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Author Rossol, Nathaniel
Title ProAnalyser: A multimedia modeling and authoring framework for discerning student learning processes
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Descript 58 p
Note Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 48-04, page: 2324
Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Alberta (Canada), 2010
Online multimedia education systems traditionally tend to consist almost exclusively of multiple choice or numeric response style questions. However, many curricula such as math, physics, and chemistry typically involve students completing large, complex, multi-step problems where the process used to solve the problem is more important than the final answer. Current online multimedia systems are generally insufficient to model or assess problems like these
In this thesis, I address this issue by implementing a Process Analyzer and its authoring tool. The Process Analyzer aims to improve student problem solving skills by acting as a self-tutoring tool that can analyze a student's problem-solving process and adapt accordingly, providing corrective guidance hints if necessary. Secondly, it provides instructors with an in-depth analysis of the process or thinking steps that students are using to solve complex problems. Instructors can therefore assess students based on their problem-solving process, and not just their final answer
School code: 0351
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 48-04
Subject Multimedia Communications
Education, Technology of
Computer Science
Alt Author University of Alberta (Canada)
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