Title: Learning analytics in academic writing instruction : opportunities provided by thesis writer (TW)
Authors : Rapp, Christian
Ott, Jakob
Published in : Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) : Series of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI)
Pages : 391
Pages to: 392
Conference details: DeLFI 2017 - Die 15. e-Learning Fachtagung Informatik, Chemnitz, 5.-8. September 2017
Editors of the parent work: Igel, Christoph
Ullrich, Carsten
Wessner, Martin
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Gesellschaft für Informatik
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Bonn
Issue Date: 6-Sep-2017
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : GI-Edition. Proceedings
Series volume: P-273
Type of review: Peer review (Abstract)
Language : English
Subjects : Instructional technology; Learning analytics; Academic writing instruction
Subject (DDC) : 808: Rhetoric and writing
Abstract: No thesis - no graduation. Academic writing poses manifold challenges to students, instructors and institutions. Consequently, the question arose to what extent academic writing instruction can be supported electronically. With Thesis Writer (TW), a domain-specific, technology-supported learning environment for scaffolding academic writing, combined with an online editor optimised for producing academic text was implemented. Recently, a tracking function was also implemented that allows for fine-grained studying of user interaction with the system, and therefore also their writing and learning processes. In the demonstration, the researchers will present the data types collected, the tracking technology, and the learning analytics opportunities that TW provides.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (ZID)
Publication type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 978-3-88579-667-1
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/9495
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