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March 28 - April 1, 2022: Welcome, Jake Elick!

April 1, 2022

This week we welcome our new Strand 2 Professional Research Assistant and Lab Manager, Jake Elick!

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March 21 - 25, 2022: Register for Our AIED Workshop!

March 21, 2022

The website for our AIED workshop is up and running! Visit now to learn more about the workshop as well as how to register and submit your papers. Call for papers ends June 27!

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March 14 - 18, 2022: Hot Off the Presses—iSAT's Spring 2022 Newsletter

March 18, 2022

Learn about what iSAT has been up to this Spring! Learn more about the work of our three research Strands and our Design Sprint.

Design Sprinters sort their ideas for the AI Partner into possible metaphors.

A Metaphorical Sprint - Brainstorming Metaphors for our AI Partner

March 17, 2022

In an effort to dive deeper into cross-strand collaboration, and to form concrete ideas that reflect the joint work of the Institute in its initial year and a half, the first iSAT Design Sprint was successfully conducted as a three day immersive in-person in mid-December, 2021. Consisting of 15 iSAT...

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March 7 - 11, 2022: iSAT Principal Investigator Presents at CU Boulder

March 7, 2022

Our very own Principal Investigator, Dr. Sidney D'Mello, will give a special leature at CU Boulder on Wednesday, March 11 at 1:20pm MT. His talk, titled, From Individuals to Groups: It's a Multimodal Multiparty , discusses the exciting frontier in AIED for modeling and supporting groups of students in collaborative...

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February 28 - March 4, 2022: Drs. Thomas Philip and Michael Chang Visit iSAT!

March 4, 2022

Our UC Berkeley researchers, Drs. Thomas Philip and Michael Chang, flew into Boulder to present at this week's Institute of Cognitive Science colloquium! Their talk, titled Learning as Entwined with Ideologies: Theoretical, Methodological, and Pedagogical Possibilities and Implications, explored how ideologies, particularly racial ideologies, are intertwined with learning. Their talk...

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February 7 - 11, 2022: Congrats, iSAT Trainee Grant winners!

Feb. 11, 2022

This week we announced the winners of our iSAT Trainee Grants! A big congratulations to Ananya Ganesh, Kaleb Bishop, Layne Jackson Hubbard, and Srinjita Bhaduri!

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January 31 - February 4, 2022: Just the Facts

Feb. 4, 2022

iSAT is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Check out this NSF fact sheet to see how they've funded various Colorado institutions and innovative AI projects.

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January 18 - 21, 2022: iSAT Featured in Denver Public Schools Video!

Jan. 21, 2022

iSAT's work with Denver Public Schools middle school students and teachers was featured in this awesome video !

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January 10 - 14, 2022: iSAT Student Forum

Jan. 14, 2022

The iSAT Student Forum—a professional development program designed to help prepare our students for future opportunities across interdisciplinary fields including artificial intelligence, collaborative problem solving, learning sciences, and more—has taken on the work of fleshing out the metaphors for our AI Partner this week!