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Increasing Students’ Awareness of Their Behavior in Online Learning Environments with Visualizations and Achievement BadgesAuvinen, T., Hakulinen, L., & Malmi, L. - 2015 - IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 8(3), 261–273
In online learning environments where automatic assessment is used, students often resort to harmful study practices such as procrastination and trial-and-error. In this paper, we study two teaching interventions that were designed to address these issues in a university-level computer science course. In the first intervention, we used achievement badges, a form of gamification, to reward students for submitting early, solving exercises with few iterations, and completing the exercises with...