Collect Data - Edtech Pilot Framework

Collect Data

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The edtech pilot size dictates the types and amount of data needed for participants. Consider gathering information from educators, leaders, students, and the product itself to best understand user experiences and learning outcomes.

Review academic calendars and testing schedules, so students and teachers are not overburdened by the data collection process.

Collect Feedback from Users

Tips for Success!

A list of tips
  • Gather feedback from everyone using the tool, especially students and teachers.
  • Collect both quantitative and qualitative data.

Tools & Resources

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Academic Self-Efficacy Subscale from Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C) 
From Muris, P. (2001)

The Academic Self-Efficacy Subscale from Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C), first published by Muris in 2001, measures students’ general academic, social, and emotional self-efficacy.

Classroom Observation Protocol 
From iZone NYC

This is a sample data collection instrument to collect meaningful data when stakeholders in a pilot visit a classroom that is piloting a product.

Computer Attitude Questionnaire 
From Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning

The Computer Attitude Questionnaire (CAQ) measures attitudes toward and use of technology in addition to technology literacy for middle school students (grades 6 through 8) based on Likert-scale self-reporting.

Digital Evaluation Team Student Survey 
From Vancouver Public Schools

Vancouver Public Schools’ Digital Evaluation Team developed this student survey to evaluate the efficacy of digital tools.

Digital Evaluation Team Teacher Survey 
From Vancouver Public Schools

Vancouver Public Schools’ Digital Evaluation Team developed this teacher survey to evaluate the efficacy of digital tools.

Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Student Post-Survey

A survey used to capture changes in student attitudes and skills at the end of the pilot.

Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Student Pre-Survey

A survey used to gather baseline data from students before the pilot begins.

Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Teacher Post-Survey

A survey to capture changes in teachers’ attitudes and skills at the end of the pilot.

Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Teacher Pre-Survey

A survey for teachers to understand their readiness to begin a pilot as well as baseline attitudes and skills.

Digital Promise Pilot to Purchase Student Survey Questions (Instrument)

A 22-question survey for students about their experience using a new edtech product in a pilot study.

Are We Measuring the Right Outcome? 
From Ed Tech RCE Coach

This case study considers types of evidence to collect when piloting instructional technology.

Edtech Usage Trends Report 
From Lea(R)n

Review usage trends, aggregate data and factors that may be influencing edtech use to fidelity in the US with Lea(R)n’s 2017 EdTech Usage Trends Report.

Educational Technology Integration Questionnaire (ETIQ) 
From Walden University

The Educational Technology Integration Questionnaire (ETIQ) measures teachers’ ability to integrate technology.

Instructional Goals and Metrics Guide 
From iZone NYC

This guide helps teachers identify and formalize their classroom need by walking them through a process to create their inquiry question and identify the metrics they will use to assess if the product solved their specific problem.

Lea(R)n IMPACT Analysis Rapid Cycle EdTech Evaluation 
From Lea(R)n

Informed by more than 100 product evaluations across diverse education environments, IMPACT Analysis is used to rapidly analyze individual edtech product utilization, pricing and student achievement data in seconds to inform instructional, operational and budget decisions.

Personalized Learning Classroom Observation 
From Vancouver Public Schools

Vancouver Public Schools developed this classroom observation protocol with a specific focus on personalized learning.

West Ada High School Student Survey 
From West Ada

A brief survey for students about their experience using a software tool, developed by West Ada School District.

West Ada Teacher Survey 
From West Ada

A brief survey for teachers about their experience using a software tool, developed by West Ada School District.

Youth Motivation, Engagement, and Beliefs Survey (YMEBS) 
From Youth Development Executives of King County

The Youth Motivation, Engagement, and Beliefs Survey (YMEBS) measures program fit for the student population, identifies how much students benefited from participation, and assesses social and emotional development.

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