Reducing Stress Through Formative Assessments: A Case of the Digital Platform

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Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)


Educators worldwide are interested in understanding factors that contribute in a successful learning experience for undergraduate students in the online platform. To explain such interest scholars have focused their attention on exploring ways of supporting students learning process utilizing the digital technology. In our study we aimed to explore the perceptions of multicultural undergraduate students on ways that they prefer to be assessed in the digital learning platform. The sample size was 90 undergraduate students enrolled in a variety of universities in the UAE. For this study, the researchers used a mixed method approach using a structure questionnaire to collect the data. The 15 items of the questionnaire were formulated to gauge undergraduates perceived levels of stress, knowledge and willingness to use online sources for conducting research. Participants were selected through purposeful random sampling. The selection of participants was based on the inclusion criteria that helped in understanding the problem. Finally, the findings were described and recommendations for future research were presented.

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14026 LNCS

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