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A multimedia tutorial shell with qualitative assessment in biology

Hall, M. J.; Robinson, David; Tucknott, G. and Carlton, Tracy (1998). A multimedia tutorial shell with qualitative assessment in biology. In: Charman, D. and Elmes, A. eds. Computer Based Assessment: Case Studies in Science and Computing, Volume 2. Plymouth: 1998 SEED Publications, University of Plymouth, pp. 33–38.


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The project is developing methods to produce multimedia tutorials relatively quickly and cheaply, using a generic software shell suitable for any subject area. The shell is a version of one produced originally as part of the HEFC-funded TLTP initiative by the Biodiversity Consortium. Tutorials presented in the shell will provide the student with a structured learning experience that will allow their initial knowledge level or their knowledge acquisition and progress to be qualitatively and quantitatively assessed. Where areas of weakness are revealed by the assessment, students will be advised to study particular parts of the tutorial in order to improve their understanding.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 1998 SEED Publications
Keywords: Generic shell, multimedia, qualitative assessment, independent learner, navigation; e-learning; technology assisted learning; learning design
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Other Departments > Marketing and SRFS
Other Departments
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Biomedical Research Network (BRN)
Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 35767
Depositing User: Marion Hall
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2012 08:49
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2016 15:28
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