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Using a Traffic Light System to Provide Feedback to IS Masters Students

R Lederman, D Constantinidis, T Linden, L Corrin, J Pearce, W Smith, J Bailey

ICIS 2017: Transforming Society with Digital Innovation | AISel | Published : 2017

Abstract

This paper details a novel response to the problem of how to provide technology-enhanced feedback to students undertaking projects as part of a Masters in Information Systems. It contributes an approach to designing a promising new user-centered tool to motivate active learning. It reports on a case study where staff join a participatory design process to develop an LMS integrated tool. This tool incorporates a traffic-light style presentation which is proposed to motivate completion of milestones in project based assessment tasks. The unique tool provides an opportunity for feedback and to support students’ self regulation of their study behavior, especially those students who are not meeti..

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