SENSE IT Evaluation Year 1 (2009-2010)

For Students

  • Pre-survey
  • Post-survey
  • Algebra Readiness Assessment
  • Electricity Pre-Assessment
  • Electricity Post-Assessment
  • Concept mapping tool

For Teachers: Setting up assessment tools

  • Concept Mapping Note: Students need to do pre- and post-maps.
    -- Instructions for teachers (PDF)
    -- Instructions for students (PDF)
  • Assessment results
    -- Instructions for teachers (PDF)
    -- Instructions for students (PDF)

For Teachers: Evaluation artifacts

Teachers

  • Pre-survey, to be completed before the project begins.
    Current SENSE-IT teachers: You don't need to do this again! All of you completed the pre-survey at the Summer 2009 institutes.
  • Post-survey, to be completed after the first course is finished.
  • Post-survey, to be completed after the second course (if any) is finished.

Students

Surveys

  • Pre-survey, to be completed before the curriculum is implemented
  • Post-survey, to be completed after the curriculum is finished

Assessments

[Note: If you want your students to use the web versions of the assessments linked to above, you need to have your class rosters uploaded first.]

  • Algebra Readiness Assessment
    to be completed before the curriculum is implemented (PDF)
  • Electricity Pre-Assessment
    o be completed before the curriculum is implemented (PDF)
  • Electricity Post-Assessment
    to be completed after the curriculum is finished (PDF)

Concept mapping

  • Concept maps, at beginning of curriculum and again during curriculum

Other pdf files

  • Design logs, during curriculum (PDF)
  • Temperature data collection sheet, during curriculum as end-of-unit assessment (PDF)

**The instruments are available for use or adaptation. For permission, please contact Dr. Susan Lowes.

Evaluators

Institute for Learning Technologies
Teachers College, Columbia University

Dr. Susan Lowes
Director of Research and Evaluation
lowes@tc.edu
(212) 678-8198

Peiyi (Chris) Lin
Research Assistant
pl2151@columbia.edu
(212) 678-8192