Feedback Authoring for Exploratory Learning Objects: AuthELO

Sokratis Karkalas, Manolis Mavrikis


This paper presents a tool for the configuration of logging and authoring of automated feedback for exploratory learning objects (ELOs). This tool has been developed in the context of a larger project that is developing a platform for authoring interactive educational e-books. This platform comprises an extendable set of diverse widgets that can be used to generate instances of exploratory activities that can be employed in various learning scenarios. AuthELO was designed and developed to provide a simple, common and efficient authoring interface that can normalise the heterogeneity of these widgets and give the ability to non-experts to easily modify — if not program themselves — the feedback that is provided to students based on their interaction. We describe the architecture and design characteristics of AuthELO and present a small-scale evaluation of the prototype that shows promising results.


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Paper Citation

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Karkalas S. and Mavrikis M. (2016). Feedback Authoring for Exploratory Learning Objects: AuthELO . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-179-3, pages 144-153. DOI: 10.5220/0005810701440153

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author={Sokratis Karkalas and Manolis Mavrikis},
title={Feedback Authoring for Exploratory Learning Objects: AuthELO},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Feedback Authoring for Exploratory Learning Objects: AuthELO
SN - 978-989-758-179-3
AU - Karkalas S.
AU - Mavrikis M.
PY - 2016
SP - 144
EP - 153
DO - 10.5220/0005810701440153