Discovering Prerequisite Relationships Among Learning Objects: A Coursera-Driven Approach
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In this work we address the problem of automatically finding prerequisite relations among learning materials in order to help instructional designers to speed up the course building process. Ours is a data-driven approach, where a (machine) learner is trained to classify predecessor/successor relationships, given two didactic materials in a textual form. As the training set we use the learning materials extracted from Coursera. A first evaluation shows promising results.
Advances in Web-Based Learning: ICWL 2016
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