Personalised E-Learning: The assessment of students' prior knowledge in Higher Education

Sharp, Mary and Wade, Vincent Patrick and O'Donnell, Eileen and Mulwa, Catherine (2014) Personalised E-Learning: The assessment of students' prior knowledge in Higher Education. In: Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society. IGI Global.

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Abstract

Society’s use of mobile applications that instantaneously dynamically adapt to input has had the effect ofusers expecting immediate feedback from all applications based on their specific needs. The traditionalconcept of a one size fits all approach to managing an online learning environment could perhaps beimproved by the inclusion of personalised learning experiences for students based on their prior knowledge. The purpose of personalised e-learning is to tailor learning content to the specific learning requirements of individual students. The focus of this chapter is to review the topic of personalised e-learningand discuss the issues and problems educators may encounter in assessing students’ prior knowledge.Information on students’ prior knowledge is required to inform the process to facilitate personalisede-learning experiences based on prior knowledge

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-learning
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2015 18:37
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2015 14:55
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/3697

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