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How to Check for Assessment Reliability

For any educator that has been through an accreditation process, we are regularly asked: “How do your internal assessments correlated with you external assessments?  In easier terms:  208 more words


How Can Data Check Our Grading Consistency?

One question we’ve been wrestling with, every since we moved to Standards Based Grading is:

“How do we ensure consistency in our grading?”

A possible and quick way to measure this is looking at the average grades of classes.   350 more words


What is EDM and LAK?

Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics are two beautiful fields with many many innovations that will change the way we look at education.  It was first explained to me in the infographic below, so I thought it best to share:


Codewebs: scalable homework search for massive open online programming courses

A Nguyen, C Piech, J Huang, L Guibas

WWW 2014   link


How to effectively provide quality feedback to students on a massive scale?

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Autonomously Generating Hints by Inferring Problem Solving Policies


Piech et al.,   L@S 2015

The goal of this paper is to provide family of algorithms for autonomously generating hints for Code.org ‘Hour of Code’ using historical student data. 39 more words

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The Problem Solving Genome: Analyzing Sequential Patterns of Student Work with Parameterized Exercises


EDM 2014

This paper explores the problem solving patterns (genes) on parameterized exercises in QuizJET. To create the genes, sequence of students attempts on an exercise is labeled with respect to… 689 more words

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What is Educational Data Mining?

Every action we make is recorded – Witten and Frank (2011) state:

“We are overwhelmed with data. The amount of data in the world and in our lives seems ever-increasing—and there’s no end in sight.

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