Methods for Pre-Tests

• Paper-and-pencil tests (sometimes standardized tests in fundamental areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, chemistry, or physics) • Observations of performance and rating of competencies exhibited by the learner • A questionnaire to determine learner background, training, and experiences • Review of learner’s previous or related work • Talks with supervisors or other persons with […]

Confirmative Evaluation Questions

Do learners continue to perform successfully over time? Do materials still meet their original objectives? How can clients’ needs be best met over time? If improvements are needed in the training or materials, how can they be made most effectively? If the instruction isn’t working as well as it did originally, what are the reasons? […]

Formative Evaluation Questions

The following questions might be used by designers to gather data during formative evaluation: 1. Given the objectives for the unit or course, is the level of learning acceptable? What weaknesses are apparent? 2. Are learners able to use the knowledge or perform the skills at an acceptable level? Are any weaknesses indicated? 3. How […]