# Intro to Dalite

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Today I gave a talk at the Dawson Active Learning Community meetup, where the theme was methods to get students to read their materials before class. I introduced our Peer Instruction tool, DALITE.

# Topic Modeling

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In Week 2 of the Text Mining and Analytics MOOC, we examine topic modeling, which aims to take a take a collection of documents $C$, and determine what are the different topics these documents are about. The ideas are presented incrementally, starting with mining a corpus of 1 document, extracting only 1 topic, and finally ending with a description of of the PLSA and LDA algorithms.

# AIED 2015 - Notes on Affect

The two themes that I payed closed attention to at the AIED 2015 conference in Madrid were i) Affect, Motivation, and Engagement, and ii) Natural Language Approaches.

## Affect

Most of the work was on measuring the impact of affective states on student learning. Some notable papers were:

# AIED 2015 - Notes on NLP

The two themes that I payed closed attention to at the AIED 2015 conference in Madrid were i) Affect, Motivation, and Engagement, and ii) Natural Language Approaches.

## NLP

Natural Language Processing (NLP) based approaches included work by: