Technology-enabled Delivery and Assessment Methods: are we addressing student expectations and learning preferences?
Tennent, Beth, Becker, Karen L., & Kehoe, Jo (2005) Technology-enabled Delivery and Assessment Methods: are we addressing student expectations and learning preferences? In Goss, Halima (Ed.) Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), 4-7 December, Brisbane, Australia.
The role and importance of technology in an educational environment is growing and changing at a rapid pace. This technology has the potential to address many deficiencies of more traditional educational models, but also has accompanying potential drawbacks. As educators, we are balancing on a daily basis, differing expectations of our students (particularly across the generations), changing societal norms in relation to the balancing of work/life and education, and the turbulent landscape of resource allocation and focus in the tertiary education sector. This study provides insights into student perceptions and expectations in three large, cross-discipline courses, each using different forms of technology-enabled delivery or assessment. In particular, the study considers individual students’ learning styles and whether this impacts their preference for, or expectations and experiences of technology-enabled learning.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the conference’s web page (see hypertext link).|
|Keywords:||learning styles, tertiary education, flexible delivery, web delivery, technology, online assessment|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||23 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 15:44|
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