Exploring BIM + sentiment analysis – what might it say about student blog posts

The following documents some initial exploration into why, if, and how sentiment analysis might be added to the BIM module for Moodle. BIM is a tool that helps manage and mirror blog posts from individual student blogs. Sentiment analysis is an application of algorithms to identify the sentiment/emotions/polarity of a person/author through their writing and

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Reflective Blogging as part of ICT Professional Development to Support Pedagogical Change

I am planning to do some more work on BIM in preparation for using it in teaching this year, including finishing some analysis of how the blogging went in last year’s two offerings. As luck would have it, I skimmed one of my feeds and came across Prestridge (2014). What follows is a summary and

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BIM for Moodle 2.5

Earlier this week @sthcrft asked Hey @djplaner is BIM @NetSpot approved and 2.5ish happy? — Sarah Thorneycroft (@sthcrft) November 3, 2013 Talk about good timing. My shiny new Mac laptop arrived the same day and I’d been waiting on its arrival to explore whether or not BIM was Moodle “2.5ish happy”. It turns out that

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