EATEL doctoral academy award 2018

On Thursday 6th September 2018, at the EC-TEL 2018 conference happening in Leeds, the U.K. I was awarded the EATEL doctoral academy "Martin Wolpers" award 2018.

The Martin Wolpers student award grants EUR 700 to the research project of the most promising young researcher to either present his/her work at an international conference or to participate in a relevant educational activity to further support the awardee’s to progress in her/his professional career.

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#FestivalOfLearning in London

From the 27th to the 30th of July I attended the 19th AIED conference taking place during the Festival of Learning at UCL in London, the U.K. The event featured three co-located conferences: the International Conference of Learning Science (ICLS), Learning at Scale (L@S) and Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED). The conference was highly participated (around 1000 attendees) and allowed for cross-pollination between different communities. I attended only AIED and in this post I try to summarise my experience.
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The golden mean in learning

If you do research in the field of learning science there is almost certainly one point in which you realise how difficult is to model and describe a learning process. Among the human cognitive processes, learning is definitely one of the most complex and fascinating, as it encompasses several dimensions including as motivation, knowledge, emotional states.

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