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Distributed Framework for Automating Opinion Discretization from Text Corpora on Facebook

Hiep Xuan Huynh, Vu Tuan Nguyen, Nghia Duong-Trung, Van-Huy Pham, Cang Thuong Phan
2019 IEEE Access  
The proposed framework consists of implementation concepts that are needed by a researcher to perform experiments on text discretization problems.  ...  There are unfortunately few studies that have applied the combination of convolutional neural networks (CNN) and Apache Spark to the task of automating opinion discretization.  ...  We aim our research at proposing analytics for opinion discretization on Facebook that has not been studied in the literature, especially Vietnamese text sources.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2922427 fatcat:vwqqknsocbc2bbdqdrns7ykopm

Dropping Out or Dropping In? A Connectivist Approach to Understanding Participants' Strategies in an e-Learning MOOC Pilot

Dan Yngve Jacobsen
2017 Technology, Knowledge and Learning  
on digital learning in the fall of 2014.  ...  Frame-factors, such as lack of financial compensation or a nonstop flow of competing tasks, however, led the informants to down-prioritize the formal demands in the MOOC pilot.  ...  School regulations ban the use of mobile phones other than when sanctioned by a teacher. According to Rita this is not a constraint.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10758-017-9298-z fatcat:whw7rfzojjboxfwl24womqvqyy

Summoning the spirits: Organizational texts and the (dis)ordering properties of communication

Consuelo Vásquez, Dennis Schoeneborn, Viviane Sergi
2015 Human Relations  
Drawing on empirical material from three qualitative case studies on project organizing, we show that attempts of ordering through language use and texts (i.e., by closing and fixing meaning) tend to induce  ...  as an illustration of the uncontrolled forces of nature that, once disrupted, can throw the world into fearsome chaos.  ...  Funding This work was supported by three individual scholarships, two from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and one from the Foundation of German Business (sdw).  ... 
doi:10.1177/0018726715589422 fatcat:gqv2kzv2ujacpfaajw4tvdjbey

Text As Data

Matthew Gentzkow, Bryan T. Kelly
2017 Social Science Research Network  
An ever increasing share of human interaction, communication, and culture is recorded as digital text. We provide an introduction to the use of text as an input to economic research.  ...  We discuss the features that make text different from other forms of data, offer a practical overview of relevant statistical methods, and survey a variety of applications.  ...  The field of computational linguistics has made tremendous progress in this kind of interpretation. Most of us have mobile phones that are capable of complex speech recognition.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2934001 fatcat:hou67c4utfghph7qfh4jxwd77m

Improving Motivation to Learn English in Japan with a Self-Study Shadowing Application

Jennifer Teeter
2017 Languages  
In order to overcome these difficulties, a team of teachers at a university in Japan introduced a mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) shadowing application where students can train their ears while  ...  without consistent practice and a motivation to study.  ...  Examining how learners' interaction with mobile technology transcends the constraints of time and space to transform the learning process is key.  ... 
doi:10.3390/languages2040019 fatcat:zvicrl6ggfaijhwoynezptap7a

Chapter 1. A Personal History of WAC and IWAC Conferences, 1993�2020 [chapter]

Martha A. Townsend
2020 Diverse Approaches to Teaching, Learning, and Writing Across the Curriculum: IWAC at 25  
And we see that to share the power of writing is to share the means for all to articulate their needs, interest, and learning into the great experiment of literacy. the authors of individual chapters.  ...  The Perspectives on Writing series addresses writing studies in a broad sense.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We are grateful to Roger and Joyce Howe, who provided the resources to make the work of the Howe Center possible.  ... 
doi:10.37514/per-b.2020.0360.2.01 fatcat:a3cwfsimkve4tineo3izkrsd7e

Engagement: A Path to Better EFL Learning

Ahmed Seifeddin
2015 Journal of Research in Curriculum Instruction and Educational Technology  
Acknowledgements (if any) The author(s) should first acknowledge the source of funding followed by acknowledgement of any support or help.  ...  By such an emphasis on writing process, students learn how to develop their writing, the technique to solve problems and how to think critically.  ...  they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly" (p. 1).  ... 
doi:10.21608/jrciet.2015.24558 fatcat:nyaur3p5efbixk2lhjryjuf6si

Effects of Mobile Augmented Reality Learning Compared to Textbook Learning on Medical Students: Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Urs-Vito Albrecht, Kristian Folta-Schoofs, Marianne Behrends, Ute von Jan
2013 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Interactive science centres have become important players in science education worldwide. The hands-on solutions of these science centres have been also an inspiration of this project.  ...  The focus of this paper is on teacher acceptance, support for inquirybased approaches and how students might learn with AR-supported resources. The project has been at the development stage.  ...  The latter study has been performed to senior high-school students in Greece.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.2497 pmid:23963306 pmcid:PMC3758026 fatcat:trqffqzzmjczhny6qhhcwshkze

