An Educator's Guide to Evaluating the Use of Technology in Schools & Classrooms: 1998

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DIANE Publishing, 2000 - Education - 112 pages
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This reports intended informal style & accompanying worksheets provide the basic principles of evaluation & are designed to help district & school personnel gain an overview of & ideas for evaluating local technology initiatives. Chapters: Overview; Why am I evaluating?; What is an evaluation?; Where do I start?; What questions should I ask?; What information do I need to collect?; What's the best way to collect my information?; What are my conclusions?; How do I communicate my results?; Where do I go from here?; additional sources; worksheets; & examples of technology surveys.

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