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Author Tessmer, Martin.

Title Planning and conducting formative evaluations : improving the quality of education and training / Martin Tessmer
Published London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (159 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Glossary; Introduction: A Note to My Readers About This Book; Why This Book Was Written; Who This Book Is for; What's New in This Book; How This Book Is Organized; Using This Book; How This Book Was Formatively Evaluated; Chapter One: Central Questions and Issues in Formative Evaluation; What Is Formative Evaluation?; When Did Formative Evaluation Originate?; Why Do Formative Evaluation?; What Instruction Is Evaluated?; What Types of Formative Evaluation Are There?; When Is Formative Evaluation Used in a Project?
IntroductionPlanning Considerations; Conducting a One-to-one Evaluation; Summary; Example of One-to-one Evaluation; Chapter Five: Small Group Evaluation; Introduction; Planning a Small Group Evaluation; Conducting a Small Group Evaluation; Summary; Example of Small Group Evaluation; Chapter Six: Field Test Evaluation; Introduction; Planning a Field Test; Conducting a Field Test; Summary; Example of a Field Test; References; Index
Who Participates in the Evaluation?What Do You Learn from an Evaluation?; When Is Formative Evaluation Most Necessary?; How Do You Conduct a Formative Evaluation?; What Tools Are Used?; What Are the Problems in Conducting an Evaluation?; Summary; Chapter Two: Planning the Evaluation; Introduction; Some Basic Planning Questions; The Evaluation Planning Process; Summary; Example of Formative Evaluation Planning; Appendix; Chapter Three: Expert Review; Introduction; Planning Considerations; Conducting an Expert Review; Summary; Example of Expert Review; Chapter Four: One-to-one Evaluation
Summary Formative evaluation is the process of reviewing of pilot stage courses in order to determine strengths and weaknesses before the programme of instruction is finalized. This text offers practical guidance on the main methods used to gather and analyze data on course effectiveness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-157) and index
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Subject Instructional systems -- Design -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136350446 (electronic bk.)
9781136350443 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Formative evaluations