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The DIAGNOSER project: Combining assessment and learning

Anne Thissen-Roe, Earl Hunt, Jim Minstrell
2004 Behavoir research methods, instruments & computers  
It delivers continuous formative assessment and feedback to high school physics students and their teachers about the correct and incorrect concepts and ideas the students may hold regarding physical situations  ...  DIAGNOSER question sets are delivered using a combination of HTML, Java, and JavaScript, using primarily text, simple widgets, and low-bandwidth images.  ...  This type of assessment has the advantage of being immediate, in depth, and curriculum relevant. It measures what the teacher wants the students to learn, when the teacher wants to know about it.  ... 
doi:10.3758/bf03195568 pmid:15354688 fatcat:wmllhrpttvai5ewruva2xqo26m

Combining Crowdsourcing and Deep Learning to Assess Public Opinion on CRISPR-Cas9 [article]

Martin Muller, Manuel Schneider, Marcel Salathe, Effy Vayena
2019 bioRxiv   pre-print
Such data can now be mined and analyzed quickly because of recent developments in machine learning and natural language processing.  ...  Here, we used BERT, an attention-based transformer model, in combination with statistical methods to analyse the entirety of all tweets ever published on CRISPR since the publication of the first gene  ...  We believe however that by employing extended preprocessing, filtering, and state of the art machine learning, we can capture certain trends on a larger scale.  ... 
doi:10.1101/802454 fatcat:3ps24k45u5c47pckorhckrgh5u

Policies and practices related to student assessment and learning outcomes—combining different purposes and ideals

Guri Skedsmo, Stephan Gerhard Huber
2017 Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability  
learning by engaging students in assessment processes.  ...  The fourth article by Chen, Lui, Andrade, Valle and Mir address the use of formative assessment to support students' learning and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre and visual arts).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11092-017-9268-y fatcat:uwjfwlzrwvfr5mphbxrzxh52em

Assessing Policy, Loss and Planning Combinations in Reinforcement Learning using a New Modular Architecture [article]

Tiago Gaspar Oliveira, Arlindo L. Oliveira
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We illustrate the use of this architecture by combining several of these building blocks to implement and test agents that are optimized to three different test environments: Cartpole, Minigrid, and Tictactoe  ...  Experiments performed with this architecture have shown that the best combination of planning algorithm, policy, and loss function is heavily problem dependent.  ...  and finding more suitable algorithm combinations.  ... 
arXiv:2201.02874v1 fatcat:hgzge3qjmrabpjc6r7ts3mlsly

NIDA-CLIFGAN: Natural Infrastructure Damage Assessment through Efficient Classification Combining Contrastive Learning, Information Fusion and Generative Adversarial Networks [article]

Jie Wei
2021 arXiv   pre-print
It is thus of crucial interest to take advantage of the cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques to speed up the natural infrastructure damage assessment process to achieve  ...  Based on the available overhead imagery dataset, results demonstrate data and computational efficiency with 10% of the collected data combined with a GAN reducing the time of computation from roughly half  ...  Besides contrastive learning, it is thus another method to achieve data and computation efficient classification. Figure 3 shows example outputs of assessment.  ... 
arXiv:2110.14518v1 fatcat:vwlec27rmradll2vp3rt3h5w3y

Using a Quasi-Experimental Design in Combination with Multivariate Analysis to Assess Student Learning

Michael Delucchi
2018 The Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  
Assessment of pedagogy is frequently subjective and based on comments from students or faculty.  ...  The results suggest faculty assess students' prior knowledge at the beginning of the semester and use such data to inform both the content and delivery of statistical analysis.  ...  This study has implications for higher education in the areas of pedagogy, student learning, and assessment.  ... 
doi:10.14434/josotl.v19i1.24474 fatcat:jc5s23ityzhaxhswlhvzxio7zm

Combining Evolutionary Algorithms and Machine Learning Models in Landslide Susceptibility Assessments

Wei Chen, Yunzhi Chen, Paraskevas Tsangaratos, Ioanna Ilia, Xiaojing Wang
2020 Remote Sensing  
The main objective of the present study is to introduce a novel predictive model that combines evolutionary algorithms and machine learning (ML) models, so as to construct a landslide susceptibility map  ...  The outcome of the study illustrates that both ML models have an excellent performance, with the SVM model achieving the highest learning accuracy (0.977 area under the receiver operating characteristic  ...  assessments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12233854 fatcat:lievpi5hivd4jjf7bl6o7dukbq

Image Quality Assessment without Reference by Combining Deep Learning-Based Features and Viewing Distance

