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Peer assessment based on ratings in a social media course

Andrii Vozniuk, Adrian Holzer, Denis Gillet
2014 Proceedins of the Fourth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge - LAK '14  
We then report a case study of peer assessment using GRAASP in a Social Media course with 60 master's level university students and analyze the level of agreement between students and instructors in the  ...  In this paper, in order to tackle some of these issues, we present as a proof-of-concept of a novel extension of GRAASP, a social media platform, to setup a peer assessment activity.  ...  Hence, a common practice is to first define a consensus in each group of raters and in this way to reduce the problem of measuring inter-group agreement to the problem of measuring inter-rater agreement  ... 
doi:10.1145/2567574.2567608 dblp:conf/lak/VozniukHG14 fatcat:7j4i4mjchjehtorf2a4vdxwmha

An Examination of XMOOCs: An Embedded Single Case Study Based on Conole's 12 Dimensions

Serpil KOCDAR, M. Recep OKUR, Aras BOZKURT
2017 The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education  
Inter-rater reliability was 92 percent.  ...  This study intends to examine the xMOOCs offered by one of the mainstream MOOC platforms in Conole's 12 dimensions.  ...  The inter-rater reliability was calculated as 92% with the formulation suggested by Miles and Huberman (1994) .  ... 
doi:10.17718/tojde.340381 fatcat:nftathq5qfgs3lsiqnqkw6lepi

Sustainability Education in Massive Open Online Courses: A Content Analysis Approach

Zehui Zhan, Patrick Fong, Hu Mei, Xuhua Chang, Ting Liang, Zicheng Ma
2015 Sustainability  
Our findings suggest that the MOOC is an innovative method in sustainability education and research. A variety of information and strategies could be used when preparing sustainability-related MOOCs.  ...  as team-based learning were not used to a large extent; (4) Learner interaction flourished in MOOCs, and sub-forums regarding Lecture Reflection, Welcome and Introduction were posted with most threads  ...  We want to thank all the coders in this study for their contribution. Last but not least, we appreciate the valuable comments from the editor and reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su7032274 fatcat:sedmnexzmzemffwgw2xqkncoqy

Trends and Patterns in Massive Open Online Courses: Review and Content Analysis of Research on MOOCs (2008-2015)

Aras Bozkurt, Ela Akgün-Özbek, Olaf Zawacki-Richter
2017 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
This study does so by reviewing 362 empirical articles published in peer-reviewed journals from 2008 to 2015.  ...  The discourse in MOOC articles takes a mostly neutral standpoint, articles with a positive outlook outweigh those that are negative, and there is an increase in a more critical discourse.  ...  The extent of agreement between the two raters was calculated using the Kappa statistic proposed by Cohen (1960) , which yielded an inter-rater reliability of κ =0.913.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v18i5.3080 fatcat:vhlhdea2cnep5agezp7vpdgd6q


Chinmay E. Kulkarni, Michael S. Bernstein, Scott R. Klemmer
2015 Proceedings of the Second (2015) ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale - L@S '15  
This paper introduces PeerStudio, an assessment platform that leverages the large number of students' peers in online classes to enable rapid feedback on in-progress work.  ...  In MOOC deployments, the median student received feedback in just twenty minutes.  ...  who use PeerStudio in their classes; and the many students who taught and learned with their peers and shared their stories with us.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2724660.2724670 dblp:conf/lats/KulkarniBK15 fatcat:f5lx7wymhbavxkzrbs4sqovvmm

Evaluating the validity and applicability of automated essay scoring in two massive open online courses

Erin Dawna Reilly, Rose Eleanore Stafford, Kyle Marie Williams, Stephanie Brooks Corliss
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
In response to this need, MOOC platforms have begun utilizing automated essay scoring (AES) systems that allow students to engage in critical writing and free-response activities.  ...  However, there is a lack of research investigating the validity of such systems in MOOCs. This research examined the effectiveness of an AES tool to score writing assignments in two MOOCs.  ...  Specifically, inter-rater reliability analyses suggested that, on specific rubric criteria, the AES-Rubric total and Instructor scores were quite low.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.1857 fatcat:yxbnl6a5pjgildcdsk4fqcqnpm

Retention in MOOCS: some key factors

Andrés Chiappe, Blanca Diana Lorena Castillo
2020 Ensaio  
Considering its growth as an educational trend and the emerging research generated on this topic, a systematic review of literature on 131 studies was conducted about attrition in both cMooc and xMoocs  ...  The dropping out of students in the Massive Open Online Courses (Mooc) has been the subject of debate and concern on the part of educational researchers and practitioners during the last decade.  ...  inter-rater reliability.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0104-40362020002802667 fatcat:y6faknpu5bafzkvons4un26awy

