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Saul Rockman



  • Evaluator 


Saul Rockman has spent more than 30 years as an evaluator, studying the use and impact of media and technology for learning in formal and informal settings. He is president of Rockman et al, an independent evaluation, research, and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Bloomington, IN. The company works with preschool, K-12, postsecondary and adult educational institutions undertaking formal education, as well as with broadly educational projects having a wide community or consumer audience. Saul established Rockman et al after leaving the education marketing group of Apple where he was Manager of Education Research. Prior to joining Apple, Saul was Director of Technology Programs at WestEd in San Francisco, California. Before moving to San Francisco, Saul was director of research at the Agency for Instructional Technology in Bloomington, Indiana. Saul did his doctoral work in Mass Communications at Indiana University, Bloomington.


Evaluation methodology and evaluation professional development
Media and communications studies in formal and informal settings, especially in science
Policy development for media and technology implementation
Television and radio program and website, and social media evaluation
Research and evaluation of technology implementation in formal education



Rockman, S. and Scott, B. (2012) Evaluating Time To Know: Research Concepts and Practical Decisions. In J. Richards and C. Dede (Eds.) Digital Teaching Platforms, New York. Teachers College Press.
Rockman, S., & Fontana, L. (2010). Reaching Beyond Bricks and Mortar. In G. Berg (Ed.), Cases on Online Tutoring, Mentoring, and Educational Services: Practices and Applications. (pp. 28-50) New York: Routledge.
Bass, K. M., Puckett, C., & Rockman, S. (2008). Models of digital collection use in a university community. Educational Technology, 48(1), 44-49.
Rockman, S., Bass, K. M., & Borse, J. (2007). Media-based science learning in informal environments. Commissioned paper prepared for the Learning Science in Informal Environments Committee of the National Research Council, National Academy of Science.