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Development of a Framework to Classify MOOC Discussion Forum Posts: Methodology and Challenges
Glenda S. Stump, Jennifer DeBoer, Jonathan Whittinghill, Lori Breslow
The purpose of this paper is to describe the methodology used to confront one of the challenges associated with analyzing discussion forum data from the inaugural edX MOOC, “Circuits and Electronics.” We detail the development and testing of a framework to classify large amounts of MOOC data into a manageable number of categories so that further analysis can be conducted in targeted areas of...