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dc.contributor.authorPadgett, C
dc.contributor.authorMoffitt, RL
dc.contributor.authorGrieve, R
dc.date.accessioned2021-01-17T23:17:07Z
dc.date.available2021-01-17T23:17:07Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.issn1096-7516
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.iheduc.2020.100789
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/401183
dc.description.abstractProviding online written feedback for assignments permits the inclusion of digital cues (e.g., emoticons, profile pictures, and informal tone of language) which may improve student perceptions of both feedback and instructor. Using a between groups experimental design, we conducted a series of 2 (Emoticons present/absent) x 2 (Profile pictures present/absent) x 2 (Language formal/informal) ANCOVAs to explore the effect of each cue on student perceptions of feedback and of the instructor (N = 188 university undergraduates). Including emoticons enhanced student perceptions of social presence within the feedback, as well as student ratings of instructor proficiency, accessibility, and personal characteristics. Language formality had no main effect, but interacted with emoticons, such that instructors were perceived to be most proficient when emoticons were embedded within formal language feedback. Our findings suggest that including emoticons in written feedback may improve student perceptions of instructors and feedback, without impacting on the integrity of feedback.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom100789
dc.relation.ispartofjournalInternet and Higher Education
dc.relation.ispartofvolume49
dc.subject.fieldofresearchSpecialist Studies in Education
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1303
dc.titleMore than words: Using digital cues to enhance student perceptions of online assignment feedback
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationPadgett, C; Moffitt, RL; Grieve, R, More than words: Using digital cues to enhance student perceptions of online assignment feedback, Internet and Higher Education, 2021, 49, pp. 100789
dc.date.updated2021-01-17T23:16:29Z
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gro.griffith.authorMoffitt, Robyn L.


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