Authoring Tools Supporting Novice Teachers Identifying Student Problems

  • Pablo Llinás
  • Estefanía Martín
  • Isidoro Hernán-Losada
  • Miguel A. Gutiérrez
  • Gill Clough
  • Anne Adams
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9307)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Threshold concepts Authoring tools Knowledge construction Video-based learning 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Llinás
    • 1
  • Estefanía Martín
    • 1
  • Isidoro Hernán-Losada
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Gutiérrez
    • 1
  • Gill Clough
    • 2
  • Anne Adams
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain
  2. 2.Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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