Formative evaluations are studies that help to "form" the design for a product, service, or intervention. Formative evaluations involve evaluating the product, service, or intervention while they are being developed, with the goal of detecting and eliminating usability problems and providing early information about impacts on users.
This qualitative study examines the educational potential of the alpha versions of 24 games in eight PBS KIDS transmedia suites.
This study explores the effectiveness of three of Boston University’s Teaching Tips modules in increasing teachers’ use of technology and PBS KIDS digital content and in improving student engagement.
This mixed-method study explores the potential of two augmented reality games for enhancing early elementary children’s basic arithmetic skills and provides insight into how augmented reality might be incorporated into early elementary classroom instruction.