Assessment of Deeper Learning
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Inform is a design system for interactive fiction based on natural language. It is a radical reinvention of the way interactive fiction is designed, guided by contemporary work in semantics and by the practical experience of some of the world's best-known writers of IF.


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In a conversation about mobile learning with David Metcalf, he reminded me about IF. IF on mobile got me thinking ...

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AI, machine learning, MOOCs (oh my!) and more...anything that strikes me as potentially related to digital media-based assessment of higher order thinking.
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Jerome Bruner - How does teaching influence learning?

Jerome S. Bruner, had just turned 99 less than a week before this video was filmed He was born Oct. 1, 1915, New York, N.Y., He is an American psychologis
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Go beyond the information given...teach to the future.
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Why you need to understand machine learning

Why you need to understand machine learning | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
From picking stocks to finding partners, machine learning plays a part in every stage of our lives - yet most of us know little about these powerful tools.
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Curtin Institute for Computation education arm leaders are looking for these sorts of introductions to open up computation to all areas of university learning, teaching and research.
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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
“ Are you planning and communicating your feedback criteria? Here is our Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design, an infographic to help you plan better assessments.”
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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 23, 2015 12:37 PM

What two components are necessary for good assessments? This post states:

1. Activity or Performance

2. Feedback Criteria

Using Bloom's Revised Taxonomy the infographic looks at each level of Bloom's and provides a short explanation of the focus as well as possible assessment activities AND grading and feedback criteria.
The image (above) show the ''higher levels of active active thinking." Click through to the post to see the full infographic and more information.

Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 24, 2015 9:32 AM

Great tool as a reminder about the kinds of feedback we should provide.

Matt Vernon's curator insight, May 5, 2015 2:32 PM

Nice info graphic for Blended Model Design and think through. Just add toolsets , curated content and PD

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The Connected Learning Analytics (CLA) Toolkit

The Connected Learning Analytics (CLA) Toolkit | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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APIs, APIs, APIs...

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Game Thinking - Differences between Gamification & Games

Game Thinking - Differences between Gamification & Games | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
What are the main differences between games, serious games and gamification. This article aims to help sort out the main points.
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Nice simple model that distinguishes aspects of what i think of as game-inspired learning design - this author calls 'game thinking' I like adding simulation engines into the mix too...

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Top 10 data mining algorithms in plain English | rayli.net

Top 10 data mining algorithms in plain English | rayli.net | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
Today, I’m going to explain in plain English the top 10 most influential data mining algorithms as voted on by 3 separate panels in this 2007 survey paper.
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Developing Strategies for Implementing Analytics

Developing Strategies for Implementing Analytics | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it

In answering five questions, the following IT Issues panelists provided their thoughts on how analytics can improve higher education and how best to implement analytics:


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Learning Analytics: Do Counts of Digital Traces Count for Learning? (Dragan Gašević)

Dragan Gašević (Professor and Chair in Learning Analytics and Informatics in the Schools of Education and Informatics at the University of Edinburgh) lectures ...
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SimoleonSense | Thinking & Writing : The CIA’s Guide to Cognitive Science & Intelligence Analysis

SimoleonSense | Thinking & Writing : The CIA’s Guide to Cognitive Science & Intelligence Analysis | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
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This graphic reminds me to think about when we 'assess by interruption' where are we linking into the memory system?

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A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms | Machine Learning Mastery

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms | Machine Learning Mastery | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
After we understand the type of machine learning problem we are working with, we can think about the type of data to collect and the types of machine learning
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Need to add 'symbolic regression' to this list...

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Learning to Adapt Research : Education Growth Advisors

Learning to Adapt Research : Education Growth Advisors | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
- Insight into the variability of adaptive learning solutions, based on their Approach to adaptivity and selected Taxonomy and Maturity attributes introduced and defined- A framework for how an organization might use a set of contextual considerations and instructional objectives to determine a best-fit approach to adaptive learning- Detailed profiles of eight adaptive learning suppliers and a list of other organizations to watch
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...a framework for thinking about adaptive learning in higher education

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e-Book: Machine Learning and Recommendation Engine

e-Book: Machine Learning and Recommendation Engine | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendation

Ted Dunning & Ellen Friedman
Building a simple but powerful recommendation system is much easier than you think.
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Free book to download...

