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International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education

2017 Volume 27, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The Impacts of Domain-General vs. Domain-Specific Diagramming Tools on Writing

    Brendan Barstow, Lisa Fazio, Jordan Lippman, Mohammad Falakmasir, Christian D. Schunn & Kevin D. Ashley

    Argument diagramming is the process of spatially representing an argument by its component parts and their relationships. A growing body of evidence supports the use of argument diagramming to aid ... More

    pp. 671-693

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  2. Assessing Students' Use of Evidence and Organization in Response-to-Text Writing: Using Natural Language Processing for Rubric-Based Automated Scoring

    Zahra Rahimi, Diane Litman, Richard Correnti, Elaine Wang & Lindsay Clare Matsumura

    This paper presents an investigation of score prediction based on natural language processing for two targeted constructs within analytic text-based writing: 1) students' effective use of evidence ... More

    pp. 694-728

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  3. Designing Automated Guidance to Promote Productive Revision of Science Explanations

    Charissa Tansomboon, Libby F. Gerard, Jonathan M. Vitale & Marcia C. Linn

    Supporting students to revise their written explanations in science can help students to integrate disparate ideas and develop a coherent, generative account of complex scientific topics. Using... More

    pp. 729-757

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  4. Different Approaches to Assessing the Quality of Explanations Following a Multiple-Document Inquiry Activity in Science

    Jennifer Wiley, Peter Hastings, Dylan Blaum, Allison J. Jaeger, Simon Hughes, Patricia Wallace, Thomas D. Griffin & M. Anne Britt

    This article describes several approaches to assessing student understanding using written explanations that students generate as part of a multiple-document inquiry activity on a scientific topic ... More

    pp. 758-790

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  5. Reflective Writing about the Utility Value of Science as a Tool for Increasing STEM Motivation and Retention -- Can AI Help Scale Up?

    Beata Beigman Klebanov, Jill Burstein, Judith M. Harackiewicz, Stacy J. Priniski & Matthew Mulholland

    The integration of subject matter learning with reading and writing skills takes place in multiple ways. Students learn to read, interpret, and write texts in the discipline-relevant genres.... More

    pp. 791-818

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