Authoring Tools Supporting Novice Teachers Identifying Student Problems
We live immersed in a technological world. Learning is not an exception; most classrooms are equipped with multiple devices intended to improve the learning process for students. Especially for novice teachers, there is a need to provide usable technological tools that help them with their counterpart teaching tasks. This paper presents a set of teacher authoring tools to facilitate the tasks of identifying learning tricky topics, noting student difficulties, and creating quizzes for knowledge evaluation. The resulting quizzes, generated by these tools, are used at the start of learning activities, where students explain tricky topics by creating educational videos that use juxtaposition, and which are then shared and commented among peers.
KeywordsThreshold concepts Authoring tools Knowledge construction Video-based learning
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 317964 JUXTALEARN.
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