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Evaluating instructional software


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Evaluating instructional software

  1. 1. Math computerized program<br />Evaluating instructional software<br />Done by: Ameena AL-Rawahi (68707)<br /> Nawal AL-Ghafri (82932)<br />
  2. 2. Introduction about the program<br />Math computerized program is designed by Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf State.<br />It is about the math skills and problems available on students books.<br />The target audience is the students from 7-9 grade.<br />Each class has it’s units and subjects.<br />
  3. 3. Interface <br />
  4. 4. The lessons menu<br />
  5. 5. Example of a lesson<br />
  6. 6. Example on an activity<br />
  7. 7. Teacher role<br />Monitor students achievement.<br />Integrate this program into their curriculum.<br />Work as facilitator and help students if they face any problem with the program.<br />
  8. 8. Student role<br />Choose their class.<br />Choose the unite that they want.<br />Choose the lesson that they want to study.<br />Navigate and do the activities available on that lesson.<br />
  9. 9. Standards <br />Pedagogical <br />Content.<br />Appropriateness.<br />Learner Control.<br />Learning Objectives, Goals, and Outcomes.<br />Technical aspects<br />Documentation.<br />Navigationinterface.<br />Technical Quality.<br />
  10. 10. Pedagogical Aspects <br />Content<br />Is content appropriate for intended student population?<br />Is content accurate?<br />Does content supports the school curriculum? <br />Is there continuity between the information presented and prerequisite skills required? <br />
  11. 11. Pedagogical Aspects <br />Appropriateness<br />Is application well suited to computer use? <br />Is readability level appropriate for the intended student population?<br />Are multiple levels of instruction available?<br />Are sufficient exposure and practice provided to master skills?<br />
  12. 12. Pedagogical Aspects <br />Learner Control<br />Can learner alter program sequence and pace?<br />Can learner review instructions and previous frames?<br />Can learner end activity any time and return to main menu?<br />Can learner stop in the middle of an activity and at a later session begin at that stopping point with the previous record of progress intact? <br />
  13. 13. Pedagogical Aspects <br />Learning Objectives, Goals, and Outcomes<br />Are learner objectives stated and purpose is well defined? <br />
  14. 14. Technical aspects<br />Documentation<br />Does useful suggestions are provided on how to integrate program with the regular curriculum?<br />Dose useful suggestions are provided for classroom activities during the use of the program, where necessary or helpful. <br />Dose prerequisite skills are clearly stated?<br />
  15. 15. Technical aspects<br />Navigationinterface<br />Is the program easy to use for the intended students? Is a lot of typing required?<br />Are there on-screen directions on how to use it?<br />Are there print support materials to support on-screen activities?<br />Is a "HELP" feature available if the student runs into difficulty?<br />
  16. 16. Technical aspects<br />Technical Quality<br />Dose program runs consistently under all normal conditions?<br />Dose hints are clear and not misleading?<br />Dose interface is simple enough to be used with little or no reading of the documentation?<br />Dose prompts to save work are given when appropriate?<br />
  17. 17. Instrument <br />We use checklist to evaluate this software and the instrument is available on the following link.<br /><br />