Blending process with product: using assessment to drive learning through the creation of an online journal

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Hallam, Gillian and Glanville, Clare. 2007. "Blending process with product: using assessment to drive learning through the creation of an online journal." Frankland, Steve (ed.) Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Assessment. Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Springer. pp. 242-255
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Blending process with product: using assessment to drive learning through the creation of an online journal

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID3337
Book TitleEnhancing Teaching and Learning through Assessment
AuthorsHallam, Gillian (Author) and Glanville, Clare (Author)
EditorsFrankland, Steve
Page Range242-255
SeriesAssessment Series
Chapter Number6
Number of Pages14
Year2007
PublisherSpringer
Place of PublicationDordrecht, The Netherlands
ISBN9781402062254
9781402062261
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6226-1_6
Abstract

This paper reports on a study which aims to investigate the impact of Online Collaborative Learning and Assessment (OCLA) on the learning and teaching of content subjects taken by first-year and third-year BA undergraduates. Specifically, the paper examines students' approaches to and attitudes towards OCLA and evaluates the effectiveness of OCLA in addressing subject objectives from the student and teacher perspectives. Findings obtained from focus group discussions and online forum discussions show that students found the learning experience positive and useful, contributing not only to better understanding of subject knowledge, but also improvement in such generic skills as critical and analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, team work and language and communication skills.

KeywordsOnline Learning; Online Discussion; Assessment Practice; Online Journal; Assessment Task
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390107. Humanities and social sciences curriculum and pedagogy (excl. economics, business and management)
Byline AffiliationsQueensland University of Technology
Journal TitleEnhancing teaching and learning through assessment: Deriving an appropriate model.
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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