Keynote at LERN Jahrestagung 2022

Keynote at LERN Jahrestagung 2022

Computational Psychometrics, Higher Education, Invited talk, Keynote, Learning Analytics, Learning Design, School
On 30 March 2022, Hendrik Drachsler gave an invited keynote at the LERN conference 2022 where he reported on the latest research on data-driven high informative feedback in higher education and schools. The talk focused on the experience of edutec.science research collective that has been gained in the projects DIFA, HIKOF-DL, AFLEK and ALICE. The presentation provided an overview of actionable and supportive feedback to learners as well as the various technical products that the EduTec group has developed. It, therefore, applies web technology to support meta-cognitive and collaborative learning skills with high-informative feedback methods. Hendrik applies validated measurement instruments from the field of psychometrics and investigates to what extent Learning Analytics interventions can reproduce the findings of these instruments. He discussed the lessons learned from implementing TLA systems. He…
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Guest visit at Carnegie Mellon University

Guest visit at Carnegie Mellon University

Invited talk
In February 2022 Dr Daniele Di Mitri was invited to present at The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, United States.   The HCII institute is one of the largest and most renowned institutes in the field of Education Technologies, Human-Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence in Education. Dr Di Mitri was invited to present in the group led by Prof Vincent Aleven. In his talk, entitled "Artificial Intelligence and Multimodal Learning Experiences for Supporting Distance Learning", Dr Di Mitri presented the newly formed topic cluster in Artificial Intelligence in Education formed at the DIPF, its current research projects, foci and directions. The presentation was a chance to update on the existing Leibniz funded project ALICE. The visit to the CMU was also an opportunity to meet with…
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Guest Lecture at New York University

Guest Lecture at New York University

Invited talk
While in his research visit to the United States, Dr Daniele Di Mitri was invited to present at the Brown Bag presentation series organised by the Faculty of Educational Communication and Technology which is part of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. What Is a Brown Bag Meeting? A brown bag meeting is an informal meeting or training that generally occurs in the workplace around lunchtime. This type of meeting is referred to as a brown bag meeting or a brown bag seminar because participants typically bring their lunches, which are associated with being packed in brown paper bags. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeXrDohRnUU Presentation Title: Restoring Context in Distance Learning with Artificial Intelligence and Multimodal Learning Experiences with Daniele Di Mitri Presentation Date: Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 | 12:00 pm…
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Guest Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University

Guest Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University

Invited talk
On 18th November 2021, Dr Daniele Di Mitri was invited to give a guest lecture to the Human-AI Interaction course at Carnegie Mellon University. The course is organised by Haiyi Zhu, Steven Wu and it resonates with Di Mitri's seminar Responsible AI for Human support. Abstract of the guest lecture: This guest lecture will focus on artificial intelligence in education. We start the lecture with a short history of AI systems in education; we will then introduce the concept of Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS), the idea of providing automatic and personalised feedback for learners and provide some examples of modern ITSs. Additionally, we look at alternative and more indirect applications of AI in education and their potential support and benefits in education. Finally, we consider how modern multimodal and multi-sensor interfaces…
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Invited talk at new Data Science in Education Center at PHZH, Switzerland

Invited talk at new Data Science in Education Center at PHZH, Switzerland

Invited talk
On 09.11.21 Hendrik Drachsler gave an invited talk on Learning Analytics - Data Science in den Bildungswissenschaften at a newly founded Data Science in Education Center the Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich. Hendrik reflected on the process of applying learning analytics solutions within higher education settings, its implications, and the critical lessons learned in the Trusted Learning Research Program. The talk focused on the experience of edutec.science research collective consisting of researchers from the Netherlands and Germany that contribute to the Trusted Learning Analytics (TLA) research program. The TLA program aims to provide actionable and supportive feedback to students and stands in the tradition of human-centered learning analytics concepts. During his talk, Hendrik discussed lessons learned from implementing TLA systems for learning and teaching. He will touch on TLA prerequisites like ethics, privacy,…
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