Chapter 16. Intellectual, Argumentative, and Informational Affordances of Public Forums: Potential Contributions to Academic Learning [chapter]

Chris M. Anson
2017 Social Writing/Social Media: Publics, Presentations, and Pedagogies  
And we see that to share the power of writing is to share the means for all to articulate their needs, interest, and learning into the great experiment of literacy.  ...  The Perspectives on Writing series addresses writing studies in a broad sense.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are extremely grateful to Christy McDonald for her openness with us and her permission to use her words and images. We also thank Douglas M.  ... 
doi:10.37514/per-b.2017.0063.2.16 fatcat:2shjxaektbcxdnwjznivwxb4wq

A systematic literature review to probe design guidelines for a self-directed blended learning environment [chapter]

Dorothy Laubscher, North-West University, Chantelle Bosch, North-West University
2021 NWU Self-Directed Learning Series  
Furthermore, this chapter is part of an ongoing research by the UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and Open Educational Resources.  ...  The authors would also like to acknowledge and thank the Research Unit Self-Directed Learning and specifically its director, Prof.  ...  It was also explained how this study drew on multimodal learning and the broader concept of multimodality.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2020.bk210.04 fatcat:42dfrwnss5eydckzpmvjzbnojy

Covid-19 - A Two-Week Transition from Campus to Online at the Acsenda School of Management, Canada

John Daniel
2020 Journal of Learning for Development  
It concludes with reflections on the longer-term impact of COVID-19 and how to integrate online and distance learning more effectively in HEIs around the world.  ...  We narrate the experience of the Acsenda School of Management (ASM) in making this sudden transition.  ...  They allow HEIs to offer an appropriate blend of independent and interactive study (Daniel & Marquis, 1979) .  ... 
doi:10.56059/jl4d.v7i3.459 fatcat:yns3dx77dbbv5pla6l4x3rfv6y

A reflective e-learning journey from the dawn of CALL to web 2.0 intercultural communicative competence (ICC) [chapter]

Marina Orsini-Jones
2015 10 years of the LLAS elearning symposium: case studies in good practice  
research collaboration between the FLAX project at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, the Department of Education at Concordia University in Canada, and the Departamento de Filologia Inglesa, Universidad  ...  We would like to thank the OER Research Hub, the Global OER Graduate Network, and The International Research Foundation (TIRF) for English Language Education Doctoral Dissertation Grant, for funding this  ...  Thanks to these new functions, smart phones have become powerful mobile learning devices, sharing many educational applications with computers.  ... 
doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000266 fatcat:wlfv6t6ft5ampeeif4bea63tdm

Winning to Learn, Learning to Win: Evaluative Frames and Practices in Urban Debate

Asad L. Asad, Monica C. Bell
2014 Qualitative Sociology  
to the study of urban inequality.  ...  As a social phenomenon, many accept how central processes of evaluation are to everyday life. Accordingly, scholars have attempted to link research on evaluation to processes of inequality.  ...  previous versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11133-013-9269-1 fatcat:veaif5dcvjh7rovk3zfqsbrd6q

Shadow Spaces for Social Learning: A Relational Understanding of Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change within Organisations

Mark Pelling, Chris High, John Dearing, Denis Smith
2008 Environment and planning A  
This paper synthesises theory from social learning and institutional aspects of multi-level environmental governance to help unpack the patterns of individual and collective action within organisations  ...  Recent UK government policy on climate change, and wider policy movement within the UNFCCC, emphasise the building of adaptive capacity.  ...  The authors acknowledge the kind co-operation of respondents from the Environment Agency, Grasshoppers and the Welsh Assembly. Research was funded by the UK ESRC (RES-221-25-0044).  ... 
doi:10.1068/a39148 fatcat:f55xqsd53rhr3bkfdha2egqgye

Math Trainer as a Chatbot Via System (Push) Messages for Android

Mirza Kabiljagić, Josef Wachtler, Markus Ebner, Martin Ebner
2022 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
The chatbot uses mathematical exercises from the "Schulapps" of the LearningLab of Graz, University of Technology and combines them with textual questions to provide a useful utility for practicing.  ...  This paper shows how a chatbot for mathematical tasks, named mathbot, was developed.  ...  He holds an Assoc. Prof. on media informatics and works at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science as senior researcher.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v16i17.33351 fatcat:ygncs6njfrhy3kubydsftuyqgy
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