Tag Archives: Machine learning

More Blogging on Automated Essay Grading

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) Sometime guest blogger and friend of e-Literate Elijah Mayfield has another great post up on using machine learning tools in the service of improving student writing over at his company blog. However you may feel about … Continue reading

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Blackboard Analytics Update

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) In my last post, I promised that I would give an update specifically on the state of Blackboard’s learning analytics. Well, here you go. This is a summary of what I learned about their product … Continue reading

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Getting students useful feedback from machine learning

By Elijah MayfieldMore Posts (2) Last month, I wrote this narrow defense of automated essay grading, hoping to clear the air on a new and controversial technology. In that post’s prolific comments section, Laura Gibbs made a comment echoing what I’ve heard from … Continue reading

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Six Ways the edX Announcement Gets Automated Essay Grading Wrong

By Elijah MayfieldMore Posts (2) Last week, edX made a splashy spectacle of an announcement about automated essay grading, leaving educators fuming. Let’s rethink their claims.  “Give Professors a break,” the New York Times suggested in this joint press release … Continue reading

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A Taxonomy of Adaptive Analytics Strategies

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) I almost never quote a blog post in its entirety, but this one from Dan Meyer is so good that I just can’t bear to cut a single word: Stephanie Simon, reporting for Reuters on … Continue reading

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