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Nonlinear Machine Learning of Patchy Colloid Self-Assembly Pathways and Mechanisms - The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (ACS Publications)

Nonlinear Machine Learning of Patchy Colloid Self-Assembly Pathways and Mechanisms - The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (ACS Publications) | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
Nonlinear Machine Learning of Patchy Colloid Self-Assembly Pathways and Mechanisms - The Journal... http://t.co/e0610dcLRI
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These researchers report how they 'simulate first, then test in the real world' to find new self-assembly pathways

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Augmented Reality, Big Data and Other E-learning Trends

Augmented Reality, Big Data and Other E-learning Trends | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
These e-learning trends serve as huge opportunities for startups in augmented reality, Big Data, mobile, or other industries.
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The attention span of today’s generation is about 90 seconds...
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Decoding Brainwaves with Azure Machine Learning (Channel 9)

Decoding Brainwaves with Azure Machine Learning (Channel 9) | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
I had the good fortune to meet Charis Loveland at the Machine Learning, Analytics, & Data Science Conference in Redmond, WA.
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Clunky research lab gear will begin to fade into unobtrusive wearables...
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Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics in Programming

Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics in Programming | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it

Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics in Programming: Literature Review and Case Studies is out now! https://t.co/Fj4ky6fsjj

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50 external machine learning / data science resources and articles - Data Science Central

50 external machine learning / data science resources and articles - Data Science Central | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
Starred articles are candidates for the picture of the week. A comprehensive list of all past resources is found here. We are in the process of automatically c…
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A good list for those on the hunt for big data resources

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
“ Are you planning and communicating your feedback criteria? Here is our Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design, an infographic to help you plan better assessments.”
Via Beth Dichter, Kathrin Jäger
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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 24, 2015 9:32 AM

Great tool as a reminder about the kinds of feedback we should provide.

Matt Vernon's curator insight, May 5, 2015 2:32 PM

Nice info graphic for Blended Model Design and think through. Just add toolsets , curated content and PD

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8 Best Machine Learning Cheat Sheets - Pulse

8 Best Machine Learning Cheat Sheets
Machine learning as we all know is a subfield of computer science that has evolved from the study of pattern recognition and computational learning theory in artificial intelligence.
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Hail to the Data: What We’re Learning from Learning Analytics (Timothy A. McKay)

Timothy A. McKay (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics and Director of the LSA Honors Program at the University of Michigan) lectures on "What We're ...
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Skim through to minute 30 to see an interesting finding about grading patterns that favor females over males by discipline areas (and vice versa) and the grade penalty discovered via Learning Analytics at Michigan.

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Find the analyst.

Maximum likelihood, Python, Machine learning.
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Maximum likelihood being applied to a spatial analysis problem. In a digital learning space where the paths of resource utilization form a metric space, can this method help locate the difference between a novice and an expert?

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The Next Big Thing You Missed: Airbnb’s Human Brains Crunch Data Better Than Computers | Business | WIRED

The Next Big Thing You Missed: Airbnb’s Human Brains Crunch Data Better Than Computers | Business | WIRED | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
In 2011, Airbnb had a problem. The room-sharing site was growing fast, but so were customer complaints. People just couldn't figure out how to use the service. The issue was so severe, Airbnb was getting an average of one customer service call for every room booked.
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This is why we'll always need teachers in the assessment loop...

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A Primer on Deep Learning | DataRobot

A Primer on Deep Learning | DataRobot | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
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This posting is also in "Learning Modeling" but I think the method will show up as we figure out how to assess higher order thinking in digital learning experiences too.

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The Great Adaptive Learning Experiment -- Campus Technology

The Great Adaptive Learning Experiment -- Campus Technology | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it
Higher ed institutions around the globe are exploring the potential of adaptive technology to revolutionize the way students learn.
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I disagree slightly in the sense that adaptation is (I think) the only way to personalize 'at scale.' so it is not just one of a set of methods to personalize, but the only realistic method to use when going to scale.

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What has happened in theoretical machine learning in the last 5 years (2009-2014)?

What has happened in theoretical machine learning in the last 5 years (2009-2014)? | Assessment of Deeper Learning | Scoop.it

Yisong Yue's answer: 

The theoretical contributions that first come to mind are methods for (near-)optimally estimating latent factor models...and much more in this great posting on Quora

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Great short guide to a lot of related resources in an expert's lit search.

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