Inside Higher Ed Examines Caesar
Inside Higher Ed examined Professor Rob Miller’s new crowdsourcing tool that allows more personalized feedback and review for students taking online courses.
“Meet Caesar: the computer system that, like its Roman namesake, divides and conquers. What Caesar divides is large amounts of code submitted by students in professor Rob Miller’s “Elements of Software Construction” course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In doing so, it helps Miller and his graders conquer the problem of getting students timely, useful feedback by combining peer review with crowdsourcing,” wrote Alexandra Tilsley for Inside Higher Ed.
Read the full article here: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/08/computer-program-divides-student-work-crowdsource-feedback.