Finding the discipline: Assessing student activity in Second Life

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Abstract

This case study is based on a two-part assignment in a first-year Chinese unit at an Australian university, exploring the virtual world assessment practices of one lecturer. The findings, while suggesting the strengths of the assessment regime with respect to many of the affordances and to alignment with policy, highlight deficient aspects of the design and implementation processes which can relatively easily be addressed. The case study reveals the critical importance of sufficient scaffolding and support, feedback and appropriate communication of studentsa?? achievement to them in order to promote further reflection
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)813 - 828
Number of pages16
JournalAustralasian Journal of Educational Technology
Volume27
Issue number5 (Special Issue)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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