[DANCE] final CORRECTION Re: DANCE Talk Series: Miaomiao Wen, research data scientist at Coursera

Carolyn P. Rose cprose at cs.cmu.edu
Sun Oct 23 20:33:34 EDT 2016

terribly sorry about this, but actually, the original posted time is 
actually correct.  The next DANCE talk will be on Monday, October 31.

On Sun, 23 Oct 2016, Carolyn P. Rose wrote:

> Dear DANCE community,
> After a brief hiatus, we are pleased to be bringing you the next talk in the 
> DANCE talk series.  Miaomiao Wen, research data scientist at Coursera, will 
> be talking about teaming in team based MOOCs.  The talk will be held at 12pm 
> on October 31, 2016.  Hold this time!
> http://dance.cs.cmu.edu/talks/talk16.html
> This talk reports on dissertation research focused on support of productive 
> team formation in team-based MOOCs. The key idea is that students should have 
> the opportunity to interact meaningfully with the community before they are 
> assigned to teams. That discussion not only provides evidence of which 
> students would work well together, but also provides students with 
> significant insight into alternative task-relevant perspectives prior to 
> collaboration. A validation study demonstrates that this teaming procedure 
> increases team performance at a knowledge integration task by at least 3 
> standard deviations while also increasing the prevalence of positive 
> collaborative processes during collaboration
> The talk will be recorded and can be viewed on YouTube any time after October 
> 31.
> We hope to see many of you online on October 31.  The Google Hangout on the 
> air link will be available shortly.
> Best,
> Carolyn
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