Share Paper: Increasing Learning Efficiency and Quality of Students´ Homework by Attendance Monitoring and Polls at Interactive Learning Videos

  1. Josef Wachtler, Educational Technology - Graz University of Technology, Austria
  2. Marco Scherz, Working Group Sustainable Construction, Institute of Technology and Testing of Construction Material, Austria
  3. Martin Ebner, Educational Technology - Graz University of Technology, Austria
Thursday, June 28 11:15-11:45 AM Vondelpark

Abstract: Due to the fact that students are confronted with a growing amount of texts, colours, figures and shapes and due to their ability to process only a limited number of such information simultaneously, it seems to be obvious that efforts should be made to increase the students’ attention-levels. This is important because research results have indicated that selective attention is considered as the most valuable resource in the process of human learning. The application of interaction and communication to the process of learning is a useful strategy to direct the students’ attention. It seems to be obvious that this is ...