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ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 409–413
The traditional approach to the provision of e-learning systems is one of institutional control and ownership. In the context of electronic portfolio systems in support of lifelong learning this approach needs to be questioned, as the...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (2006) pp. 15–25
The value of formative assessment using essays is clearly defined in the educational literature. Essays focus on the highest-level learning outcomes of analysing, evaluating, and creating. Formative assessment provides students with feedback to...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 3 (2004) pp. 82–96
The educational literature shows that formative assessment is highly conducive to learning. The tasks given to students in formative assessment generally require open-ended responses that can be given, for example, in essay-type format and that are...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4470–4475
This paper investigates how to implement formative assessment in an e-learning environment by working with samples of marked student work. In this context learning activities and potential learning process are identified. A simple learning exercise ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1985–1992
This article addresses the possibilities of supporting formative assessment with eLearning tools. The context between formative assessment, summative assessment and tools in current eLearning environments is established before concepts for an...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4510–4515
It is generally acknowledged that using formative assessment properly can significantly improve student learning. Computers can be used in a number of ways to assist formative assessment. Unfortunately, currently available Computer Assisted...
Enhancing ePortfolio Systems to Better Support Lifelong Learning in Universities: Students' Perspective
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1912–1917
This paper presents the results of the qualitative phase of a research project whose aim is to design and implement a learner-centered e-learning environment to support lifelong learning in universities through combining and extending Learning...
Academic Perspective on Enhancing ePortfolio Systems to Better Support Lifelong Learning in Universities
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 137–142
This paper presents the results of the qualitative phase of a research project that aims to design and implement a learner-centered e-learning environment to support students’ lifelong learning in universities. The proposed solution is to develop...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 768–772
This paper discusses ideas around the online marking of essay-type student work. Arguments are provided why essay-type assignments are required and why current forms of online assessment are not sufficient to assess students Eknowledge and...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 20, No. 2 (2012)
This article presents the findings of a qualitative evaluation on the effect of a specialised software tool on the efficiency and quality of assignment marking. The software, Lightwork, combines with the Moodle learning management system and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1022–1027
This paper introduces an approach, called stories, to build a bridge between document collections annotated by meta data and the use of these documents to construct learning material. The main components of a story are its narrative, the links to...
Topics: Learning Objects
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 2038–2043
Lifelong learning is the self-directed pursuit of knowledge or skills that occurs throughout one’s life. The importance of lifelong learning skills has been recognized in the workplace, public policy and higher education institutions over the last...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3423–3430
This paper introduces preliminary work about learning environments. Lots of research, regarding what teachers need, has been carried out but few digital specific environments have really been integrated into schools. Therefore work still needs to be ...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 (2010) pp. 47–61
This paper presents a case study of the use of an e-portfolio in a human biology distance course that aimed to foster student refl ection on assignment feedback. An academic developer used a guided question approach to help the lecturer consider...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 4 (Sep 16, 2018)
While carrying ‘Australasia’ in its name, our journal aims to achieve a strong global presence in the English-speaking world. In this editorial we examine data collected by our journal management software OJS to ascertain the outreach of AJET beyond ...
Supporting Assessment in E-learning: Collecting Students’Work and Generating Analysis Data for Assessment and Feedback
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) p. 993
The use of web 2.0 tools empowers teachersand online instructors to emphasize social aspect of learning and promote in-depth discussions even when students are at a distance. Assessing students’ collaboration and achievement through the use of e...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2009) pp. 176–192
This article reports on a comprehensive study, investigating the use of e-tools for formative assignment assessment. The study conducted a large-scale literature review and interviews with 90 academics at five New Zealand tertiary institutions. The...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 714–719
This paper investigates a solution to support the learning of cognitively complex concepts, through the recording, annotation and online delivery of multimedia lessons. Recording lessons for online delivery has the advantage of utilising all of the...
Assessment of Online Discussion: Collecting Discussion Content and Generating Analysis Data for Assessment and Feedback
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) p. 992
Online asynchronous discussion offers great educational opportunities to distance learners as well as bringing benefits to supplement in-class instruction. The use of online discussion forums empowers teachers to emphasize social aspect of learning...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 5 (Nov 25, 2018)
Educational technology research, like all education research, is dominated by explicit or implicit claims of causation. The dominance of cause-effect models in research is not surprising, and for many it is unnoticed and unquestioned. However,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4004–4009
Externalizing student models is not a new idea. Particularly, the act of opening up an adaptable student model to learners, peers, and mentors has been given much attention in the past. Nevertheless, externalizing numerical uncertainty handling...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 24, No. 5 (Jan 01, 2008)
This article presents selected aspects of a large study on the use of e-learning tools in support of assignment assessment, which was comprised of a substantial literature review, an investigation into electronic tools, and interviews with 90...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 720–725
In this paper we look at learner-formulated questions in technology-supported learning applications. Traditionally, technology-supported learning applications request input from the learner. The learner's response is used to assess the knowledge of...
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education Vol. 34, No. 4 (August 2009) pp. 469–479
This article reports on selected aspects of a larger study on the use of electronic tools in the context of the management and marking of assignments. The study comprised a literature review, interviews and a review of e-tools. The article briefly...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2012)
This article investigates the support e-learning can provide for the management and marking of assignments. The work is contextualised in the importance of assessment with assignments in tertiary education, in the theories about high quality marking ...
Topics: Learning Management Systems