By Jeremy Roschelle Key Ideas: On August 9, 2023, the National Science Foundation funded EngageAI Institute invited a national group of 80 educational practitioners, researchers, developers and funders to a day-long forum held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. As the day began, educators voiced excitement, uncertainty, and risk about Artificial Intelligence … Read more
By Megan Humburg1, Ph.D., and Dalila Dragnić-Cindrić2, Ph.D. 1Indiana University; 2 Digital Promise Key ideas: Our teams at the EngageAI Institute are working to build a narrative-centered, AI-driven educational game where students can investigate scientific problems by exploring a game world, chatting with different characters, and gathering evidence to solve a mysterious illness outbreak. As … Read more
In this post, Dr. Quinn Burke, Director of Computational Thinking Research at Digital Promise, talks with Dr. David Touretzky, Professor in the Computer Science department and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Carnegie Mellon University. Throughout their conversation, they discuss what education systems are currently in place within K-12 schools and the importance of teaching students about the disruptive technologies that are already present in their daily lives.
Pati Ruiz, Senior Research Scientist on Digital Promise’s Learning Sciences Research team, interviews Cindy Hmelo-Silver and Tiffany Barnes about how equity will be woven into the Engage AI Institute’s work.
Jeremy Roschelle, executive director of Digital Promise’s Learning Sciences Research, chats with Gautam Biswas and Mohit Bansal on their work in developing artificial intelligence (AI) agents and the power of emerging technologies that can develop narratives.