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Internet Research Support System: An Application for Immediate Feedback in Authentic Internet Research

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Internet Research Support System: An Application for Immediate Feedback in Authentic Internet Research
– A prototype Internet Research Support System is presented based on earlier work on the modeling of online reading behavior and evaluating the reading process and its outcomes. Users complete a reading task by browsing the Web and writing a short essay. The online browsing data is captured in real-time, which, along with the essay, reflects the participants’ online reading process. Verbatim Quotient Detection is possible which monitors the proportion of material copied from the Internet. A Latent Semantic Analysis component to evaluate sentence-to-sentence cohesion in the final essay is also described, and is in the process of being integrated with the main system. The system evaluation capabilities provide the participants with immediate feedback that is specific to their final essay in order to help them increase their online reading comprehension. It also archives data for research and evaluation purposes. One hundred and seventeen undergraduate students and one faculty member ...
Nasiroh Omar, Colin Higgins, Colin G. Harrison, Di
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Type Journal
Year 2007
Where JCP
Authors Nasiroh Omar, Colin Higgins, Colin G. Harrison, Diego Campo Millan
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