iTalk2Learn Events

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iTalk2Learn events

  Upcoming Events

3d iTalk2Learn Review meeting 8 – 9 December
London The consortium will present an overview of the project results achieved through the summative evaluation. There will be a live demonstration of the iTalk2Learn platform, followed by dedicated workshops on specific aspects including intuitive platform interaction, speech recognition and speech analysis for affect recognition.

Past Events

Date: 14/09/2015 – 16/09/2015
3rd International Conference on Education & Educational Psychology (PAEPS 2015)
Partners from RUB will be discussing under which conditions collaborative learning is efficient within Productive Failure, and results of an explorative process data analysis at Institute of Psychology of the University of Kassel. Germany.

Date: 15/09/2015 – 18/09/2015
10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015)
Partners from UHi discussed a new approach for further improving the affect recognition performance in Toledo, Spain. The approach is proven by experiments on low-level speech features extracted from data which was collected in a study with German students solving mathematical tasks.

Date: 25/08/2015 – 29/08/2015
16th Biennial EARLI for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI 2015)
RUB presented iTalk2Learn at 16th Biennial European Conference in Limassol, Cyprus. In addition, RUB researchers are co-authors of a paper on another project which is related to our work in iTalk2Learn.

Date: 14/07/2015
British Human Computer Interaction conference (
IOE presented about the iTalk2Learn project at the Workshop on the Use of Learning Research and Theory to Inform the Design of Educational Games at the British HCI conference 2015. Lincoln, UK.

Date: 13/07/2015 – 18/07/2015
39th Annual Conference of International Group for Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 2015)
IOE represented iTalk2Learn in an international meeting of mathematics educators and researchers in Hobart, Australia, where shared their work and interests at the Annual Conference ‘Mathematics Education: Climbing Mountains, Building Bridges’.

Date: 26/06/2015 – 30/06/2015
8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2015)
IOE and UHi represented iTalk2Learn project in a leading international forum for high-quality research. Shedding light on the learning processes, this research mines large data sets in order to answer educational research questions. Madrid, Spain.

Date: 24/06/2015 – 27/06/2015
12th International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching (ICTMT12).
IOE presented iTalk2Learn at 12th International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching in Faro, Portugal. ICTMT 12 was hosted by the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (FCT) of the University of Algarve, that develops its activity in the field of training and lifelong learning, research, as well as in scientific and technical dissemination in many fields including Electronics and Computer Engineering, Physics, and Mathematics.

Date: 22/06/2015 – 26/06/2015
17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2015)
IOE and BBK presented iTalk2Learn at 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education in Madrid, Spain, the next in a longstanding series of biennial international conferences for high quality research in intelligent systems and cognitive science for educational computing applications.

Date: 07/06/2015 – 11/06/2015
11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2015)
RUB participated in the major international event in Gothenburg, Sweden, the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, which gathers together people involved in all aspects of the field, including research, education, training and technology.

Date: 23/05/2015 – 25/05/2015
Annual International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2015)
UHi and BBK took part in the annual International Conference on Computer Supported Education that gives an overview of the state of the art as well as upcoming trends, promting discussion about the pedagogical potential of new learning and educational technologies in the academic and corporate world. Lisbon, Portugal.

Date: 29/03/2015 to 01/04/2015
20th ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (ACM IUI 2015)
BBK presented the conference paper “Light-Bulb Moment? Towards adaptive presentation of feedback based on students’ affective state” at IUI 2015 in Atlanta, USA.

Date: 11/03/2015 to 15/03/2015
Konferenz der Gesellschaft für empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF 2015) [Conference of the Society of empirical educational research]
Eine quasi-experimentelle Studie zur Bedeutung des kooperativen Lernens im Productive Failure Lernansatz [RUB conducted a quasi-experimental study investigating the impact of collaborative learning within the Productive Failure approach]

Date: 25/01/2015 to 30/01/2015
29th Conference on Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI15)
iTalk2Learn presented the paper “Integration and Evaluation of a Matrix Factorization Sequencer in Large Commercial ITS” at AAAI15.

