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 ACTIVITIES

 READINGS
(other readings may be assigned)
Aug. 21
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Overview of Course Syllabus
  • Introduction to Course Web Site
  • Participant Introductions
  • "The Meaning of and Rationale for Instructional Product Evaluation"
  • Client Orientation:
    "I CAN WRITE ONLINE"

1. Chapter 1 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

book cover

2. Introduction and Section I from:
2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation


3.
Bruce, B. C., & Rubin, A. D. (1993). Situated evaluation. In B. C. Bruce & A. D. Rubin (Eds.), Electronic Quills: A situated evaluation of using computers for writing in classrooms. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Aug. 28

Class begins at 6:15 PM because of school visit

  • Review of Task 1 Requirements
  • Review of Task 2 Requirements
  • Review of Task 3 Requirements
  • Evaluation Activity
  • Readings Discussion

1. Chapter 2 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Section II from: 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation

Sep. 4

WebCT Screen Image Sign-in at : http://my.uga.edu/

Class will meet online this week!

  • "Historical Overview of Evaluation Models"
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Readings Discussion
  • Evaluation Exercise # 1 - Decisons and Questions

1. Chapter 3 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Section III from: 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation

Sep. 11
  • "Six Facets of Instructional Product Evaluation"
  • "Survey Design"
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Evaluation Activity
  • Readings Discussion
  • Evaluation Exercise # 1 - Decisons, Questions, & Methods Matrix
1. Chapter 4 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Section IV from: 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation
Sep. 18

1. Chapter 5 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires by Robert B. Frary

Sep. 25
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Evaluation Exercise
  • Readings Discussion
  • Task 2 Due - Evaluation Plan (Final)

1. Chapter 6 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Critical Evaluation for Education Reform by Gisele A. Waters

Oct. 2
  • Diverse Evaluation Approaches
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Evaluation Activity
  • Readings Discussion
  • Task 1 In-class quiz 1

1. Chapter 7 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book


2. The Program Evaluation Standards

Oct. 9
    usability lab
    Dr. Mike Hughes
    Usability Guru
    Special Workshop and
    Field Trip to Atlanta

1. Chapter 8 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. The Nature of Evaluation Part I: Relation to Psychology by Michael Scriven

Oct. 16
WebCT Screen Image Sign-in at : http://my.uga.edu/

Class will meet online this week!

1. Chapter 9 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. The Nature of Evaluation Part II: Training by Michael Scriven

Oct. 23
WebCT Screen Image Sign-in at : http://my.uga.edu/

Class will meet online this week!

1. Chapter 10 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Some Evaluation Questions by William Shadish

Oct. 30
  • Task 1 - In class Quiz 2
  • Ethical Issues for Evaluators
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Evaluation Exercise
  • Readings Discussion

1. Chapter 11 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. The Concept of Statistical Significance Testing by Bruce Thompson

Nov. 6
WebCT Screen Image Sign-in at : http://my.uga.edu/

Class will meet online this week!
1. Chapter 12 from the Reeves & Hedberg Book

2. Reporting the Results of Mixed Method Evaluations

Nov. 13
  • Evaluation Reporting
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Evaluation Exercise
  • Readings Discussion

1. Evaluating What Really Matters in Computer-Based Education
by Tom Reeves

2. Training Evaluations paper: Article will be emailed with Weekly Update

Nov. 20 WebCT Screen Image Sign-in at : http://my.uga.edu/

Class will meet online this week!
1. An Evidence-Based Approach to Interactive Health Communication: A Challenge to Medicine in the Information Age

2. 
A Framework for the Evaluation of E-Learning
Nov. 27
  • Evaluation Research
  • Evaluation Case Study
  • Evaluation Exercise
  • Readings Discussion
The Methodology of Metaevaluation by Daniel L. Stufflebeam: Article will be emailed with Weekly Update
Dec. 4
Class meets in Dr. Reeves' Home

Presentation of Evaluation Reports

Task 3 Due - Final Evaluation Report

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 Have a wonderful holiday!
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