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Personal Project: Develop criteria for the product/outcome

Guidance for completing the MYP Personal Project
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Develop limited criteria for the product/outcome

Criteria that:

  • are basic and/or have some connection to the product/outcome

Develop adequate criteria for the product/outcome

Criteria that:

  • start to consider the qualitative elements of the product/outcome
  • outline how their success might be observed.

Develop substantial and appropriate criteria for the product/outcome

Criteria that are:

  • realistic and relevant to the product/outcome
  • informed by research
  • qualitative and/or quantitative, as appropriate.

Develop rigorous criteria for the product/outcome

Criteria that:

  • clearly define the specific characteristics of a high-quality product/outcome
  • are explicitly informed by highly relevant research
  • are justified, specific and multidimensional.

 

Product criteria templates: develop your own criteria and complete a rubric for your product

 

Goal To produce and publicly screen, a documentary film charting my family’s history of migration from Italy and their resettlement in Melbourne.
Global Context Orientation in space and time: migration of humankind
Descriptors Criteria Evaluation

FORM:

What will it look like?

What materials will I use?

What equipment will I use?

What size will it be?

How will it be created?
  • the film will be 10-15 minutes in length
  • recorded using a digital video camera
  • edited using iMovie
  • contain interviews with up to four family members
  • contain collage of original photos, colour and B&W
  • interviews in Italian will be subtitled in English

Measure timing of film

Count number of interviews included

Inventory of photos

FUNCTION:

What is its purpose?

What will it do?

How easily can it be used?

How will you gain feedback about the film?

  • the purpose of the film is to create a permanent record of my family’s history of migration and re-settlement
  • to inform others in the local community about the experience of migration and re-settlement
  • to inform the local community of the global situation concerning refugees and groups wishing to migrate
  • after the screening a Q&A session will take place with the audience and family members featured in the film
  • the film maker will take questions
  • short surveys will be distributed amongst the audience for feedback

Questionnaire/survey of audience members related to global issue of migration

 

Local audience to provide feedback of the film’s content

USER/AUDIENCE:

Who is it for?

Age, gender, background

How will it be distributed?

How will the film be promoted?

  • the film will be created for the local Italian community, including adults and children over the age of ten.
  • all family members
  • it will be screened at a local community centre
  • advertisement notices will be placed at the community centre
  • family members will receive a personal invitation

Photographic evidence of audience and screening evening at the community centre including family members present.

Copy of invitation

COST:

How much will it cost to produce and distribute?

  • equipment will be borrowed from the school media department for no cost
  • the film will be copied for each family member (20) onto a writable DVD costing $6.00 each
  • hire of screening room in community centre is free
  • invitations will be hand crafted using available software
Receipts to show costs of DVDs and materials used to create invitations.