Overview of the OASIS system


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An overview of the OASIS system including an example of what staff and students see when they use OASIS.

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Overview of the OASIS system

  1. 1. OASIS - An Overview <ul><li>Understanding the model </li></ul><ul><li>What do students see? </li></ul><ul><li>What do staff see? </li></ul>
  2. 2. http://youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek Understanding the model
  3. 3. <ul><li>Helpdesk video </li></ul>http://youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek understand and work within the model = easy
  4. 4. <ul><li>Helpdesk video </li></ul>http://youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek <ul><li>OASIS' model </li></ul><ul><li>reduce meaningless freedom </li></ul><ul><li>be flexible </li></ul><ul><li>don't specify how to mark/moderate </li></ul><ul><li>Original design for large AIC courses </li></ul><ul><li>hundreds of students </li></ul><ul><li>multiple markers </li></ul>
  5. 5. OASIS OASIS is a Web application that runs on CQU computers CQU Server
  6. 6. OASIS Staff configure what can be submitted CQU Server Staff Course profile system
  7. 7. OASIS Students submit files CQU Server Staff Students
  8. 8. OASIS Submissions are checked CQU Server Staff Students
  9. 9. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Students can submit many times Only last submission &quot;counts&quot;
  10. 10. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Submissions go through copy detection
  11. 11. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Staff download assignments to mark
  12. 12. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Staff mark assignments on their computer
  13. 13. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Staff upload marked assignments
  14. 14. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Assignments are moderated
  15. 15. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Assignments are returned to students
  16. 16. OASIS CQU Server Staff Students Results upload file is generated
  17. 17. Why <ul><li>Track process of submission and marking </li></ul><ul><li>Able to run assignments through copy detection </li></ul><ul><li>Analyse results to track progress </li></ul><ul><li>Can mark more quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage uniformity of marking </li></ul><ul><li>Can retrieve, view and manipulate assignments from any location </li></ul><ul><li>Timely turnaround for students </li></ul><ul><li>Progress of submission always visible to students </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment submission is easier </li></ul><ul><li>Student equality regardless of geography </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to compare student performance </li></ul>
  18. 18. Why not <ul><li>Some assignments not suitable for online submission </li></ul><ul><li>Can take longer to mark online assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Duplication of results storage in students feedback file and central results file </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty of interface </li></ul><ul><li>File structure/zip files for uploading </li></ul><ul><li>Complaints from others </li></ul>(Jones, Cranston, Behrens & Jamieson, 2005) http://cq-pan.cqu.edu.au/david-jones/Publications/Papers_and_Books/OASIS_Submit_v3.pdf
  19. 19. Origins and operation <ul><li>Traces back to 1996 systems @ CQU </li></ul><ul><li>Current operation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ITD - technical development and support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DTLS - staff and student support </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Students - what do they see?
  21. 21. Submitting assignments
  22. 22. Login again
  23. 23. OASIS portal
  24. 24. View course assessment
  25. 25. View course assessment Could link here from course site
  26. 26. Start Submit
  27. 27. Start Submit
  28. 29. Submission Failed
  29. 30. Submission Ok
  30. 31. View course assessment
  31. 32. Check assignment
  32. 33. Submission - what students can do <ul><li>Submit multiple times - until collected </li></ul><ul><li>Only submit the specified file types </li></ul><ul><li>No need to submit all files </li></ul><ul><li>Can download submitted files to check </li></ul><ul><li>Only the last submission &quot;counts&quot; </li></ul>
  33. 34. Students - what do they see? Receive and check marked assignments
  34. 35. View course assessment
  35. 36. View marked assignment
  36. 37. What staff see http://flickr.com/photos/vickiwolkinsphotography/221418406/ <ul><li>All staff see essentialy the same thing </li></ul><ul><li>Staff MyCQU </li></ul><ul><li>OASIS </li></ul>Coordinators can see and do more
  37. 38. Staff MyCQU http://webfuse.cqu.edu.au/wf/object/StaffMyCQU/
  38. 39. OASIS Home
  39. 40. View MEL students - not submitted
  40. 41. Staff can see what the student's see
  41. 42. http://flickr.com/photos/fliegender/307437966/ After the overview - configuration