Do students SQLify?: improving learning outcomes with peer review and enhanced computer assisted assessment of querying skills

de Raadt, Michael and Dekeyser, Stijn and Lee, Tien Yu (2006) Do students SQLify?: improving learning outcomes with peer review and enhanced computer assisted assessment of querying skills. In: 6th Baltic Sea Conference on Computing Education Research - Koli Calling 2006, 9-12 Nov 2006, Koli, Finland.

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Abstract

In recent years a small number of web-based tools have been proposed to help students learn to write SQL query statements and also to assess students' SQL writing skills. SQLify is a new SQL teaching and assessment tool that extends the current state-of-the-art by incorporating peer review and enhanced automatic assessment based on database theory to produce more comprehensive feedback to students. SQLify is intended to yield a richer learning experience for students and reduce marking load for instructors. In this paper SQLify is compared with existing tools and important new features are demonstrated.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions on web site. Paper will subsequently appear in ACM Digital Library www.acm.org/dl/. This is the final, camera-ready version.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:36
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: SQL; query statements; SQL writing; student peer review; peer review; computer assisted assessment; web-based learning; databases; SQL
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080505 Web Technologies (excl. Web Search)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930101 Learner and Learning Achievement
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1174

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