Online proceedings are available here, under Table of Contents.
Talks are held in Bayshore Salon BC
Breakfasts are in Bayshore Grand Foyer
Breaks and posters are in Bayshore Salon A


Saturday, March 14, 2015


8 – 8:45 – Breakfast

8:45 – 9 – Opening comments

9 – 10 – Opening keynote - Zoran Popovic

10 – 10:30 – Break & poster setup

10:30
12 Session 1: Analysis

Effective Sampling for Large-Scale Automated Writing Evaluation Systems.
Nicholas Dronen (University of Colorado at Boulder & Pearson), Peter Foltz (Pearson & University of Colorado at Boulder), and Kyle Habermehl (Pearson)
Improving Student Modeling Through Partial Credit and Problem Difficulty. Korinn Ostrow, Christopher Donnelly, Seth Adjei, and Neil Heffernan (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Addressing Common Analytic Challenges to Randomized Experiments in MOOCs: Attrition and Zero-Inflation. Anne Lamb, Jascha Smilack, Andrew Ho, and Justin Reich (Harvard University)
Structure and messaging techniques for online peer learning systems that increase stickiness. Yasmine Kotturi (UC San Diego), Chinmay Kulkarni and Michael Bernstein (Stanford), and Scott Klemmer (UC San Diego)

12 – 13:30 – Lunch

13:30
– 15 – Session 2: Behavior 1

The Prediction of Student First Response Using Prerequisite Skills.
Anthony Botelho, Hao Wan, and Neil Heffernan (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Blended learning in Indian colleges with Massively Empowered Classroom. Edward Cutrell, Jacki O'Neill, Nitish Bhanuprakash, Andrew Cross, Nakull Gupta, and Srinath Bala (Microsoft Research), Viraj Kumar (PES University), and William Thies (Microsoft Research)
Attrition and Achievement Gaps in Online Learning. René F. Kizilcec and Sherif Halawa (Stanford University)
Towards Detecting Wheel-Spinning: Future Failure in Mastery Learning. Yue Gong and Joseph E. Beck (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

15 – 15:30 – Coffee break


15:30 – 17 –
Session 3: Behavior 2

PeerStudio: Rapid Peer Feedback Emphasizes Revision and Improves Performance.
Chinmay Kulkarni and Michael S Bernstein (Stanford University) and Scott R Klemmer (UC San Diego)
Alumni & Tenured Participants in MOOCs: Analysis of Two Years of MOOC Discussion Channel Activity. Matti Nelimarkka (Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Aalto University & Dep. CS, University of Helsinki) and Arto Vihavainen (University of Helsinki)
A Playful Game Changer: Fostering Student Retention in Online Education with Social Gamification. Markus Krause, Marc Mogale, and Henning Pohl (Leibniz University Hannover) and Joseph Williams (Stanford University/Harvard University)
moocRP: an open-source analytics platform. Zachary Pardos and Kevin Kao (UC Berkeley)

17 – 18 – WIP / Poster introductions

18 – 19 –
Poster session and reception (Salon A)

Sunday, March 15, 2015


8 – 9 – Breakfast

9 – 10:30 – Session 4: Learning (Sunday 9-10:30)

Learning is Not a Spectator Sport: Doing is Better than Watching for Learning from a MOOC.
Kenneth R. Koedinger, Jihee Kim, Julianna Zhuxin Jia, Elizabeth A. McLaughlin, and Norman L. Bier (Carnegie Mellon University)
Exploring the Effect of Confusion in Discussion Forums of Massive Open Online Courses. Diyi Yang, Miaomiao Wen, Iris Howley, Robert Kraut, and Carolyn Rose (Carnegie Mellon University)
Uncovering Trajectories of Informal Learning in Large Online Communities Of Creators. Seungwon Yang, Carlotta Domeniconi, Matt Revelle, Mack Sweeney, Ben U. Gelman, Chris Beckley, and Aditya Johri (George Mason University)
Probabilistic Use Cases: Discovering Behavioral Patterns for Predicting Certification. Cody A. Coleman, Daniel T. Seaton, and Isaac Chuang (MIT)

10:30 - 11 - Break

11 – 12:30 – Session 5: Grading (Sunday 11-12:30)

Bayesian Ordinal Peer Grading.
Karthik Raman and Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University)
An Automated Grading/Feedback System for 3-View Engineering Drawings using RANSAC. Youngwook Paul Kwon and Sara McMains (UC Berkeley)
Mathematical Language Processing: Automatic Grading and Feedback for Open Response Mathematical Questions. Andrew Lan, Divyanshu Vats, Andrew Waters, and Richard Baraniuk (Rice University)
BayesRank: A Bayesian Approach to Ranked Peer Grading. Andrew Waters (Rice University), David Tinapple (Arizona State University), and Richard Baraniuk (Rice University)

12:30 – 14 – Lunch

14 - 15:30 – Session 6: Design

Staggered Versus All-At-Once Content Release in Massive Open Online Courses: Evaluating a Natural Experiment.
Tommy Mullaney and Justin Reich
Autonomously Generating Hints by Inferring Problem Solving Policies. Chris Piech, Mehran Sahami, Jon Huang, and Leo Guibas (Stanford)
Problems Before Solutions: Automated Problem Clarification at Scale. Soumya Basu, Albert Wu, Brian Hou, and John DeNero (University of California, Berkeley)


15:30 – 16 – Break

16 – 16:15 – Closing comments

16:15 – 17:15 –
Closing keynote – Peter Norvig (open to CSCW attendees)

17:30 – 18:30 – Joint reception with CSCW at the Bayshore Grand Ballroom Salons D&E






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