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  • Date: 11/01/2003
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The purposes of the STUDIO 3D evaluation were to collect information about the impact upon student learning as a result of participating in the STUDIO 3D Project, as well as to elicit information for program improvement. Areas of inquiry include recruiting and retention, impact on project participants, tracking student impacts, and the project as ... »
  • Date: 10/23/2003
    Resource Category: Formative
    This formative evaluation gathered feedback from after-school group leaders and their 3rd-5th grade youth in response to two activities included in the Cyberchase Workshops-In-A-Box. The user-based feedback will assist with the design of new after-school materials. The general goals for the research were:To explore reactions to the workshop guide ... »
  • Date: 10/17/2003
    Resource Category: Formative
    This formative evaluation gathered feedback from teachers and their fourth grade children in response to two activities included in the Cyberchase Teachers' Guide. The user-based feedback will assist with the design of new school-based materials. The general goals for the research were to explore reactions to the guide; assess appeal and ... »
  • Date: 10/09/2003
    Resource Category: Formative
    This formative evaluation gathered feedback from parents and their fourth grade children in response to two activities included in the Cyberchase at Home outreach materials. The user-based feedback assisted with the design of new outreach materials. The general goals for the research were to explore reactions to the activity card format; assess ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2003
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Nelvana International, the Award-winning series CYBERCHASE is the only mathematics series for children on American television. Designed for kids ages 8 to 12 and packed with mystery, humor, and action, each episode delivers positive messages about math by teaching concepts in a fun way that kids can ... »
  • Date: 06/11/2003
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The goal of this evaluation was to assess issues of user friendliness, appeal and comprehension related to the Cyberchase website’s homepage, web adventures, weekly polls and games. Cyberchase is the Emmy Award-winning mathematics series and website on PBS KIDS GO! using broadcast, web, new media and educational outreach to impact millions ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2003
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, researchers for the University of North Carolina at Asheville describe findings from their study that assessed the impact of two interactive, hands-on, informal science-learning programs on elementary and middle school children's (1) general interest in science learning and (2) short-term science learning. They used a separate- ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2003
    Resource Category: Formative
    Produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Nelvana International, the Award-winning series CYBERCHASE is the only mathematics series for children on American television. Designed for kids ages 8 to 12 and packed with mystery, humor, and action, each episode delivers positive messages about math by teaching concepts in a fun way that kids can ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2003
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    In the Spring of 2003, Rockman et al conducted an evaluation that was designed to explore children's viewing behavior, outcomes of viewing, the impact of the program's structural features, viewers' content preferences, and factors that motivate greater participation by viewers. Nearly six hundred children and twenty-five adults in three major U.S ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2003
    Resource Category: Summative
    Evidence from the data collected on the Midwest Wild Weather Project indicates that the teachers are very excited about its potential for increasing their students' science literacy and understanding of the scientific process, as well as increasing their knowledge of the weather and exciting them about science in general. Students are very focused ... »