An evaluation of undergraduate students' online assessment performances

Flynn, A. and Concannon, F. and Campbell, M. (2004) An evaluation of undergraduate students' online assessment performances. [Conference Proceedings]

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There is a trend in Irish universities to utilise the benefits of learning technologies as a mechanism to improve learning performance of students. While the technology to support blended learning is becoming more stable, there is a growing realisation that it is not just the technology itself that is valuable, but the means by which it is employed. This research tests the efficacy of a hybrid technology supported education model by examining undergraduate accounting students' online assessment performance in comparison to similar off-line assessments. Students' performance is then related to the frequency/time spent online and the student's preferred learning style.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Blended Education; Formative and Summative Assessments; Learning Styles; University Education; Computer supported cooperative work; Evaluation; Information technology; Online systems; Students; Education
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 20:54
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2015 20:54

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