The OO files : providing online formative feedback on Contract Law learning in a narrative setting
Butler, Desmond A. (2012) The OO files : providing online formative feedback on Contract Law learning in a narrative setting. Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 5(1-2), pp. 1-12.
Feedback, both formative and summative, enables students to reflect on their understandings and to restructure their thinking to develop their capabilities. It can also encourage positive motivation and help boost self-esteem. Online multiple choice questions can be an efficient and effective means of providing timely formative feedback. At the same time, locating learning in a narrative environment can facilitate engaging and effective learning experiences. Narratives can help learners to navigate through information and support cognitive and imaginative engagement. This article will discuss The 00 Files, an online suite of modules containing multiple choice questions situated in the narrative of a fictional law firm. It notes student responses to the program and discusses lessons that may be learnt from its development which may be of assistance to academics considering the development of similar programs for their courses.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||online student feedback, student engagement, legal education, formative feedback, online learning environments|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 The Author|
|Deposited On:||30 Apr 2013 01:26|
|Last Modified:||02 May 2013 05:00|
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