Evaluation of computer-based learning material for food chemistry education

J. Diederen, H. Gruppen, R.J.M. Hartog, A.G.J. Voragen

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Abstract

Digital exercises were designed and developed for food chemistry education. During the design process, design requirements were described for such exercises. The exercises were evaluated in three case studies, firstly to determine whether the exercises satisfy the design requirements with respect to students¿ use and secondly to provide insight into the effect of the course structure and organisation on the value that the students attribute to the exercises. The results show that the exercises meet most of the design requirements. Students found the exercises clear and helpful, and most students confirmed that these exercises helped them in their preparations for their examinations. Despite this, participation in the programme was low when working on the exercises was not compulsory. The differences in evaluation results between the three studies can be explained by differences in the course structure and organisation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-82
JournalCERP - Chemistry Education : Research and Practice
Volume6
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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