Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
QUAID Capabilities
QUAID Project
Developing and Testing a Computer Tool that Critiques Survey Questions.
  • Funding Agency: NSF.
  • Funding amount: $205,990.

Development of a Tool for Improving Survey Questions. Funding
  • Agency Agency: U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Funding Amount: $58,512.

Significant Publications
  • Graesser, A. C., Cai, Z., Louwerse, M., & Daniel, F. (2006). Question Understanding Aid (QUAID): A web facility that helps survey methodologists improve the comprehensibility of questions. Public Opinion Quarterly, 70, 3–22.
  • Graesser, A. C., Wiemer-Hastings, K., Kreuz, R., Wiemer-Hastings, P., & Marques, K. (2000). QUAID: A questionnaire evaluation aid for survey methodologists. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 32, 254–262.
The ADL-CITSRD is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis. Researchers associated with the center are faculty, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The center researchers have extensive experience in research, development, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
Research Capabilities
Cognitive studies of learning systems
Impact study of Learning Technology in Applied Settings
Development Capabilities
ITS enhancement of learning content
Service Capabilities
Usability Analysis for Learning Environments
Text Analysis Using Computational Linguistics Tools
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