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Open versus closed forms of knowledge assessment in a blended learning ecosystem
Abstract The article investigates whether two opposThe article investigates whether two opposite assessment methods, open wiki (online text-and-media collaboration) and closed multiple-choice test, can together assure a balanced addressing of the learner both as an information processor and a social entity. Comparing students' experience and satisfaction with collective knowledge construction in a mod-erated wiki on the one hand and knowledge testing in an online multiple choice test on the other hand, the research differentiates full-time and part-time students of a blended course. This is presented upon broader data on comparable students' populations who were as-sessed with open-ended oral exam questions, regular homework tasks and seminar work papers. An updated notion of media ecology conceives knowledge testing and instructional feedback as parts of an informational ecosystem: only a coherent yet internally differen-tiated learning environment can accurately define significant educational trends and rec-ommendations - such that question assessment methods and signpost the development of education towards sustainability.pment of education towards sustainability.
Abstractsub The article investigates whether two opposThe article investigates whether two opposite assessment methods, open wiki (online text-and-media collaboration) and closed multiple-choice test, can together assure a balanced addressing of the learner both as an information processor and a social entity. Comparing students' experience and satisfaction with collective knowledge construction in a mod-erated wiki on the one hand and knowledge testing in an online multiple choice test on the other hand, the research differentiates full-time and part-time students of a blended course. This is presented upon broader data on comparable students' populations who were as-sessed with open-ended oral exam questions, regular homework tasks and seminar work papers. An updated notion of media ecology conceives knowledge testing and instructional feedback as parts of an informational ecosystem: only a coherent yet internally differen-tiated learning environment can accurately define significant educational trends and rec-ommendations - such that question assessment methods and signpost the development of education towards sustainability.pment of education towards sustainability.
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.2478/v10099-011-0002-4  +
Has author Purg P. +
Has keyword Assessment + , Blended + , Media ecology + , Test + , Wiki +
Issn 16914147  +
Issue 1  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 19–28  +
Published in Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability +
Title Open versus closed forms of knowledge assessment in a blended learning ecosystem +
Type journal article  +
Volume 13  +
Year 2011 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 05:48:32  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 8 November 2014 05:48:32  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2011  +
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