28 mai 2019

Florida School Tests AI as Virtual Tutor for Online Course

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Florida School Tests AI as Virtual Tutor for Online Course
Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology, 2019/01/29
This article is a rewrite of a press release issued a few days ago from Cognii about a trial of an AI system at Florida International University that "can automatically grade students' open-response (short essay) answers and extract rich pedagogical insights and analytics to improve faculty members' productivity." There's no reference or indication of progress from Cognii's 2016 trial at Colorado State University. Of course, the real value of such a system is to help students themselves write better essays (though I'm not sure whether using an AI to assess your essay before submission would count as cheating). More...

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