Theoretical-methodological proposal to evaluate the quality of educational websites to support education.

Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Año de publicación2015
AuthorsSantos, AM
Nombre de la Conferencia En G. R. Alves, the 3rd International ConferenceProceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality - TEEM '15
Fecha de publicación12/2015
PublisherNew York, New York, USA: ACM Press
Conference LocationPorto, Portugal
KeywordsEvaluation criteria, Evaluation of educational websites, Methodology, Teaching

This study aims to review the literature on evaluating websites in order to identify, determine and suggest quality evaluation criteria directed to support teaching. The increasing use of the communication media in transmitting knowledge through the development of virtual learning consists of reading purpose aimed at authors, who wrote about criteria, evaluation quality, measure quality and evaluate  educational websites, with the principal aims to choose the criteria of evaluation and draw a checklist for others futures studies. Firstly, the methodology used was analytical-descriptive and informative over the literature review and the study proposes criteria quality for evaluation educational websites. The result of this communication was to propose two  general aspects, one functional and the other technical-aesthetic with ten criteria evaluation of  quality, they are: authority, update, usability, accessibility and communication, all included in the functional aspects; and for technical and aesthetic we propose quality multimedia/graphic design, content, navigation, speed of access and interaction.