Preliminary Evaluation Of Multimedia Courseware
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Circle the comment Yes / No / Not Applicable.
(Some of the questions are not suited to both websites and CD-ROMs).
Is the information appropriate to your audience? Yes No Not Applicable
Is the content accurate? Yes / No / Not Applicable
Is the content presented in a logical manner? Yes / No / Not Applicable
Is the navigation intuitive? Yes / No / Not Applicable
(Is it easy to find your way around)
Does the page take a long time to download? Yes / No / Not Applicable
Is it easy to install? Yes / No / Not Applicable
If Yes, please proceed with the more detailed evaluation which follows.
Looking at all the preliminary evidence collected, does the multimedia
courseware warrant further investigation as to its suitability?
Yes / No
If No, it is recommended that you locate another website and/or CD-ROM which will better suit your requirements.
Evaluating Multimedia Courseware
Depth of Content
|Purpose of Multimedia
(i.e.Graphics/Audio/Video need to be integrated properly with the content to be effective)
|Structure of Content
(i.e. Easy to follow and logical)
(Is the content correct and up-to-date)
|Promotion of Learning
(i.e. Does the design and style enhance the learning process?)
(i.e. Do the interactivity components have an educational value?)
|Useful links to other pages/sites
|Clarity of Presentation
(i.e. Is it uncluttered and attractive to use?)
(i.e. The use of consistent prompts such as back/forward buttons and Help facilities)
To Determine Rating:
No. of Comments
|Count the number of Excellent comments||x 3 points =|
|Count the number of Good comments||x 3 points =|
|Count the number of Poor comments||x 3 points =|
|Count the number of Unsatisfactory comments||x 3 points =|
Total of Subtotals =
|Count the number of Excellent comments||
|x 3 points =||
24 – 30 points: An excellent resource, which can be of benefit to our intended audience.
17 – 23 points: This resource has good material but students will need assistance in reaching instructional goals.
0 - 16 points: Unsatisfactory for our educational purposes.