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A comparison of meditation and feedback in face to face and online using learner centred approaches

Rozz Albon
Curtin University of Technology
Vignette 1.
Face to face tutorial which implements a problem and solution: When does the tutor/lecturer provide feedback? What is the nature of the feedback? What feedback is provided by students/peers? What is the nature of mediation in face to face delivery? Can mediation influence the learning in relation to knowledge, content, skills, attitudes? What are the psychological effects of mediation on such concepts as self esteem?
Online tutorial: How can the above listed positive outcomes be replicated in an online tutorial environment? What is the nature of mediation in online delivery?

Vignette 2.
Assessment face to face. How is the assessment discussed, by whom, in what way? When can students receive clarification on any points raised from their attempts to complete it? What is the nature of mediation in assessment?
Assessment in online learning. How can these positive outcomes be replicated in this environment? What is the nature of mediation in online assessment?

Vignette 3.
Elements of learner-focussed approach. How is deep, autonomous and student directed learning promoted in face to face delivery?

Vignette 4.
Elements of learner-focussed approach. How is deep, autonomous and student directed learning promoted in online delivery?

Summary: Mediation in a learner-focussed environment: Does this differ in a face to face and online environment?

Author: Dr Rozz Albon, Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth WA 6845. r.albon@curtin.edu.au

Presentation format: Roundtable

Please cite as: Albon, R. (2002). A comparison of meditation and feedback in face to face and online using learner centred approaches. In Focusing on the Student. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Teaching Learning Forum, 5-6 February 2002. Perth: Edith Cowan University. http://lsn.curtin.edu.au/tlf/tlf2002/abstracts/albon-abs.html


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