The efficacy of a web-based domain independent question-posing and peer assessment learning system

Fu Yun Yu, Yu Hsin Liu, Tak Wai Chan

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Abstract

In light of constructivism and cognitive psychology a networked learning system enabling students to construct multiple-choice questions, which can be assessed, viewed and answered by peers, was described in the paper. A preliminary study evaluating various functions and features in the system and its learning potentials was conducted with 52 six-graders. Overall, students rated favorably on the system's interface design and potentials in promoting their cognitive capability in the content domain. Student written responses combined with classrooms observations further provided descriptive evidence for the system facilitative effect for student learning. Via playing the roles of question posers, assessors, viewers, revisers and answers at different points in the learning process, students tended to actively engage in the learning process by constructing and re-constructing their own interpretations of the world of information around them, which is facilitative for their own understanding and cognitive development.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages641-642
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)0769515096, 9780769515090
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 1
EventInternational Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002 - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 2002 Dec 32002 Dec 6

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period02-12-0302-12-06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Education

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    Yu, F. Y., Liu, Y. H., & Chan, T. W. (2002). The efficacy of a web-based domain independent question-posing and peer assessment learning system. In Proceedings - International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002 (pp. 641-642). [1186028] (Proceedings - International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/CIE.2002.1186028