Affective states and state tests: investigating how affect throughout the school year predicts end of year learning outcomes

@inproceedings{Pardos2013AffectiveSA,
  title={Affective states and state tests: investigating how affect throughout the school year predicts end of year learning outcomes},
  author={Z. Pardos and R. Baker and M. C. Pedro and S. Gowda and S. M. Gowda},
  booktitle={LAK '13},
  year={2013}
}
  • Z. Pardos, R. Baker, +2 authors S. M. Gowda
  • Published in LAK '13 2013
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • In this paper, we investigate the correspondence between student affect in a web-based tutoring platform throughout the school year and learning outcomes at the end of the year, on a high-stakes mathematics exam. The relationships between affect and learning outcomes have been previously studied, but not in a manner that is both longitudinal and finer-grained. Affect detectors are used to estimate student affective states based on post-hoc analysis of tutor log-data. For every student action in… CONTINUE READING
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