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Program Co-Chairs

Mutlu Cukurova
UCL Knowledge Lab Institute of Education University College London
United Kingdom

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Nikol Rummel


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Dr. Nikol Rummel is a Full Professor and head of the Educational Psychology Lab in the Institute of Educational Research at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. Her research focuses on instructional support for learning in computer-supported settings, with a focus on CSCL and on developing and evaluating adaptive collaborative learning support. Moreover, she develops methods for analyzing collaborative process data, in particular chat data and audio-video recordings of student dialog in combination with log data of students' learning processes. Dr. Rummel is president of the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). She is Associate Editor of the Journal of the Learning Sciences, and Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, and of Learning & Instruction. She has been and is PI and Co-PI on numerous research grants by international funding agencies, such as: the DFG (German Science Foundation), the European Union, the US National Science Foundation (NSF), and the US Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

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Denis Gillet
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

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Dr. Denis Gillet leads the Interaction Systems Group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), where he is also a board member of the Center for Learning Sciences and affiliated with the Center for Intelligent Systems. He served as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies and is a member of the IEEE Education Society Standards Committee. Dr. Gillet is the technical coordinator of a series of European initiatives in technology enhanced learning, such as Go-Lab, an innovation action for STEM education with online labs. He is also collaborating with international and non-governmental organizations for supporting digital capacity building in the global south. He is currently leading the Swiss Digital Skills Academy, a national initiative for promotion open educational resources and platforms. Dr. Gillet is the co-founder and the President of the Swiss EdTech Collider, an incubator for startups and nonprofit enterprises in digital education. He is also to co-founder and the President of the Graasp.org Association promoting digital education and open science solutions for social impact. ... More >>


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