Mission: To create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning
Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Model (1975):
A four-step model used to evaluate technology-based training as well as traditional forms of delivery.
how people felt? What is their first impression ?
Are people satisfied with the project?
Did kids like and enjoy the XO laptops?
Did people consider the project relevant to their needs?
Was it a good use of their time?
Did they like the shape of XO laptops?
Did countries participate in the project?
Were XOs provide Ease of use?
Is the Level of effort required to make the most of the learning is complicated ?
Any Perceived potential for applying the learning?
Did children learn what is intended to be taught?
Did the children experience what was intended for them to experience?
What is the level of improvement? What is the degree of change after applying the project?
Are teachers learning to use the laptops in their class-work, and if so how, how much, what ideas have they developed regarding integrating the laptops into their teaching?
Was there noticeable and measurable change in the activity and performance of the children when go to school?
Was the change in behavior and new level of knowledge continued?
Would the children be able to transfer their learning to a classmate or another person?
What are the parent’s attitudes to the children using the laptops ?
What are the community’s attitudes to the laptops ?
Is there any change in the way the community regards the school?
Are the results tending to be positive?
What are the educational impacts on students and community?
What are the effects on teacher-student relations?
How often children are using the laptops, using which activities, on their own and with others?
Is the community finding the laptops useful, not only in education?
‘ One Laptop Per Child’: the debate continues . Accessed online on 6/3/2010 : http://www.iicd.org/articles/one-laptop-per-child-the-debate-continues/?searchterm=OLPC
Formative Evaluation of OLPC Project : Nepal . Accessed online on 6/3/2010 : http://blog.olenepal.org/index.php/archives/321#more-321
Kenyan School Benefits from One Laptop Per Child Initiative. Accessed online on 6/3/2010: