Formative Self-assessment to Support Self-driven Mathematics Education at University Level

  • Giovannina AlbanoEmail author
  • Leke Pepkolaj
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8699)


In this paper we discuss how to exploit the use of the module Quiz, available in any e-learning platform, to improve mathematics competencies of engineering students. The use of quizzes aims to improve the learning process during its progress. Our use of self-assessment has combined with traditional lectures, as benefit, since it allows self-driven recovery learning paths. Much attention has been paid to construct effective close-ended questions apt to actually evaluate competencies and not only contents. Quizzes are also used as an effective tool to improve learning and overcome incorrect beliefs.


Mathematics Quiz Learning paths 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIEM – Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Ingegneria Elettrica e Matematica ApplicataUniversity of SalernoFiscianoItaly
  2. 2.CRMPA - Centro di Ricerca in Matematica Pura e ApplicataFiscianoItaly

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