Interactive technology in teaching judgemental forecasting

Nooriafshar, Mehryar (2005) Interactive technology in teaching judgemental forecasting. In: Australasian Business and Behavioural Sciences Association Conference 2005 (ABBSA 2005), 05-07 Aug 2005, Cairns, Australia.

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Abstract

[Abstract]: This paper is based on an experiment which utilized the Classroom Performance (CPS) for teaching judgmental forecasting to undergraduate students. The system was adopted and utilized in a constructivist manner to simulate a Delphi exercise for long term prediction of water consumption. The main purpose was to teach judgmental forecasting in an interactive manner. A group of 20 students undertaking the undergraduate course of Business Forecasting at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia took part in this exercise. Although the students were in the same physical location, the technology enabled them to express their opinions without revealing any identity. The positive outcome a specially designed test has confirmed the effectiveness of this technology-based method of classroom teaching.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Economics and Resource Management
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:17
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: judgmental, forecasting, anonymous, technology, classroom performance system
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/215

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