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Should feedback be at the centre of Personalised Learning?

Technology in Learning: Reshaping the Educational Landscape | The Studio, Manchester | 4th July 2017

Should feedback be at the centre of Personalised Learning?

The advent of e-Learning has prompted the development of web-based learning systems, recognising there is no fixed learning pathway that will be appropriate for all learners.  However, most learning platforms with personalised learning sequencing rely on a learner’s preferences.

 

However if we want students to be able to learn to make reliable judgements about their learning and to identify any further support they require to meet their learning goals, then personalised automatic feedback should play an important role. This presentation explores the role that technology enhanced feedback can play in the pursuit of a personalised learning agenda.

 

References

 

Whitelock, D., Twiner, A., Richardson, J.T.E., Field, D. & Pulman, S. (2015). Feedback on academic essay writing through pre-emptive hints: Moving towards ‘advice for action’. Winner of Best Research Paper Award. Special Issue of European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, Best of EDEN RW8, 8th EDEN Research Workshop (eds. U. Bernath and A. Szucs). Published by European Distance and E-Learning Network, 1-15. ISSN 1027 5207

 

Whitelock, D., Twiner, A., Richardson, J.T.E., Field, D. & Pulman, S. (2015). OpenEssayist: A supply and demand learning analytics tool for drafting academic essays. The 5th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) Conference, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. 16-20 March 2015. ISBN 978-1-4503-3417-4

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