Glenn Davis. Glenn will be talking about a project he is starting up with Andreas Paepcke and two students from CS and Education. They are looking at edX discussion forum data and trying to come up with a method to reduce redundancy in instructor-forum interactions by automatically identifying good answers to questions and grouping together similar questions.
Kathy Mirzaei. Kathy will be talking about the Center for Advanced Research through Online Learning (CAROL) , whichfacilitates research using data collected from online courses offered through OpenEdx, Coursera, and NovoEd platforms. Data collected includes but not limited to; learners manipulating controls on video players, submission of solutions to problems, posts on message boards, and some demographic data. All data that CAROL shares is stored on a machine called DATASTAGE. Join us for a brief introduction to different types of data available on Datastage and the request process.