Evaluating Tools and Technologies
Issued by Concordia University
Uses a systematic process to evaluate current and emerging tools and technologies regarding how they may effectively be used to accomplish specific educational goals [0.5]Additional Details
Research into best practices in evaluating educational software, which goes into creation of a form to use for evaluating educational software. The form addresses strengths, limitations, appropriateness for a given context or purpose, support needs, usability, a cost-benefit analysis, evidence that the software addresses an important educational need, and other categories identifies through research about best practices in software evaluation.
Identification of two pieces of software or educational technologies that are being considered at a school. Describes the needs, including the educational goals, the target audience (grade level, location, other relevant demographic information, etc.). Review of two software packages or educational technologies using the learner-created evaluation form.