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Sadik, A. (2010). An integrated Web 2.0 portfolio model for university students. In progress<< BackSadik, A. (2010). The development and usability evaluation of a standards-based gradebook for faculty. submitted for publicatiuonAbstract
The use of standard-based grading and reporting tools is essential to ensure that faculty assessment meets acceptable levels of quality and standardization. This study reports the design, development and evaluation of a standards-based gradebook (RealGrade) for the faculty at Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman. The rapid applications development model (RAD) was implemented to develop early versions of the gradebook. The Gradebook Usability Questionnaire (GUQ) and a series of individual interviews were used to measure participants’ reactions toward the usability of the gradebook and determine the extent to which the prototype is usable. The results revealed that participants found the gradebook effe…

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Sadik, A. (2013). The Societal Acceptance of Online Degrees in the Arab World: Evidence from Two Countries. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference in e-Learning and Distance Education. Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 4-7 February. Sadik, A. (2012).  Flipping Teaching with PresentationTube. Paper presented at the 6th International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention, Selangor, Malaysia, 29-31 October. Sadik, A.  (2012) The development and evaluation of a network for producing and sharing pre-recorded video presentations, paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman,4-7 November. Sadik, A. & Badr, K. (2012). The effectiveness of classroom-based supplementary video presentations in supporting emergent literacy development in early childhood education, i-manager’s Journal on Educational Psychology, 5(3), 21-34. Sadik, A. (2011). The development and usability evaluation …

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The Development and Usability Evaluation of a Standards-Based Gradebook for Faculty

HTML clipboardThe use of standard-based grading and reporting tools is essential to ensure that faculty assessment meets acceptable levels of quality and standardization. This study reports the design, development and evaluation of a standards-based gradebook (RealGrade) for the faculty at Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman. The rapid applications development model (RAD) was implemented to develop early versions of the gradebook. The Gradebook Usability Questionnaire (GUQ) and a series of individual interviews were used to measure participants’ reactions toward the usability of the gradebook and determine the extent to which the prototype is usable. The results revealed that participants found the gradebook effective and efficient in facilitating the process of standards-based grading and communicating grades with students at the University. In addition, they favored the design, flexibility and ease of use of the gradebook. Further examinations of me…