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International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education

2018 Volume 28, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Designing Academic Writing Analytics for Civil Law Student Self-Assessment

    Simon Knight, Simon Buckingham Shum, Philippa Ryan, Ágnes Sándor & Xiaolong Wang

    Research into the teaching and assessment of student writing shows that many students find academic writing a challenge to learn, with legal writing no exception. Improving the availability and... More

    pp. 1-28

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  2. Wise Crowd Content Assessment and Educational Rubrics

    Rebecca J. Passonneau, Ananya Poddar, Gaurav Gite, Alisa Krivokapic, Qian Yang & Dolores Perin

    Development of reliable rubrics for educational intervention studies that address reading and writing skills is labor-intensive, and could benefit from an automated approach. We compare a main... More

    pp. 29-55

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  3. Assessing Text-Based Writing of Low-Skilled College Students

    Dolores Perin & Mark Lauterbach

    The problem of poor writing skills at the postsecondary level is a large and troubling one. This study investigated the writing skills of low-skilled adults attending college developmental... More

    pp. 56-78

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  4. Automated Assessment of Non-Native Learner Essays: Investigating the Role of Linguistic Features

    Sowmya Vajjala

    Automatic essay scoring (AES) refers to the process of scoring free text responses to given prompts, considering human grader scores as the gold standard. Writing such essays is an essential... More

    pp. 79-105

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  5. Comprehension and Writing Strategy Training Improves Performance on Content-Specific Source-Based Writing Tasks

    Jennifer L. Weston-Sementelli, Laura K. Allen & Danielle S. McNamara

    Source-based essays are evaluated both on the quality of the writing and the content appropriate interpretation and use of source material. Hence, composing a high-quality source-based essay (an... More

    pp. 106-137

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