evaluation

(redirected from Formative evaluation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

evaluation

A study of potential property uses, but not value.

References in periodicals archive ?
The comparison of the traditional teaching mode + final evaluation teaching method and the mixed teaching mode + formative evaluation teaching method in the actual teaching can provide a basis for the application of the new teaching mode of other fusion courses in the future.
55) A comprehensive formative evaluation process involves research both before and during a campaign to engage and analyze community resources and stakeholders, explore meanings and contexts of relevant goal behaviors, identify audience characteristics and media preferences, develop and test candidate messages, and help anticipate potential barriers to campaign effectiveness.
The purpose of this study is to present the findings from the formative evaluation (field testing) of an adaptable tutorial which was designed and developed by researchers at a large southwestern university in the U.S.
Review of the Literature Three broad areas that inform the research are addressed: 1) benefits of conducting formative evaluation and its role in human patient simulation; 2) the concept of simulation as social practice and the notion that a student's simulation reality is tied to emotions and self-awareness, and 3) best practices for simulation design and links to a group-planning educational intervention.
The questionnaire also elicited questions, comments, and suggestions from students, contributing to a formative evaluation for the further development of the edublog.
(2) In addition, research shows that extensive, theory-driven formative evaluation can lead to more effective interventions.
Formative evaluations are done at intervals during a course or throughout a program of study and provide guidance to students as they work toward achievement of course goals.
This emphasis is reflected in the current 2002-2003 school year, with approximately 700 schools across the nation using tools and strategies developed by CREP in its Formative Evaluation Process for School Improvement (FEPSI).
The author also provides useful information on summative and formative evaluation of teachers.
At Morry's Camp, campers are involved in ongoing formative evaluation activities where they describe various aspects of camp in addition to evaluating their overall experience at the end of the season.
The needs assessment, a first step in the project's formative evaluation, has inf ormed the museum's curriculum development and establishment of delivery systems.