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Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire

International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education

Étudier la compréhension des tâches d'apprentissage dans les répertoires en ligne: implications pour les processus d'autorégulation des étudiants universitaires

Vivek Venkatesh - Concordia University, CANADA
Kamran Shaikh - Concordia University, CANADA
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Abstract

Theories of cognitive information retrieval can work in concert with those of educational psychology to better formalize self-regulatory processes, such as task understanding, in online learning. Results from a prior statistical exploration of 38 graduate learners using a topic map (ISO 13250) index to browse an online repository of instructorannotated essays in order to complete an ill-structured essay task indicate improved performance and task understanding. This follow-up study analyzes the inductive content of interviews and computer-based user traces for a theoretical sample of 12 of these 38 learners, showing how the semantic nature of the topic map enabled them to pursue distinct paths to browse essays according to individual task understanding and information need.

Mis en ligne : 2009-11-04

DOI : https://doi.org/10.18162/ritpu.2008.153

Venkatesh, V. et Shaikh, K. (2008). . Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire, 5(3), 22-35. https://doi.org/10.18162/ritpu.2008.153