Aladine Chetouani, Marius Pedersen
2021 Applied Sciences  
correlation of 0.93 and 0.94 at viewing distance of four and six times the image height.  ...  The results show the efficiency of our method and its generalization ability.  ...  In future work, the combination of several deep learning-based features should be studied.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11104661 fatcat:rtkvff5e7ngxllvr4knr7ypim4

Using video games to combine learning and assessment in mathematics education

Kristian Juha Mikael Kiili, Keith Devlin, Arttu Perttula, Pauliina Tuomi, Antero Lindstedt
2015 International Journal of Serious Games  
The aim of stealth assessment is to blur the distinction between assessment and learning.  ...  We argue that video games can provide an opportunity to combine these processes in an engaging and effective way.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded in part by Academy of Finland (The Future of Learning, Knowledge and Skills programme).  ... 
doi:10.17083/ijsg.v2i4.98 fatcat:55mp6uvqnrcbhaemvp34crtpfy

A Combinational Digital Logic Design Tool for Practice and Assessment in Engineering Education

Rasha Morsi
2016 Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn)  
assessment in Electrical and Computer Engineering education.  ...  This paper presents a detailed description of the Combinational Logic Design Tool (CLDT) (Morsi and Russell (2007).  ...  Gwen Lee Thomas, CEO of Quality Measures LLC who was the external evaluator for the project and conducted all the assessments.  ... 
doi:10.11591/edulearn.v10i3.4065 fatcat:wh2724prxranpkwskkezau2zcu

Learning to Play With Blocks : Assessment, Teaching Content and the Future

Marcel Van Amelsvoort
2003 Bulletin of College or Foreign Studies, Yokohama: A Combined  
Recent advances in computer technology aTe providing increasing opportunities to combine fbrmative assessment and summative assessment more easily and more effectively, a trend that is not only likely  ...  it is sufficient or not, and forrnative assessment, where we provide support and guidance to improve ongoing learning (Rowntree, 1990) .  ... 
doi:10.20686/tgkt.26.0_61 fatcat:ntxyettoxbc6rckvkvbqgoekmm

Impact of Combined modular assessment on deep learning and personal development of medical students

Humaira Fayyaz Khan
1969 Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences  
Objective: To determine the effect of transition of summative assessment from frequent modular to combined block assessment and its role on learning of medical students.  ...  The questions were grouped in three categories which included learning acquired, personal development and efficacy of assessment tools used in combined block assessment and frequent modular exam separately  ...  tools used in combined block assessment and modular assessment.  ... 
doi:10.12669/pjms.321.9007 pmid:27022373 pmcid:PMC4795866 fatcat:dnvz6i2nknezlit5joy7pr5cuu

Innovative Assessment That Combines Collaborative and Self-Directed Learning With Integration and Application of Knowledge: Teamwork Group Projects

Chinthaka Balasooriya, Asela Olupeliyawa, Maha Iqbal
2016 MedEdPORTAL  
The purpose of this innovative assessment is to develop and assess students' skills in self-directed and collaborative learning while they concurrently engage with stage-appropriate content knowledge.  ...  Students begin to see the relevance and benefits of learning together and appreciate the impact this has on the quality of their learning.  ...  The need to develop skills in self-directed learning, critical evaluation, and teamwork is recognized by a range of medical education regulatory bodies.  ... 
doi:10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10452 pmid:31008230 pmcid:PMC6464407 fatcat:xily36isdjep3gof7lpretutzq

A novel approach to evidence combination in battlefield situation assessment using Dezert-Smarandache theory

Huimin Chai
2013 2013 International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics  
In order to combine the fuzzy evidence in situation assessment, a novel approach based on Dezert-Smarandache theory(DSmT) is described in this paper.  ...  Then the results of estimation between two consecutive time moments are combined based on DSmT.  ...  Acknowledgements The research is supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities(No.KS0510030005) and the National Natural Science funds(No.61070143).  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmlc.2013.6890382 dblp:conf/icmlc/Chai13 fatcat:f4tz7zcoprfhhannooebbvf6ze

A Combination of Teacher-Led Assessment and Self-Assessment Drives the Learning Process in Online Master Degree in Transplantation

Ahmed Halawa, Ajay Sharma, Julie Bridson, Sarah Lyon, Denise Prescott, Arpan Guha, David Taylor
2017 World Journal of Education  
drivein the learning process in this on-line course, whilst peer-assessment is challenging and associated with many flawsgiving the diversity of our students.  ...  Peer-assessment may be unreliable and not valid due to the difference in theinstitutional background and variation in experience between the students.  ...  In other words, an assessment process promotes deep learning and, thereby, helps retention of facts and understanding of concepts.  ... 
doi:10.5430/wje.v7n4p85 fatcat:t5twdy5wv5d7dhbqdz4vyqnrhe
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