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- Providing in-depth and personalised feedback to online students using audio recording
- Wallace, Ian; Moore, Catherine
- As educational delivery through online media continues to grow, so too do the demands on educators to provide quality learning outcomes for their online students. This paper presents a small research study undertaken to explore and evaluate the provision of audio feedback to online students studying with an Australian university. To determine the effectiveness of this type of feedback, research was undertaken with both undergraduate and postgraduate students who were invited to complete an anonymous survey on their views and experiences of feedback on their assessment tasks. Students were asked to compare feedback from traditional hand delivered comments and audio comments through both quantitative and qualitative questions. The results from this study indicate students want feedback not only to provide constructive criticism on current work, but also guidance on how to improve on future work, i.e. feed-forward. Results indicated a fair to strong preference by students to receive audio feedback for their submitted assessment tasks. The study also revealed that innovative ways such as audio commentary can be used by educators to successfully provide online students with informed personalised feedback in a timely manner.
- Publication type
- Conference paper
- Research centre
- Swinburne University of Technology
- International Proceedings of Economic Development and Research: proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E 2012), Hong Kong, 05-07 January 2012, Vol. 27, pp. 53-58
- Publication year
- Audio feedback; Feed-forward; Higher education; Informed feedback; Online students
- International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press
- 2010-4626 (series ISSN)
- 9789810710798, 9810710798
- Publisher URL
- Copyright © (2012) IACSIT Press, Singapore.
- Additional information
- The paper was awarded Excellent Paper for Session 1 by the committee of IC4E 2012, ICEMM 2012 and ICGLC 2012.
- Peer reviewed