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GCP15: evaluating informal TEL

Whitelock, Denise (2013). GCP15: evaluating informal TEL. In: Fisher, Frank; Wild, Fridolin; Sutherland, Rosamund and Zim, Lena eds. Grand Challenges in Technology Enhanced Learning: Outcomes of the 3rd Alpine Rendez-Vous. Cham: Springer, pp. 47–49.

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As TEL interventions move away from supporting existing learning activities and practices towards disrupting them and/or enabling radically new ones, evaluation approaches need to change accordingly.

By removing the pre-specified design objectives we also remove traditional benchmarks against which we evaluate, such as measures of cognitive learning; while at the same time we render evaluation ever so essential in the quest to understand radically new, disruptive TEL practices. We urgently need a re-conceptualisation of evaluation as an integral and integrated aspect of the development process that weaves with evolving designs of learning.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Authors
ISBN: 3-319-01666-0, 978-3-319-01666-5
Keywords: evaluation; informal technology-enhanced learning; roadmap; DELPHI methodology
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 41843
Depositing User: Denise Whitelock
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2015 16:46
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:28
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