The 7th Workshop on Modeling, Management and Generation of Problems/Questions in Technology-Enhanced Learning

at ICCE 2014 in Nara, Japan, on December 1, 2014.
Conference website: http://icce2014.jaist.ac.jp/icce2014/

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Solving problems/questions is one of the most indispensable and important components in the teaching and learning process. Problems/questions with adequate quality in various testing conditions are believed to enable teachers to assess individual studentsf capability and readiness of transfer in specific domain knowledge. Despite this, there are still many areas in need of systematic investigation to promote knowledge and skills on problems/questions-centered learning approach, including learning by problem solving and/or generation. For instance: what criteria constitute as adequate test item quality (in addition to frequently cited psychometric index like item difficulty, discrimination index); how to best assess learnerfs capability with appropriate quality level within constrains (e.g., an optimal number of items, time limitation, etc.); any feasible metadata heuristics and/or techniques for problems/questions selection; any promising alternative strategies for compiling a sufficient amount of number of problems/questions; any scaffolding techniques for question-generation implementation and instructional diffusion and so on.

In ICCE2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013, we held a series of workshops where we paid special attention to gquestions/problemsh in technology-enhanced learning. This is the 7th workshop focusing on the same topic. This continuous workshop will provide a good and timely opportunity to present and share the results and issues about "problems/questions" in ICCE community. We cordially invite presenters and participants who are interested in further exploring the many facets and potential uses of "problems/questions" in education/learning from a technological, computational, pedagogical, psychometrics, theoretical, sociological and administrative point of views.

All workshop participants are required to register for the main conference, but there will not be additional workshop fee.

Style of Workshop:

Mini-conference with paper presentations

Topics of interest include, but not limited to:

Workshop Program (tentative)

13:00-13:30Sign-In & Equipment Hook-up
13:30-13:40Opening speech
13:40-14:35Session (I)
An Experimental Study on the Effects of an Online Student-Constructed Tests Learning Activity
Fu-Yun Yu, Chia-Ling Su
Revealing Students' Thinking Process in Problem-Posing Exercises: Analysis of First Sentence Selection
Nur Hasanah, Yusuke Hayashi, Tsukasa Hirashima
Exploring the Effects of Student Question-Generation Strategy
Chun-Ping Wu, Shu-Ling Wu, Jing-Chou Yeah
14:45-15:50Session (II)
Structured Explanation Generation for Conceptual Understanding in Physics
Tomoya Horiguchi, Takahito Toumoto, Tsukasa Hirashima
Practical Use of of Interactive Environment for Learning by Problem-posing posing for One-step Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Sho Yamamoto, Yuki Akao, Mitsutaka Murotsu, Takehiro Kanbe, Yuta Yoshida, Kazushige Maeda, Yusuke Hayashi, Tsukasa Hirashima
Balance Control of Question-Posing Focusing on Learning Target Words on the Self-Study Material Contribution and Sharing System
Toshihiro Hayashi, Yuji Hirai, Kazuhiro Ura, Akihiro Iwaki, Rihito Yaegashi, Hiroshi Murai, Hiroyuki Tarumi
15:50-16:00Closing speech

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