Premier Award 2012 Criteria

Instructional Design:
  • Learning Objectives
  • Interactivity
  • Cognition/conceptual change
  • Content
  • Multimedia use
  • Instructional use/adaptability
Software Design:
  • Engagement
  • Learner interface and navigation
  • Technical reliability
Engineering Content:
  • Accuracy of content
  • Appropriateness of content
Please review the 2012 Evaluation Criteria (preliminary) for more information.

Because each category requires the judges to view the courseware from a slightly different perspective, there will necessarily be some overlap in the criteria.

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