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Collaborative assessment tool: a data-centric approach

Xing, W, Marcinkowski, M and Goggins, S (2015) Collaborative assessment tool: a data-centric approach. In: AERA Annual Meeting: Toward Justice - Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis, 16 - 20 April 2015, Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL, USA.

Abstract

Our study explores the operationalization of Activity Theory toward the holistic framing of collaborative math learning activity in a social-technical context by breaking down group work into the six dimensions as found in the theory. We then map the electronic trace data generated by the collaborative software (Virtual Math Teams) with these dimensions and construct six measures. Next, a clustering algorithm is coded to categorize groups with similar participation performance, which allows us to consider the six indicators simultaneously. Last, in terms of the complexity of group learning in a socio-technical context, we discuss a web-based tool that shows assessment of groups and individuals in CSCL and thus provides teachers with a holistic and multi-perspectival view of group learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:

This paper was presented at the conference as part of the Advanced Technologies for Learning SIG Paper Session.

Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2016 14:26
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 14:26
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/8574
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