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Educational Product Evaluation


3.0 Credit, 3 Lecture, 0 Lab


Introduction to the purposes and methods of evaluating educational products, including strategies for conducting usability evaluations, formative evaluations, summative evaluations, and confirmative evaluations.

Evaluation Issues

Develop an understanding of some philosophical, technical, political, ethical and practical issues typically encountered in evaluating educational evaluands

Evaluation - LDS Context

Explore what evaluation might mean in a Latter-Day Saint Gospel context

Product Evaluation

Articulate how a variety of approaches to product evaluation can influence the design of a product, including usability evaluation, formative evaluation, summative evaluation, and confirmative evaluation.

Practical Applications

Design an evaluative study for an educational product you or someone else has developed.


Conduct a meta-evaluation of another product evaluation.