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Do you want your evaluation to:
 provide feedback while developing software
 select the most appropriate software for your needs
 introduce students to the use of technology
 identify gaps in students' knowledge
 obtain a snapshot of students' current knowledge
 identify factors influencing the quality of students' learning
 monitor the way students' make use of software
 measure the attainment of specified criteria
 reflect on issues affecting students' learning
 monitor long term changes in student learning

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Index of recipes
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of their use

Are you interested in methods which:
 are useful for supplementing others
 involve working with student groups








 


Methods which provide feedback while developing software
Checklists
Split screen video
Focus groups
Interviews
Trials
Ethnography

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Methods which help you select the most appropriate software for you needs
Cost-effectiveness
Checklists
Trials
Nominal group technique
Ethnography

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Introduce students to the use of technology
Split screen video
Supplemental observation
Questionnaires

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Methods which identify gaps in students' knowledge
Concept maps
Nominal group technique
Confidence logs
Pre and post testing

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Methods for obtaining a snapshot of students' current knowledge
Confidence logs
Concept maps
Interviews
Questionnaires

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Methods which identify factors influencing the quality of students' learning
Concept maps
Nominal group technique
Interviews
Focus groups
Designing experiments
Ethnography

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Methods for monitoring the way students' make use of software
Resource questionnaires
System log data
Questionnaires
Checklists
Focus groups
Interviews

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Methods which measure the attainment of specified criteria
Cost-effectiveness
Confidence logs
Pre and post testing
Checklists
Designing experiments
Interviews

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Methods which reflect on issues affecting students' learning
Focus groups
Ethnography
Concept maps
Nominal group technique
Questionnaires

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Methods for monitoring long term changes in student learning
Ethnography
Cost-effectiveness
Pre and post testing
Confidence logs

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Methods which are useful for supplementing others
Questionnaires
Checklists
Focus groups
System log data
Split screen video
Supplemental observation

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Methods involving working with student groups
Nominal group technique
Interviews
Focus groups
Concept maps

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