Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
Team Memphis Projects Capabilities
Type of Capacity
Status
Funding
Notes
R
D
S
Projects
Pa
Pr
Fu
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x
AutoTutor Lite
x
x
x
DoD
Develop for JKDDC and will be used in JKO
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x
Coh-Metrix
x
x
IES
The best set of computational linguistics tools that analyze written English text
x
x
iSTART
x
x
IES
helps high school students learn how to read by building explanations and using other reading strategies
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x
The Writing PAL
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x
IES
Helps students write better
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x
WPal
x
IES
Technology helps students write
x
Evaluation of ALEKS in after school settings
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x
IES
Evaluation of an ITS (ALEKS) in an after school program
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x
IDRIVE
x
x
x
IES
Using vicarious learning techniques to help students learn topics in classroom environments
x
Semantic analysis
x
x
x
Internal
Theoretical Analysis of Semantic Spaces
x
Semantic Analysis of Learning content
x
x
Internal
Server that offer services to analyze texts
x
Semantic Engine
x
x
x
Internal
Server applications that analyze semantics of language
x
x
Language across Cultures
x
x
NSF
Analyzing the discourse of leaders and people in several languages: Arabic, Chinese, Korean, English
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x
Question Generation
x
x
x
NSF
Automatically generated questions from well-formed English statements
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x
AutoMentor
x
x
NSF
Variation of Autotutor
x
x
MetaTutor
x
x
NSF
Self-regulated learning evaluated in an ITS system
x
x
x
QUAID
x
NSF
Helps writer write better questions
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x
Operation ARIES
x
NSF
A game environment with an eBook and agents to help students learn about critical thinking in science
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x
CircSysWeb
x
x
NSF
Hypermedia environment designed to collect traces of students' self-regulatory processes while learning
x
x
AutoTutor
x
x
x
NSF, ONR
Various AutoTutor implementations
x
Evaluation of AutoTutor
x
x
x
NSF, ONR
Analysis of different implementations of AutoTutor. Obtained learning effectiveness
x
x
IDA and LIDA
ONR
Intelligent Distributed Agent
x
HURAA
x
ONR
Facility that helps researchers on IRB applications, Funded by DoD/IDA
x
x
AutoCommunicator
x
UM Foundation
Integration of Searching and Tutoring
Type of Capacity - D=Development, R=Research, S=Services
Status: Pa=Funded in the past, Pr=Presently funded, Fu=Planned projects in the near future.
Total Funding Current $21M, $5M/year
The ADL-CITSRD is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis. Researchers associated with the center are faculty, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The center researchers have extensive experience in research, development, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
Research Capabilities
Cognitive studies of learning systems
Impact study of Learning Technology in Applied Settings
Development Capabilities
ITS enhancement of learning content
Service Capabilities
Usability Analysis for Learning Environments
Text Analysis Using Computational Linguistics Tools
Team Memphis Projects
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