Tag Archives: Argumentation and Writing

EXP: Development of Human Language Technologies to Improve Disciplinary Writing and Learning through Self-Regulated Revising

8/01/2017-7/31/2020 PIs: Rebecca Hwa, Diane Litman, Amanda Godley University of Pittsburgh Award Details Writing and revising are essential parts of learning, yet many college students graduate without demonstrating improvement or mastery of academic writing. This project explores the feasibility of improving students’ academic writing through a revision environment that integrates natural language processing methods, best […]

CAP: Advancing Technology and Practice for Learning Reading and Writing Skills in Secondary Science Education

7/01/2016-6/30/2018 PI: Rebecca Passonneau Pennsylvania State Univ University Park Award Details The proposed workshop brings together researchers and educators to discuss how to advance technology and practice to better promote secondary school science literacy. There is a clear need for new directions in science literacy. Over the past decade, the National Center for Education Statistics […]

EXP: Assessing ‘Complex Epistemic Performance’ in Online Learning Environments

9/1/16-8/31/18 PIs: William Cope, ChengXiang Zhai, Duncan Ferguson, Willem Els University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Award Details This project will develop online software tools to assess and offer feedback to learners communicating complex scientific or technical information. “Complex epistemic performance” here refers to knowledge representations in reports or case studies which involve not only facts […]

EXP: Fostering Self-Correcting Reasoning with Reflection Systems

9/1/16-8/31/19 PI: Michael Hoffmann, Richard Catrambone, Jeremy Lingle Georgia Tech Award Details This research project is exploring how to support reasoning about wicked problems. These are societal important problems that are characterized by incomplete or contradictory knowledge, have a large body of differing opinion on the problem, have a large economic burden, and are intimately […]

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Technology to Support Mathematical Argumentation

Andee Rubin, TERC (Award Details) Kimberle Koile, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Award Details) The big question being addressed in this project is, “How can technology support the teaching and learning of mathematical argumentation?” This EAGER proposal focuses on the first steps in moving towards the vision of helping youngsters learn mathematical/algebraic argumentation. The project has […]