Enhancing feedback through electronic examining

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Rytkönen , A 2015 , Enhancing feedback through electronic examining . in L Gómez Chova , A López Martínez & I Candel Torres (eds) , EDULEARN15 Proceedings : 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies . EDULEARN Proceedings , IATED Academy , Valencia , pp. 3456-3464 , International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies , Barcelona , Spain , 06/07/2015 .

Title: Enhancing feedback through electronic examining
Author: Rytkönen, Anni
Editor: Gómez Chova, L.; López Martínez, A.; Candel Torres, I.
Contributor: University of Helsinki, Opetus- ja opintopalvelut
Publisher: IATED Academy
Date: 2015-07
Language: eng
Number of pages: 9
Belongs to series: EDULEARN15 Proceedings 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Belongs to series: EDULEARN Proceedings
ISBN: 978-84-606-8243-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/160202
Abstract: Electronic exams taken in specifically equipped electronic exam rooms are growing in popularity in Finnish Higher Education. The systems used for the purpose are provided with the essay question type which requires manual grading, and on the other hand provides the teacher with the opportunity to give students individual, written feedback. When log data from the system used at the University of Helsinki was analysed, the results indicate that teachers do provide their students with individual comments on their submissions. On the other hand, some of the comments could not be defined as feedback in the pedagogical sense. Interviewed teachers perceived that the electronic examining process in whole provided added values for themselves and their students as the eased and flowing process, and as the increased opportunity to give and receive feedback for the exam response.
Subject: 516 Educational sciences
assessment
feedback
electronic examining
teacher perspective
exam room
essay
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