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i-Bee: the CSCL Assessment Tool for Making the Status of Discussion Visible
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, Department of Cyber Society and Culture, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan ; , Faculty of Business Administration, Meijiro University, Japan ; , Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan ; , Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Japan ; , Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan ; , , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan ; , Faculty of Education, Shiga University, Japan ; , National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lugano, Switzerland ISBN 978-1-880094-53-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

This paper describes a CSCL (Computer Supported Collaborative Learning) Assessment tool that aims at visualizing discussions among learners participating on electronic forums using a text-mining technique. The software, named “i-Bee” (Bulletin board EnvisionEr), is able to visually show the co-occurrence relations of topic keywords of each learner using correspondence Analysis. Furthermore, i-Bee can show how actively each learner discusses; how each learner contributes to online discussions; and the frequency the learners use each keyword. In this paper, the authors report the rationale, the basic algorithm, and the implementation of i-Bee.

Citation

Mochizuki, T., Fujitani, S., Hisamatsu, S.i., Yaegashi, K., Nagata, T., Nakahara, J., Nishimori, T., Suzuki, M. & Kato, H. (2004). i-Bee: the CSCL Assessment Tool for Making the Status of Discussion Visible. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1200-1205). Lugano, Switzerland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 16, 2019 from .

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