The National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education (AI-ALOE) was launched on November 1, 2021, as one of the first 18 AI research institutes funded and supported by the National Science Foundation. The Institute aims to lead the development of novel AI theories and techniques for enhancing and transforming online learning for adult learners in effectiveness, efficiency, access, scale, and personalization. It has been an extraordinary year for the institute as it has grown into an exceptional community of scholars, researchers, and partners working on a wide range of projects across the fields of AI and education.

Please join us to celebrate as we reflect on the past, present, and future impacts of using artificial intelligence in education. We welcome you to join the discussion, whether you are a researcher, educator, student, or just interested in learning more about AI-ALOE and AI in education.

Symposium Agenda

12:30 – 1:00 pm –  Welcome and AI-ALOE Overview

Ashok Goel
Professor & Executive Director of AI-ALOE
Georgia Tech

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Reimagining AI in Education: Perspectives from the NSF National AI Institute for Student AI Teaming

Sidney D’Mello
Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science and the Department of Computer Science
University of Colorado – Boulder

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Going Global

George Siemen
Professor & Executive Director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab, University of Texas – Arlington

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Learning Environments with Conversational Agents

Art Graesser
Professor, Department of Psychology and the Institute of Intelligent Systems
University of Memphis

4:00 – 4:15 pm – Closing Remarks

Chris Dede
Senior Research Fellow, Harvard University
Associate Director for Research of AI-ALOE