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October 27, 2020
Enskill Spanish: Avatar-Based Asynchronous Learning for Students and Teachers

Language teachers recognize that it is important to give students opportunities to practice speaking, both to increase fluency and build self-confidence. Unfortunately, this can be very demanding on teacher time....

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October 20, 2020
Avatar AI Helping Hybrid Learning [Podcast]

In this podcast, Dr. Lewis Johnson of Alelo and Leilani Cauthen of the EduJedi Leadership Society discuss avatars used with artificial intelligence for asynchronous teaching and professional development. A technology...

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September 15, 2020
How To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Learners Recover Lost Ground Due to COVID-19

Although students are returning to class, the impact of COVID-19 on teachers and students is still being felt. According to UNESCO, 875 million students worldwide, 50% of the total, are...

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September 1, 2020
How Artificial Intelligence Meets the Challenges of Hybrid Learning Under COVID-19

COVID-19 is forcing schools around the world to rethink how they deliver instruction, and implement hybrid learning models. Students must maintain social distancing from each other, which limits the number...

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August 20, 2020
Returning Students Need AI-Driven Learning to Recover Ground Lost Due to COVID-19

As the last school year came to a close, the Brookings Institution has made sobering predictions about the likely impact of COVID-19 on students by the fall of 2020. They...

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August 4, 2020
How AI Avatars Can Help Make Workplaces More Inclusive

The Black Lives Matter movement, as well as the economic inequities highlighted by COVID-19, have brought renewed attention to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Yet although studies show that...

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July 28, 2020
How AI Can Support Rapid Reskilling Under COVID-19

The skills gap – the mismatch between the skills that employers need and the skills that employees have – costs companies nearly $1 million annually. In 2018, Deloitte projected that the skills gap...

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July 21, 2020
Panel on COVID-19 and the Future of AI in Education and Training at AIED 2020

On July 8, 2020, a panel of experts in artificial intelligence in education discussed the challenges that educators and learners are facing due to COVID-19, and how artificial intelligence (AI)...

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January 20, 2020
Using AI to Develop Communication Skills in Business Leaders

Communication skills are critical for leaders and the organizations they lead. According to a study of large corporations by David Grossman, companies that have highly effective communicators as leaders had...

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January 13, 2020
Case Study: UVM Program Using Alelo Enskill Increases Students’ Spoken English Proficiency

Of the four language skills, speaking, listening, reading, and writing, speaking is by far the most important and the most difficult to develop. Many English language learners (ELLs) are reluctant...

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