AI

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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July 29, 2019
Case Study: Alelo’s AI-driven Enskill English product improves student fluency and self-confidence

A recent evaluation at UVM (Universidad del Valle de México) Toluca of Alelo Enskill® English, an AI-driven learning product, found that students improved their spoken English skills, and also became...

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April 26, 2019
Why Online Mastery Learning Platforms Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be

In Educational Technology communities, there is a debate about the best way to structure online learning programs. Should platforms focus on the individual student or the classroom? Should teachers act...

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April 7, 2019
A Shared Scientific Infrastructure to do Randomized Controlled Trials and Longitudinal Studies

By Neil Heffernan, Worcester Polytechnic University Shared scientific instruments help address big challenges in research. The Hubble Space Telescope has helped hundreds of astronomers do studies that none of them...

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February 25, 2019
From AI-Enabled CSCL in the Classroom Towards Team Based Learning in the Workplace

What does the field of CSCL (computer-supported collaborative learning) have to say to the problem that the World Economic Forum estimates that up to 5 million jobs may be lost...

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February 18, 2019
Improving Comprehension Strategies of Struggling Adult Readers through Conversational Trialogues with AutoTutor

For many millennia, adult learning has primarily consisted of interactions with human mentors, tutors, teachers, and peers. During the last 25 years, these communicative actions and interactions have been simulated...

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October 12, 2018
Beyond Academics: Intelligent Mentoring Systems for Career Success

One of the ultimate goals of education is to effectively prepare students for long-term career and workforce success. Most existing intelligent systems in education focus on tutoring for specific academic...

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September 19, 2018
Can AI help us create more inclusive education and society?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) gets quite a lot of bad press. It is understood by few and feared by many. It is overhyped through media, sci-fi movies and eye-watering financial investments...

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