IEEE Spectrum logoBy Dexter Johnson. Data from online computer science courses could help AI distinguish good programs from bad.
Whether or not massive open online courses (MOOCs) are the future of education, one thing is certain: They are massive. In 2011, one computer-science MOOC at Stanford University attracted 160 000 students. How do you grade that many students? If it’s a multiple-choice exam, it’s easy. More...