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Personalised correction, feedback, and guidance in an automated tutoring system for skills training

Pahl, Claus and Kenny, Claire (2008) Personalised correction, feedback, and guidance in an automated tutoring system for skills training. International Journal of Knowledge and Learning (IJKL), 4 (1). pp. 75-92. ISSN 1741-1009

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Abstract

In addition to knowledge, in various domains skills are equally important. Active learning and training are effective forms of education. We present an automated skills training system for a database programming environment that promotes procedural knowledge acquisition and skills training. The system provides support features such as correction of solutions, feedback and personalised guidance, similar to interactions with a human tutor. Specifically, we address synchronous feedback and guidance based on personalised assessment. Each of these features is automated and includes a level of personalisation and adaptation. At the core of the system is a pattern-based error classification and correction component that analyses student input.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Keywords automated tutoring; correction; personalisation; feedback; guidance; skills training; database programming.
Subjects:Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:Inderscience
Official URL:http://www.inderscience.com/search/index.php?action=record&rec_id=19738
Copyright Information:© 2008 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16140
Deposited On:16 May 2011 16:49 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 16 May 2011 16:49

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