Summary of two evaluation studies in educational technology Done By : AmnaAlabri 83133 AsilaAlhashmi 83485
Study 1 An evaluation of an action learning program These evaluation study supports the regular public program "areol" (action research and evaluation on line) offered twice a year beginning in mid-February and mid-July. For details email Bob Dick email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org The site: http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arp/case1.html
Aims of these study: To collect adequate data, and interpret it well. To know the effective action through good processes and appropriate participation. illustrate some aspects of the simultaneous pursuit of change and understanding. evaluate a project-based training program which the unit had set up for organizational members. To achieve both action (that is, change) and research (that is, understanding).
Instruments tools using in evaluation: The interviews. Group interviews. Comparing participants and other stakeholders. Meeting with providers. Other data sources (attend to workshop at which each of the participant teams gave a spoken presentation on their project. And used this information to refine the interpretations based on individual and group interviews.)
Study 2 Interactive Whiteboard Evaluation (2000) This evaluation done by Anna Smith with MirandaNet Fellows, Boston Spa Comprehensive School . It is about establishing the interactive whiteboard in the school , the impression of using it as a technology tool and the technical problem the teacher faced .
instrument The aspects that the Questionnaire covered are : way to present the information .( the teacher was amazed in how it present the information . They think that it can motivate students understanding) space that it need ( It take a large space m and we have limit space in the class room) light (too much light in the room as a consequence of having no blinds making the image difficult to see) user friendly easy to use ( so it took five to ten minutes to feel confident enough to use it in the classroom) setting up it Preparation Time to learn how to use it . The evaluation tool that it was used is Questionnaire .