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Designing Handheld Software to Support Classroom Assessment: An Analysis of Conditions for Teacher Adoption
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 3, No. 5 (February 2005)
Since 2002, Project WHIRL (Wireless Handhelds In Reflection on Learning) has investigated potential uses of handheld computers in K-12 science classrooms using a teacher-involved process of software development and field trials. Te project is a...
Using Handheld Computers to Support Improved Classroom Assessment in Science: Results from a Field Trial
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 142–158
A variety of handheld applications and curricular materials have been developed to support inquiry science learning in recent years, but there are few handheld-supported assessment activities available to teachers. In Project WHIRL, researchers from ...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (June 2005) pp. 190–203
An important challenge faced by many teachers as they involve students in science investigations is measuring (assessing) students' progress. Our detailed requirements analysis in a particular school district led to the idea that what teachers need...
Nick L. Smith; Paul R. Brandon; Melanie Hwalek; Susan J. Kistler; Susan N. Labin; Jim Rugh; Veronica Thomas; Louise Yarnall
American Journal of Evaluation Vol. 32, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 565–599
2011 is the 25th anniversary of the American Evaluation Association. Such occasions are often recognized both by looking back to assess and celebrate accomplishments of the past and by looking ahead to anticipate the problems and potential of the...