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iTalk2Learn is present at AIED and EDM 2015

iTalk2Learn is present at this year’s AIED and EDM conferences with several contributions This year AIED 2015 (17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education) and EDM 2015 (8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining) are collocated and take place from June 22, 2015 until June 29, 2015 in Madrid. iTalk2Learn is present at this event…

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iTalk2Learn at the Westminster Education Forum on June 9, 2015

Junaid Mubeen (Head of Research and Development at Whizz Education) delivered a short talk at the Westminster Education Forum Keynote Seminar: Using technology in education on June 9, 2015. The talk focused on iTalk2Learn’s work in using artificial intelligence to replicate the behaviour of a human tutor. The audience included representatives from educational policy, research…

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

In his recent book Teaching Machines, Bill Ferster charts the fascinating history of educational technology, from the humble origins of the postal Correspondence Courses for miners in the 19th Century through to the virtual tutors of the present day. As part of his analysis the author observes a shift in emphasis not only in the…

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An update on the improvement of Fractions Lab

During the past months Testaluna have been working to enhance Fractions Lab, the Exploratory Learning Environment developed in the framework of the WP3. As for the past, the improvement of Fractions Lab has not been straightforward, but implied to measure feedback and requirements gathered from partners, teachers and students. The results of this joint work –…

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Adapting to students’ affective states

How does iTalk2Learn enhance students’ learning experiences with feedback adaptation? We at Birkbeck and IOE are very interested in finding out how feedback can be adapted in line with students’ affective states. The task-independent support within the iTalk2Learn platform is able to tailor feedback types, as well as presenting feedback according to the affective state of the given student.…