[CANCELLED] xTalk: Xu Wang on Harnessing Examples for Learning at Scale

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 10:00am to 11:00am

MIT campus, 2-136 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

Harnessing Examples for Learning at Scale

Xu Wang will describe two computational methods to support learning at scale:

  • a learner sourcing technique, UpGrade, that takes past students’ open-ended solutions as input and quickly creates high quality multiple-choice questions. 
  • a hierarchical approach that models workflows in existing online demonstration videos and software logs and repurposes such videos as targeted tutorials for end users.  

In addition, Ms. Wang will discuss future pathways for harnessing existing resources for scalable content creation and ways to leverage the complementary strengths of peers, experts, and machine intelligence. Learn more.

Xu Wang is a PhD candidate in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

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