A Model for the Evaluation of Innovative Engineering Courseware: Engineeing an Assessment Program
This paper describes a general model for assessment of instructional innovations used by the University of Missouri - Rolla's Media Design and Assessment Laboratory and an example of the model's application. This model is based on three themes: a) iterative assessment with ongoing feedback; b) triangulation of multiple outcome and process measures; and c) progressive application of multiple experimental methodologies. The model was applied in the form of two experiments that took place during the early stages of an on-going project that includes the development of multimedia modules for Basic Engineering Mechanics of Materials classes. The model's themes and components are presented, followed by a discussion of the example experimental methodology, results, and consequent recommendations.
Hall, R. H., Philpot, T. A., Oglesby, D. B., Flori, R. E., Hubing, N., Yellamraju, V., & Watkins, S. E. (2002). A Model for the Evaluation of Innovative Engineering Courseware: Engineeing an Assessment Program. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition.
American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition
Business and Information Technology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
United States. Department of Education
Article - Conference proceedings
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