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Monitoring Conceptual Development: Design Considerations of a Formative Feedback tool

Berlanga, Adriana J.; Smithies, Alisdair; Braidman, Isobel and Wild, Fridolin (2010). Monitoring Conceptual Development: Design Considerations of a Formative Feedback tool. In: eChallenges 2010, 27 - 29 Oct 2010, Warsaw, Poland.

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Abstract

This paper presents the design considerations of a tool aiming at providing formative feedback. The tool uses Latent Semantic Analysis, to automatically generate reference models and provide learners a means to compare their conceptual development against these models. The design of the tool considers a theoretical background which combines research on expertise development, knowledge creation, and conceptual development assessment. The paper also illustrates how the tool will work using a problem and solution scenario, and presents initial validations results. Finally the paper draws conclusions and future work.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Keywords: formative feedback; design; conceptual development
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 24695
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 10:43
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 17:24
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24695
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