The implementation and evaluation of OASIS: a web-based learning and assessment tool for large classes

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dc.contributor.author Smaill, Chris en
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-30T20:56:39Z en
dc.date.available 2006-11-30T20:56:39Z en
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.citation Education, IEEE Transactions 48(4), 658-663. 2005 en
dc.identifier.issn 0018-9359 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/234 en
dc.description An open access copy of this article is available and complies with the copyright holder/publisher conditions. en
dc.description.abstract This paper describes a Web-based learning and assessment tool developed and implemented over a five-year period. Used predominately with first- and second-year students for skills practice and summative assessment, the tool delivers individualized tasks, marks student responses, supplies students with prompt feedback, and logs student activity. Interviews with instructors indicated that the software had enabled them to manage workloads in spite of rising class sizes and that student learning, based on observation and assessment results, had been enhanced rather than compromised. Student surveys, interviews, focus-group discussions, and informal feedback showed that students found the software easy to use and felt it helped them improve their skills and understanding. Student activity logs provided an insight into student study habits and confirmed the motivating power of assessment. en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE Transactions on Education en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Details obtained from http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0018-9359/ en
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dc.source.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TE.2005.852590 en
dc.title The implementation and evaluation of OASIS: a web-based learning and assessment tool for large classes en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::290000 Engineering and Technology en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TE.2005.852590 en
pubs.issue 4 en
pubs.begin-page 658 en
pubs.volume 48 en
dc.description.version VoR - Version of Record en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: 2005 IEEE en
pubs.end-page 663 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en


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