Date: 10/11/2014 to 12/11/2014
IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI)
iTalk2Learn presented the paper “An SVM Plait for Improving Affect Recognition in Intelligent Tutoring Systems”.

Date: 23/09/2014 to 25/09/2014
BERA Annual Conference 2014
iTalk2Learn presented the paper “Designing interactive representations for learning fractions” at the BERA Annual Conference (Hansen, Geraniou, Mavrikis).

Date: 22/09/2014 to 26/09/2014
37th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2014)
iTalk2Learn presented the paper “Local Feature Extractors Accelerating HNNP for Phoneme Recognition” at KI 2014.

Date: 21/09/2014 to 25/09/2014
DGPs 2014
At Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychology, iTalk2Learn presented the paper “Eine Quasi-experimentelle Studie zur Rolle kooperativen Lernens für die Effektivität des Productive Failure Ansatzes [Investigating the impact of collaborative learning on the effectiveness of Productive Failure]”. The paper presents a study investigating the effects of exploratory learning activities when learning fractions in individual or collaborative learning settings.

Date: 16/09/2014 to 19/09/2014
ECTEL 2014
iTalk2learn submitted several papers to ECTEL 2014. Our fifth project meeting was in Graz, co-located with the conference.

Date: 17/09/2014
Shropshire Cross-phase Mathematics Conference
Alice Hansen was invited to speak as a keynote speaker to the conference with the remit of talking about teaching fractions generally and the iTalk2Learn project specifically. 85 teachers were in attendance and 30% signed up to hear more about the project and how they could use the platform and Fractions Lab in their classrooms.

Date: 15/09/2014 to 16/09/2014
iTalk2Learn Sixth General Meeting
The sixth General Meeting took place in Graz, Austria.

Date: 27/08/2014 to 29/08/2014
iTalk2Learn representatives attended these two EARLI SIG conferences in Rotterdam, Germany.

Date: 12/7/2014  
Continuing Professional Development Day (Ormskirk, England)
Presentation to primary teachers with an interest in mathematics education.

Date: 07/07/2014 to 11/07/2014
The 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2014)
iTalk2learn presented the paper ‘Minimal Invasive Integration of Learning Analytics Services in Intelligent Tutoring Systems’ at ICALT 2014.

Date: 04/07/2014 to 07/07/2014
The 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM2014)
iTalk2learn, in collaboration with other EU projects, ran a workshop at EDM2014.

Date: 25/06/2014 to 27/06/2014
International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS)
iTalk2Learn presented the paper ‘Automatic Subclasses Estimation for a Better Classification with HNNP’ at ISMIS. The paper presented an approach for improving the classification performance in phoneme recognition.

Date: 23/06/2014 to 27/06/2014
International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS)
ICLS took place in Boulder, Colorado, USA. iTalk2Learn presented the paper “Does collaboration affect learning in a Productive Failure setting?” as part of the symposium “Combining Generation and Expository. Instruction to Prepare Students to Transfer Big Ideas Across School Topics” (Glogger, 2014).

Date: 05/06/2014 to 06/06/2014
iTalk2Learn Fifth General Meeting
Partners met in London for project overview, compared actual status vs. plan, discussed sequencing structured tasks, task-dependent and task-independent support with focus on trials, speech recognition and speech production. Also WP5 evaluation has been started in order to get a defined structure and content for the annual report on WP5.

Date: 17/05/2014
Mathematics Specialist Teachers Day Meeting (Ormskirk, England)
Mathematics Specialist Teachers working on a Masters’ level programme: Key note lecture on errors and misconceptions in mathematics with a focus on fractions.

Date: 10/05/2014
Mathematics Specialist Teachers Day Meeting (Birmingham, England)
Mathematics Specialist Teachers working on a Masters’ level programme: Key note lecture on errors and misconceptions in mathematics with a focus on fractions.

Date: 14/04/2014 to 17/04/2014
British Congress of Mathematics Education
iTalk2Learn representatives, IOE, attended BCME 2014. BCME is the largest mathematics and mathematics education conference in the UK.

