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Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2011) pp. 1–14
The recent National Students Survey showed that feedback to students was an ongoing problem in Higher Education. This paper reports on the extension of our past research into the provision of automated feedback for objective testing. In the research ...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 5, No. 2 (Jun 05, 2010) pp. 11–14
Abstractâ??The results of the recent national students survey (NSS) revealed that a major problem in HE today is that of student feedback. Research carried out by members of the project team in the past has led to the development of an automated...
Supporting the diversity of the E-learning 2.0 learners: The development of a psychological student model
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1943–1950
This paper describes the development of a psychological student model based on the visual and verbal skills of learners. These skills are important factors of the learners' mental models that are employed when interacting with complex computer...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 5, No. 1 pp. 31–38
In this paper we report on research related to the provision of automated feedback based on a computer adaptive test (CAT), used in formative assessment. A cohort of 76 second year university undergraduates took part in a formative assessment with a ...
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2014 (October 2014)
Over 4 iterations of a large course (>180 students) in introductory emedia design in a first year computer science course we have seen a year on year improvement. We believe this is due to the use of EVS clickers for feed-forward assessment: that ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 539–541
This paper examines how and to what extent an adaptive system can aid learners to be effectively self-directed and self-regulated for online studies both at domain knowledge level and meta knowledge level in the subject of computer science. We will...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 221–233
It is a hard task to strike a balance between extents of control a learner exercises and the amount of guidance, active or passive, afforded by the learning environment to guide, support, and motivate the learner. Adaptive systems strive to find the ...
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2016, No. 1 (2016)
There has been a growth in online distance learning programmes in Higher Education. This has led to an increased interest in different approaches to the assessment of online distance learners, including how to enhance student authentication and...
Evaluation of Horizon Multimedia Learning Materials for Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities
ALTC-97 1997 (September 1997)
This paper describes the different methods used to evaluate individually configurable multimedia materials developed for the Horizon project, a program designed to increase employment opportunities for students with disabilities or learning...
The Creation of Task-Based Differentiated Learning Materials for Students with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities
CAL97 1997 (March 1997)
This paper describes Horizon, a European-funded project designed to increase employment opportunities for students with disabilities or learning difficulties. The project established a working cafe/restaurant (Cafe Horizon) in East London staffed by ...