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Friday, February 10, 2017

Better Living Through Interactive Online Mathematics Questionnaires | MoodleNews (press release)

Check out this article by Cristian T. Duque, Economist from Colombia. Innovation & Learning Project Management Consultant. Interactive Storyteller.

Photo: MoodleNews
A review of Barcelonian Universitat Oberta de Catalunya’s improvements on online math teaching is featured in Moodlerooms’ E-Learn Magazine. The institution seeks to put a dent in the timeless issue of high dropouts in math classes, which is often only kept at a minimum because of low enrollment rates. However, digging deeper, other issues are at play with regards to dropouts. These include the amount of unresolved questions at the time of the final exam and students’ handwriting, according to the article.

La Universitat has tackled these issues by implementing WIRIS, a matrices, functions and graphics plugin for Moodle and Moodlerooms. It’s been set up to enable increasing complexity in problems for students, which Teresa Sancho Vinuesa, a teacher, credits in the increased retention rate...

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Source: MoodleNews (press release) (blog) 

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