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Automated tutoring for a database skills training environment

Kenny, Claire and Pahl, Claus (2005) Automated tutoring for a database skills training environment. In: SIGCSE 2005 - 36th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education, 23-27 Feb 2005, St. Louis, USA. ISBN 1-58113-997-7

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Abstract

Universities are increasingly offering courses online. Feedback, assessment, and guidance are important features of this online courseware. Together, in the absence of a human tutor, they aid the student in the learning process. We present a programming training environment for a database course. It aims to offer a substitute for classroom based learning by providing synchronous automated feedback to the student, along with guidance based on a personalized assessment. The automated tutoring system should promote procedural knowledge acquisition and skills training. An automated tutoring feature is an integral part of this tutoring system.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:e-learning;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Published in:Proceedings 36th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education. . Association for Computing Machinery. ISBN 1-58113-997-7
Publisher:Association for Computing Machinery
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1047124.1047377
Copyright Information:© 2005 Association for Computing Machinery
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:15940
Deposited On:08 Dec 2010 15:43 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 12 Dec 2011 12:26

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