Whitelock, Denise; Pinto, Roser and Saez, Marcel.la
Modelling the teachers' feedback process for the design of an electronic interactive science tool with automatic feedback.
International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 20(2) pp. 189–207.
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This paper models the feedback teachers give to students who are using an interactive computer tutorial (Nefreduca) to help them understand key biological concepts related to the kidney. Nefreduca consists of a series of open source science inquiry based web learning materials targeted at children with chronic kidney disease. It utilises a scenario based approach drawing on the work of Lijnse (1995) and Buty, Tiberghien & Le Marechal (2004). The hospital teachers who assisted the children with their use of Nefreduca reported learning gains with the system but there is no automatic feedback for autonomous learning with Nefreduca when children are unsupported by a teacher. An ethnographic approach was adopted to then understand how teachers provided feedback to the students in order to devise a model of supportive feedback to the chronically ill students, which can be implemented in the next version of Nefreduca.
||2010 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
|Project Funding Details:
|Funded Project Name||Project ID||Funding Body|
|Not Set||Not Set||Consell Social de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, Ref: Ref: 200700047154)|
|Not Set||Not Set||Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MICCIN, Ref: CCT005-06-00169).|
||feedback; chronically ill students; science concepts; models; automatic feedback
||Institute of Educational Technology
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:
||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
||12 Nov 2010 09:42
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