Three papers to be presented at Frontiers in Education 2016

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The team members manage to get three papers accepted at the 46th Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference:

    • “Five Years of Extra Credit in a Studio-Based Course: An Effort to Incentivize Socially Useful Behavior”
    • “An Experiment with Separate Formative and Summative Rubrics in “Educational Peer Assessment”
    • A Peer-Review Markup Language One Step Toward Building a Data Warehouse for the Educational Peer-Assessment Research”

The FIE conference is a major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education. This year, it expect submissions that are related to educational issues in electrical and computer engineering, energy engineering, software engineering, computing and informatics, engineering design, and in other engineering disciplines.

The conference is going to be held in Bayfront Convention Center, in Erie PA on October 12-15, 2015.

 

CSPRED Workshop

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The project members from NC State, Ed Gehringer, Ferry Pramudianto and Yang Song organize the 2016 CSPRED workshop, which will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining in Sheraton downtown Raleigh.

We have received substantial contributions including 4 posters, 5 full and 3 short papers with interesting results that will help to advance peer review in education.

If you’re interested in attending the workshop, you could register yourself here:

http://www.regonline.com/edm2016

 

TLT Friday Live

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Dr. Gehringer the lead PI of the project gave a talk on TLT Friday Live on May 13, 2016. He presented interesting insights on How computer-supported grading and reviewing of students’ work can provide more and better feedback to students, Deepen learning, while decreasing, or at least not increasing, faculty workload.

He introduced and summarized emerging computer-supported options for larger-enrollment courses including:

  • Automated Grading
  • Constructed Response Analysis
  • Automated Essay Scoring

In addition, he also discussed the importance of the following approaches

  • Self Review, and Peer Review / Grading
  • Calibration and Reputation Systems for Peer Reviewing / Grading