Learners' Discussion Patterns, Perceptions, and Preferences in a Chinese Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Fan Ouyang, Xu Li, Dan Sun, Pengcheng Jiao, Jiajia Yao
2020 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
We designed a Chinese MOOC with the support of a pedagogical strategy, a learning analytic tool, and a social learning environment in order to foster learner engagement in discussions.  ...  The development of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has proceeded through three generations, and in all three, online discussions have been considered a critical component.  ...  Two raters (the first author and the third author) discussed the coding framework to reach a full understanding of the codes, then they coded all the content independently, and reached an inter-rater reliability  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v21i3.4771 fatcat:sldq42a3afbyzjkkcrnwznkngy

Contextualizing the Co-creation of Artefacts Within the Nested Social Structure of a Collaborative MOOC [chapter]

Stian Håklev, Kshitij Sharma, Jim Slotta, Pierre Dillenbourg
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The interaction between a smaller number of learners, within a cohort, facilitates a richer exchange of experiences and ideas as compared to the effect of "drinking from the fire hose" felt in MOOCs without  ...  In this contribution, we analyzed the interaction between these social planes to contextualize the co-creation of artefacts.  ...  Two of the authors coded the quality of these design document (inter-rater reliability = 0.82) based on the following quality metrics, which were derived from the learning objectives of the MOOC.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66610-5_6 fatcat:tlpkf3u6mzepvfti4j3by3isrq

Open Educational Resources and Practices in China: A Systematic Literature Review

Ahmed Tlili, Ronghuai Huang, Ting-Wen Chang, Fabio Nascimbeni, Daniel Burgos
2019 Sustainability  
This study conducts a systematic literature review to investigate the current state of the art of OER and OEP in China.  ...  Finally, a generic framework of OER and OEP challenges is presented along with recommendations to further enhance the adoption of OER and OEP in China.  ...  The obtained inter-rater reliability value of K was equal to 0.88, which reflects a good agreement between the two authors [18] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11184867 fatcat:zuu62ztyhrgezmika2vdq7kgue

Goal Setting and MOOC Completion

Erwin Handoko, Susie L. Gronseth, Sara G. McNeil, Curtis J. Bonk, Bernard R. Robin
2019 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The findings from this study provide further support regarding the role of SRL in MOOC student performance and offer insight into learners' perceptions on the importance of SRL subprocesses in reaching  ...  Understanding which SRL subprocesses are most relevant to the MOOC learning context can guide course designers and instructors on how to incorporate key SRL aspects into the design and delivery of MOOCs  ...  Individual coding was compared, and agreement was observed in 516 of the individually-coded responses (91.65% inter-rater agreement).  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v20i4.4270 fatcat:nqfjf7kzbzfrpd3bri64iz6rhu

IRRODL Volume 15, Number 5

Various Authors
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
In early 2013, the impact of MOOCs had been largely disseminated through press releases and university reports. The peer-reviewed research on MOOCs was minimal.  ...  To help fill this gap, the Finding and Developing Talent study surveyed 103 employers and interviewed a subset of 20 about their awareness of MOOCs and their receptivity to using MOOCs in recruiting, hiring  ...  We would also like to thank the anonymous reviewers for providing feedback on our submission.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.2040 fatcat:vphc3o7hqve6rhjv6mhtpbwt6q

Writing to learn and learning to write across the disciplines: Peer-to-peer writing in introductory-level MOOCs

Denise K. Comer, Charlotte R. Clark, Dorian A. Canelas
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Moreover, because forum interactions and peer review occur in written form, our research contributes to open distance learning (ODL) scholarship by highlighting the importance of writing to learn as a  ...  This article presents the results of a qualitative coding analysis of peer-to-peer interactions in two introductory level MOOCs: English Composition I: Achieving Expertise and Introduction to Chemistry  ...  This led to assessment of inter-rater reliability and team discussion. At several points node definitions and/or structure were discussed as a whole group.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.1850 fatcat:qg7rb74m2jdrxkjtz2qy2a2lpe

Structuring Interactions for Large-Scale Synchronous Peer Learning

D. Coetzee, Seongtaek Lim, Armando Fox, Bjorn Hartmann, Marti A. Hearst
2015 Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing - CSCW '15  
We then show that providing a mini-lesson in which workers consider the principles underlying the tested concept and justify their answers leads to further improvements.  ...  This research investigates how to introduce synchronous interactive peer learning into an online setting appropriate both for crowdworkers (learning new tasks) and students in massive online courses (learning  ...  This material is based upon work supported by a Google Social Interactions Research Award and the National Science  ... 
doi:10.1145/2675133.2675251 dblp:conf/cscw/CoetzeeLFHH15 fatcat:2hmhg42cxjdgzba43onxrnlhae

How Much Does Student Engagement with Videos and Forums in a MOOC Affect Their Achievement?

Fernanda Cesar Bonafini, Chungil Chae, Eunsung Park, Kathryn Weed Jablokow
2017 Online Learning  
of achievement in a MOOC.  ...  Although there is research on the basic forms of student's engagement and assessment in MOOCs, little is known about their effect on students' achievement in the form of students completing a MOOC.  ...  The inter-rater reliability was Cohen's Kappa = 0.99, indicating substantial degree of agreement between the two coders.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v21i4.1270 fatcat:lmfzatcfnjey5hzdi2ontb7m2y
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