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Judging educational software

I have been an educator in my life, but I am an academic researcher at heart. I've also spent the last three years running an educational software company, so I wear three sets of interchangeable glasses when assessing the quality of educational software.

Having toiled in the belly of the beast, I know too well the compromises that must be made to get a prod......

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Where learning and computers intersect

This list is not exhaustive, but to learn people need certain things, such as:

To practice until mastery.

Sensitive, ascending levels of difficulty.

Immediate feedback in learning and post-assessment.

Appropriate, well-timed rewards.

And here......

Full article >>> s is extremely valuable because it forces users to be generative. Software producers just need to be careful about the promises they make, and topics they apply to automated scorers. This is one of the reasons we chose to apply our short answer scoring system to science topics.

What should you look for when purchasing educational software? Listed below are three sites that evaluate educat......

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They pick the best of the lot and then review on a 4.0 to 5.0 scale, but the hard part is deciding about software that is not listed. Was it poor software or has it simply not been reviewed yet? The assessment includes description, commentary, who it's for,......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Dr. Mina C. Johnson-Glenberg 07/18/06


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