain and improve your blog over the course of your educational journey.
The Blog Reflection Paper for the Information Technology Blog final project
Must be at least 300 words in length (not including title and references pages), double-spaced, and formatted according to APA Style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.) resource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper in bold font
Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.
Name of institution (The University of Arizona Global Campus)
Course name and number
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) and Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Writing Center resources.
Must use at least two credible and/or scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source.
To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view Quick and Easy Library Research (Links to an external site.) tutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.
Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.
Accessibility Statement: If you have a disability that impacts your ability to successfully participate in this or any other course activity, please provide your instructor with your authorized Accommodation Request form from the Office of Student Access and Wellness so that they can discuss and arrange an alternative plan with you.
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