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ERIC Number: EJ1126866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 38
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1929-7750
Designing an Automated Assessment of Public Speaking Skills Using Multimodal Cues
Chen, Lei; Feng, Gary; Leong, Chee Wee; Joe, Jilliam; Kitchen, Christopher; Lee, Chong Min
Journal of Learning Analytics, v3 n2 p261-281 2016
Traditional assessments of public speaking skills rely on human scoring. We report an initial study on the development of an automated scoring model for public speaking performances using multimodal technologies. Task design, rubric development, and human rating were conducted according to standards in educational assessment. An initial corpus of 17 speakers with four speaking tasks was collected using audio, video, and 3-D motion capturing devices. A scoring model based on basic features in speech content, speech delivery, and hand, body, and head movements significantly predicts human rating, suggesting the feasibility of using multimodal technologies in the assessment of public speaking skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
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