Learning Success and Skills Orientation

Interpretation of learning outcomes in a web-based pre-course in mathematics: relating learner data, gain score, and subsequent academic success

Presentation held by  Katja Derr, optes Projekt, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Mannheim

 

First year students are an increasingly heterogeneous group, calling for flexible and open learning environments. ‘optes’ is a joint research project  set out to address this group by developing, testing and evaluating didactical and technical concepts (funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF’s Quality pact for teaching). In this report we summarize the evaluation of four cohorts of engineering students who participated in a pre-course in mathematics at one partner university, DHBW Mannheim.  Students’ prior knowledge in mathematics and their learning gains in the pre-course, measured via pre- and posttest comparison, were added to a regression model predicting academic achievement. In addition, LMS logfiles were analyzed and two questionnaires addressing students’ attitudes and their use of learning strategies were administered. In this talk we discuss interactions between all collected variables and how they contributed to explaining study success in engineering.

Learning recommendations for objective driven courses automated and individualized - how can this be accomplished?

Presentation held by Ingo Jackisch, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

 

The Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) uses the objective-driven courses and diagnostics from the optes- project to prepare mentees for their studies. For us it is very important to send a learning recommendation derived from the diagnostics and adapted to the desired field of study shortly after finishing the introductory tests. To achieve this we use a plugin specially designed for this scenario in combination with extended user defined fields. This highly automates the process and thus scales easily with huge numbers of participants. The presentation addresses the didactical considerations and the technical implementation used for DHBW.

Ingo Jackisch leads the project "Anwendungszentrum eLearning DHBW" (Competence Center for eLearning for the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University) since fall 2015. One of the main tasks is the implementation of a DHBW-wide program to prepare future students for the mathematical skills needed in their field of study. Before that he used ILIAS a couple of years as an IT-trainer and administrator in an institute for occupational rehabilitation.

Wissenschaftliche Kompetenzen zu Beginn des Medizinstudiums entwickeln: Konzeption, Hindernisse und Erfolge

Vortrag von Ariane ZeunerMedizinische Fakultät der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

 

Auf Grund der großen Wissensdynamik wird es in Zukunft für Ärztinnen und Ärzte immer wichtiger, aktuelle klinische Studienergebnisse aus der Fülle von Literatur zu finden, kritisch zu bewerten, in ihrer Anwendbarkeit zu hinterfragen und die Ergebnisse zu kommunizieren, um auf spezifische Problemstellungen ihrer Patienten eingehen zu können. Ziel des im Blended Learning-Kontext entwickelten Seminars "Wissenschaftliches Denken und Handeln" im zweiten Semester Humanmedizin ist, dazu erste Grundlagen im Bereich wissenschaftlicher Methodik zu erarbeiten. Durch ein tutoriell-gestütztes Blended-Learning-Konzept soll die Entwicklung dieser Kompetenzen gefördert werden. Nach einer Einführung zu Struktur und Konzept des Seminars werden im Vortrag Beispiele und Herausforderungen des Kursdesigns auf ILIAS gezeigt, Spannungsfelder, Erfahrungen Ausblick und Ideen diskutiert.

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