Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2017, Page: 111-116
An Evaluation of Assessment-Oriented Computer-Based Text Analysis Paradigms
Andrew Aken, Department of Information Systems & Technology, Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, USA
Received: Aug. 25, 2017;       Accepted: Sep. 8, 2017;       Published: Oct. 9, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20170204.12      View  1934      Downloads  95
Computer-based text analysis applications have come a long way since Ellis Page’s Project Essay Grader [1]. Automated assessment applications have achieved better than human reliability and other methods of assisting assessment have opened up additional venues for utilization in the classroom and beyond. However, a lack of understanding of the differences between the different types of applications and their limitations has made selecting the appropriate application a difficult task. This study will present the most comprehensive examination of different paradigms of computer-based text analysis applications and a new typology for classifying them.
Text Analysis, Content Analysis, Natural Language Processing, Latent Semantic Analysis, Peer Review, Automated Essay Scoring, Essay Assessment, Formative Assessment
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Andrew Aken, An Evaluation of Assessment-Oriented Computer-Based Text Analysis Paradigms, Higher Education Research. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2017, pp. 111-116. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20170204.12
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