Date: 01/04/2014 to 03/04/2014
iTalk2Learn at CSEDU 2014
iTalk2Learn representatives, UHi, attended CSEDU 2014, the International Conference on Computer Supported Education. It is a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies – such as iTalk2Learn.

Date: 27/03/2014 to 28/03/2014
iTalk2Learn Fourth General Meeting
During the meeting partners defined priorities for the next three months such as sequencing implementation, speech data collection and transcription, and Fractions Lab and Fractions Tutor translation and pilot. Partners’ presentations on status in each work package have been discussed and further directions approved by project Coordinator and Steering committee.

Date: 20/03/2014 to 22/03/2014
Education Show 2014
iTalk2Learn partner, Whizz Education, attended The Education Show 2014, where information about the project was made available in one of the UK’s largest education trade shows.

Date: 17/03/2014 to 21/03/2014
GDC 2014
iTalk2Learn partner, Testaluna, attended GDC 2014, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California.

Date: 14/03/2014
Mathematics Specialist Teachers Day Meeting (Ormskirk, England)
Mathematics Specialist Teachers working on a Masters’ level programme: Key note lecture on errors and misconceptions in mathematics with a focus on fractions.

Date: 10/03/2014 to 14/03/2014
iTalk2Learn at CeBIT
Learn representatives, UHi, attended CeBIT 2014, the world’s largest computer expo. CeBIT was held in Hannover, Germany between 10 and 14 March and hosted by Deutsche Messe AG (DMAG).

Date: 07/03/2014
Mathematics Specialist Teachers Day Meeting (Birmingham, England)
Mathematics Specialist Teachers working on a Masters’ level programme: Key note lecture on errors and misconceptions in mathematics with a focus on fractions.

Date: 01/03/2014
British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics
iTalk2Learn met Mathematics Education Researchers, teachers and teacher educators.

Date: 07/02/2014
iTalk2Learn at FP7 Concertation Meeting
iTalk2Learn representatives attended the FP7 Concertation Meeting for all FP7 e-learning projects. This was a great opportunity for discussion regarding cooperation between iTalk2Learn project and other e-learning projects.

Date: 22/01/2014 to 25/01/2014
iTalk2Learn at BETT 2014
iTalk2Learn partners, Whizz, represented the project at BETT 2014. BETT (The British Educational Training and Technology Show) is a world-leading education technology and training show is a great opportunity to find out about the project, as well as what else is on the market. Every year, around 35,000 educational professionals attend the show, with over 700 solutions providers and commercial partners in attendance.

Date: 25/09/2013 to 27/09/2013
Third Project Meeting
During this General Meeting at partner RUB’s base in Bochum, Germany, the consortium as a whole was lucky enough to to receive a demonstration of aspects of an early version of the iTalk2Learn platform. Some very exciting ideas were discussed around the idea of speech recognition usage in the resultant platform, and methods of adaptation according to student’s needs – which should all contribute towards an optimal tutoring experience!

Date: 16/07/2013
LASI 2013
iTalkLearn followed closely the Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI 2013) in Stanford. A series of meetings were held in LKL and interesting discussions relevant to iTalk2Learn ensued after each panel session.

Date: 13/03/2013 to 15/03/2013
Education Show 2013
iTalk2Learn partner, Whizz Education, attended The Education Show 2013, where information about the project was made available.

Date: 07/02/2013 to 08/02/2013
Second Project Meeting
The second project meeting has been held, during the second quarter of the project. This time, the base was at the London Knowledge Lab, where partners IOE and BBK are based. Some interesting concepts were discussed around current learning models, such as Whizz, in addition to possible improvements to these models.

Date: 22/01/2013 to 25/01/2013
BETT 2013
iTalk2Learn partner, Whizz Education, attended BETT 2013, where information about the project was made available.

Date: 08/11/2012 to 09/11/2013
Kickoff Meeting
The iTalk2Learn kickoff meeting took place at Hildesheim, Germany on 8th and 9th of November 2012.
Day 1: Partner introductions and work package description presentation and discussion.
Day 2: Steering committee meeting, followed by a discussion about the architectures and other platform issues.

Date: 01/11/2012
Project Begins
iTalk2Learn officially started on 1st November 2012.

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