©2010. Kathy Schrock. All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce for classroom use granted.
Portions used, with permission, from Beaudin, Bart P. and Don Quick. (1996) Instructional Video Evaluation
Instrument. Journal of Extension. 34:3. http://www.joe.org/joe/1996june/a1.php
Name: _____________________________________ Date:____________
CRITICAL EVALUATION OF AN
FOR GRADES 6-COLLEGE
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1. What type of connection do you have to the Internet?
• ___ Dial-in connection via modem
• ___ Direct connection: (check one) __56K __DSL __T1/T3 __Broadband -- other:_________
• ___ Using a mobile device over 3G or 4G
2. What Web browser are you using? __________________________ 3. Length of video: ___________
4. What is the URL of the online video you are evaluating?
5. What is the title of the video? _________________________________________________________
Part 1: Technical aspects of the online video
As you look at the questions below, put an X in the yes or no column.
Did the video take a long time to load?
Did the video seem to be well planned and organized?
Did the video include special effects you feel added to the video?
Did the video include section breaks and section titles?
• If so, were they helpful?
Did the video include the name of the creator or company who produced it?
Were images and scenes in the video easy to see?
When the camera moved around in the video, was it easy to follow?
Did the camera in the video use a variety of shot types (close-up, zoom, etc.)?
If there was music in the video, did it add to the video?
If there was speaking in the video, was it understandable and clear?
Was the vocabulary used by the speaker appropriate for your grade level?
Summary of Part One
Using the data you have collected above, write a short statement explaining why you would or wouldn't
recommend this video to a friend for use with a project.