Min Kyu Kim, Ph.D., published, “The role of expressed emotions in an online discussion: Leveraging a machine learning approach” in the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 52(1), 95-112.
We asked him the following questions:
How does this publication help with your research goals and/or interests?
“My program of research includes modeling learner engagement in multiple dimensions. This study helped me to propose and validate a computerized method to track learner emotions.”
Can you summarize this topic?
“We investigated relationships among expressed emotions, perceived motivation, perceived emotions and three dependent variables (for example, behavioral engagement, cognitive engagement and student achievement) in the context of a blended online course. We defined ‘expressed emotions’ as emotions detected by an affective computing tool in messages that students posted to online discussion forums in a blended undergraduate writing course.
Are there other people to be credited?
Where can it be read/viewed?
The abstract can be read on the website for the Journal of Research on Technology in Education, however, there is a fee to view the entire article.