The writing-Pal: Natural language algorithms to support intelligent tutoring on writing strategies

Danielle McNamara, Roxanne Raine, Rod Roscoe, Scott A. Crossley, G. Tanner Jackson, Jianmin Dai, Zhiqiang Cai, Adam Renner, Russell Brandon, Jennifer L. Weston, Kyle Dempsey, Diana Carney, Susan Sullivan, Loel Kim, Vasile Rus, Randy Floyd, Philip M. McCarthy, Arthur C. Graesser

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Abstract

The Writing-Pal (W-Pal) is an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) that provides writing strategy instruction to high school students and entering college students. One unique quality of W-Pal is that it provides feedback to students' natural language input. Thus, much of our focus during the W-Pal project has.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationApplied Natural Language Processing
Subtitle of host publicationIdentification, Investigation and Resolution
PublisherIGI Global
Pages297-310
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781609607418
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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    McNamara, D., Raine, R., Roscoe, R., Crossley, S. A., Jackson, G. T., Dai, J., Cai, Z., Renner, A., Brandon, R., Weston, J. L., Dempsey, K., Carney, D., Sullivan, S., Kim, L., Rus, V., Floyd, R., McCarthy, P. M., & Graesser, A. C. (2011). The writing-Pal: Natural language algorithms to support intelligent tutoring on writing strategies. In Applied Natural Language Processing: Identification, Investigation and Resolution (pp. 297-310). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60960-741-8.ch017