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Sultan Qaboos University

College of Education

Educational Website Evaluation

Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies

Done by: Asma Suhail Baqi

ID Number: 90761

Course: Tech4000

2013

Submitted to : Dr. Ali

Title of the Web Site: Educational Portal


URL: www.moe.gov.om

Level 1 No author is listed and no email contact is provided

Level 2 No author is listed but an e-mail contact is provided.

Level 3

Level 4 An author is listed with appropriate credentials and is the creator of the material.

Level

Notes They are listed at the end of the website (IPS team, Directorate General of information Technology). And I can tell that they are the creators of the materials .An e-mail contact is provided.

An author is listed with no credentials and you Authority cannot tell if the author is the creator of the material Some links A Links for do not take commercial navigation the reader Internet are clearly to the sites provider labeled, described. supports the allow the A user site, but it is reader to Navigation typically unclear if the easily move feels lost. author has from a any page to connection related with a larger pages institution. (forward and back), and
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Links for navigation are clearly labeled, consistently placed, allow the reader to easily move from a page to related pages (forward and

The site provides a clear directions (Forward and back), the links are clearly labeled, allow the reader to easily move from a page to related pages, the internal links take the reader where s/he expects to go. But s\he sometimes becomes lost.

Purpose

internal links take the reader where s/he expects to go. A user rarely becomes lost. The The Web The purpose purpose is site has is somewhat unclear or more than clear and cannot be one purpose meets most determined but meets of my . only a few of objectives. my objectives

back),and take the reader where s/he expects to go. A user does not become lost.

The purpose of the Web site is clear and meets my objectives.

Objectivity

The Web page is a virtual soapbox.

The Web site contains some bias and a great

The Web site contains some advertising


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The Web site contains little advertising and is free of

The website has more than one purpose they are almost clear enough and meets the objectives of the wide range of target users (student, teacher, and parents) and some of mine because I do only need some of them not all. The website is not distracted by too much of advertisements and bias free.

Content

deal of advertising. The The information information on the Web relates to my site does objectives, not relate but many of to my the links do objectives. not work.

and minimal bias. The information relates to my objectives, links work, but the site is not well organized.

bias. The information relates to the objectives which I need to fulfill, the links also work, and the site is well organized.

Audience

The Web pages are not appropriate for my audience.

Currency

The Web pages are written above the level of my audience, but some of the information is useful. Information Information on the site on the site has not has not

The information relates to my objectives, the links work, and the site is well organized. The Web The Web pages are pages are written at an written at an appropriate appropriate level for my level and the audience information is and some of suitable for the my information classroom. is useful. Information Information has been has been updated in updated in
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It is written in an appropriate level and provides useful and beneficial information.

The information is always up-to-date and update daily and it is

been revised in the last 18 months, or no date can be located. The Web site design is inappropria te for my audience. Design

been updated in the last year, but the information still is of good quality. The Web site loads slowly and the general appearance is poor.

the last six months and seems to reflect currency.

the last three months and is accurate.

100% accurate.

The Web site loads well, but the site is not easy to navigate.

The Web site loads well, is easy to navigate, visually pleasing, and easy to read.

The Web site loads well and very fast less than 15 seconds, and it is easy to navigate through it, provides and shows some appealing visuals and images which attracts the user attention, and easy to read the information, the font is clear. The site looks good in general.

Total
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29/32