Follow the steps A checklist for materials evaluation Answerthe A questions first to identify your requirements Analyse the materials you have selected by answering the questions B.
Compare the A and B findings How? Award the points
0 = does not match the desired features 1 = partly matches the desired features 2 = closely matches the desired features Look for the widest spread of desired features and concentrations in the areas you consider most important
Make your choice and use your findings to prepare any documentation needed for defending your decision
The evaluation process is best seen as a matching exercise: matching your analyzed needs with available solutions Conclusion The evaluation process should be systematic It can save a lot of duplication of effort by possibly revealing materials that can provide all or part of your materials needs We observed the materials evaluation as one way of exploiting a course design