MOOCs Meet Measurement Theory: A Topic-Modelling Approach

25 Nov 2015Jiazhen HeBenjamin I. P. RubinsteinJames BaileyRui ZhangSandra MilliganJeffrey Chan

This paper adapts topic models to the psychometric testing of MOOC students based on their online forum postings. Measurement theory from education and psychology provides statistical models for quantifying a person's attainment of intangible attributes such as attitudes, abilities or intelligence... (read more)

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