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A SIMPLE ADMINISTRATION AND ASSESSEMENT
SYSTEM FOR OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING

Grethe Sandstrak

Lecturer

grethe.sandstrak@idb.hist.no

http://www.idb.hist.no/~grethe
/


Jan H. Nilsen

Associate Professor

jan.h.nilsen@idb.hist.no

http://www.idb.hist.no/~janhn/


Sør
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Trøndelag University College

N
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7005, Trondheim, Norway

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CO
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OPERATIONAL INSTITUTIONS


Sør
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Trøndelag University
College


TISIP, Research Foundation
AITeL


Norwegian University of
Science and Technology
(NTNU)


EuroCompetence (EC

SOCRATES programme)


VOX Norway

(national institute
for adult education)


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Main objectives

1.
Pedagogical study


Action Learning (AL) in ICT based ODL courses

2.
Case study


An ODL
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course has been run using AL

3.
Results from case study



To be cost effective, a

system which can handle a larger
number of students/ courses, and still achieve individual
tutoring according to AL, is highly recommended

4.
Implemented system:


Main input: assessment questionnaires


Main output: analyses of the questionnaires

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PEDAGO
G
I
C
AL MODEL


ICT based ODL for adult learners


learning in a flexible way


distance learning



Action Learning



A continuous process of learning and reflection
that happens with the support of a group or ‘set’
of colleagues, working with real problems
” (
Liz
Beaty

)


Triangulation enables

objective


assessments of
knowledge and skills acquired

Having an
Experience

Planning

future
action


Learning from
the Experience

Reflecting

on the
Experience

AL

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CASE STUDY:

BASIC

PROGRAMMING IN C++


6 ECTS, University College level


12 lessons


Textbook


Material published on web


Weekly exercises (7 mandatory)


Students from different countries


One group in Norway, Siemens Metering AS


One group in Sweden, Ericsson AB


Reveal the students’ competence gap/ prequalifications


Assessment performed after each fourth lesson.


The students self assessment


Course leader/tutor assessment

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SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY

Tutor Section


Student Administration


Course Administration


Fill in assessments


Generate Reports


Student Section


Fill in assessment
questionnaires


Generate Reports



Requirements:



Web based



Dynamic pages



Usability



Two main sections



Tutor



Student

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SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE




internet

Web browser

Java Servlets

Web Server


Oracle 7.3


Client

Server

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SYSTEM HOME WEB
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PAGE

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TUTOR SECTION: Assessment 1

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TUTOR SECTION: Assessment 2

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GENERATE REPORTS 1

Step one

Step two

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GENERATE REPORTS 2

Step three

Step four

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SUMMING UP

Thank you for your attention



Action Learning in ICT
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based ODL courses



Case study: C++



Student Administration and Assessment System