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EDM 2011 Day Three

The final day of EDM was a bit more quiet than the previous day, which is more than acceptable because there was a lot of amazing ideas going around that day. John Stamper had a good keynote talk in regards to how the KDD 2010 Cup went when using the Educational Data from DataShop. It […]

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EDM 2011 Day Two

There is a lot to talk about today, so this post may be a little long, but only because day two of the EDM 2011 conference was that amazing. New Ideas from Stanford: Marcelo Worsley from Standford had a very refreshing paper and presentation. In his work, they had a bunch of students 3 novices, […]

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EDM 2011 Day One

Papers and Talks: Yue Gong presented a nice paper titled, Items, Skills and Transfer Models: Which Really Matters for Student Modelling. In this work the authors liken the idea of student modelling as a backpack to a backpacker travelling up a mountain. The backpack is the student model, within the backpack are a set of […]

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The day started off with an interesting talk about cognitive load and e-learning with a focus on biologically primary and secondary knowledge. The first of those, primary knowledge, is like learning to crawl, walk, eat when you are hungry etc. Things that you have learned and humanity has learned through evolution. Secondary knowledge is knowledge […]

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