Evaluation Plan

The comprehensive evaluation plan assesses the effectiveness of the implementation process and the impact of GCT on comprehension (per lecture) and retention (during the course of the semester) using both “pre-post single group outcome design” and “comparison (cross-sectional) group design” methods. The skills and perceptions developed by the students serving as the ‘Control Group’ during the first two semesters will be compared with the skills and perceptions developed by the ‘Treatment Group’ during the last two semesters. An extensive instrumentation plan has been developed using both qualitative and quantitative instruments. The following table summarizes the comprehensive evaluation plan conducted during this four semester long research initiative.