Summary Of An Evaluation Study Of Educational Technology 1

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Summary Of An Evaluation Study Of Educational Technology 1

  1. 1. Introduced to: dr. Alaa Done by: Aaisha Al.Badi(68701/06) Particular focus on the evaluation methodology used
  2. 2. Study title <ul><li>The study title was &quot;Effectiveness of mobile learning in distance education“ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose <ul><li>The study aimed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>explore the perception of distance learners about the importance of mobile learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>draw the students‟ preferences for mobile learning in distance education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>examine what extent the distance learners are used to mobile learning. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Instruments: <ul><li>The researcher use questionnaire as a research instrument for data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Researcher developed questionnaire by using five-point likert scale called as Survey of Mobile Learning in Distance Education (SMLDE) on the basis of literature and related researches. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reference: <ul><li>Yousof, Muhammad; &quot;Effectiveness of mobile learning in distance education“, October 2007 [Online] Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/3a/e7/73.pdf (Accessed: April 30/2008) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Introduced to: dr. Alaa Done by: Aaisha Al.Badi(68701/06) focuses on the evaluation of specific technology features
  7. 7. Study title <ul><li>A study on the evaluation and effectiveness analysis of web-based learning portfolio(WBLP) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Purpose <ul><li>The study aimed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>evaluates a web-based learning Portfolio through practical teaching process .. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Instruments: <ul><li>questionnaire includes four aspects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>system functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>system interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>system use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>its impacts on learning process. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. evaluation of specific technology features: <ul><li>Result of user evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>System functions : </li></ul><ul><li>System functions(Portfolio Browse, Portfolio Creation, Portfolio Guide, Portfolio Discussion Board, Portfolio Bulletin Board, Portfolio Suggestion Board) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Such results reveal that the six major functions of the system have met the needs of the users very well. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Con,, <ul><li>Screen and interface design: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on the results of this survey, the screen and interface design was appropriate in term of : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the overall framework </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the overall configuration of colors and background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the overall layout of screen and window design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and overall interface operation method </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Con,, <ul><li>System use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most of the users use the system continually and make modification on their portfolios content according to the teacher and peer feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A very few of the users tend to ignore the teacher and peers feedback. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Con,, <ul><li>WBLP impacts on learning process: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From the survey results, it appears to be that most of the users agree that this system has been helpful for their learning process or learning outcomes. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Reference: <ul><li>Chang, Chi-Cheng; “A study on the evaluation and effectiveness analysis of web-based learning portfolio(WBLP)” ,2001 [Online] British Journal of Educational Technology, http://www.stanford.edu/dept/SUSE/projects/ireport/articles/e-portfolio/a%20study%20on%20the%20effectiveness%20analysis%20of%20web-based%20learning%20portfolio.pdf (Accessed: April 30/2008) </li></ul>

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