Share Paper: Evaluating Instructional Technology for Effective Implementation

  1. Gangbing Song, University of Houston, United States
  2. Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: This session will stress the importance of instructional technology evaluation from three perspectives, 1) the need to evaluate instructional technology; 2) identifying pros and cons of technology investment; and 3) enhancing student learning experience with right technologies. Research examples from the University of Houston will be provided to support above aspects. The author will also share with audiences three research design models – Technology Reaction Model, Technology Strength Model and Learning Theory Embedded Model to evaluate instructional technologies used in the educational process for effective technology integration.