Evaluation of an Innovative Technology Curriculum

Keywords: CIPP Evaluation Model, Innovative Technology, Program Evaluation, Technology High School

Abstract

This research aims to devise an innovative curriculum, to determine the opinions of parents, teachers, students, and educators of the curriculum, and to present results using the CIPP approach. The study employed a qualitative research method, a program execution case study. It used maximum variation sampling, a purposeful sampling method. The study, involving eighteen participants, was conducted in a high school that runs a technology education program. Data was obtained using the semi-structured and focus group interview methods. Participant confirmation was obtained to increase reliability, which was then subjected to external audit, allowing another researcher to examine the process and results. Awareness of the “Proficiency in Technology” (PIT) curriculum and curriculum implementation emerged as the main facts. The research findings show that a lack of communication and trainer qualifications caused disruptions in the program.

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2024-06-01
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Üker, H., & Kirkiç, K. A. (2024). Evaluation of an Innovative Technology Curriculum. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 12(3), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v12i3.7340
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