Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
Members Capabilities
Natalie Person

Dr. Natalie Person is the Chair of the Psychology Department and the Director of the Learning, Language, and Technologies Lab. She has an interdisciplinary research program that bridges the fields of Psychology and Learning Sciences. Dr. Person is particularly interested in developing innovative programs and technologies that will improve science education in K-12 and college level classrooms. Her research interests include tutoring, conversational discourse, complex learning, question asking and answering, models of effective teaching, artificial intelligence, and affective computing. Dr. Person has received grant awards from the National Science Foundation, The Office of Naval Research, The Institute for Educational Sciences, The Institute for Defense Analyses, and the U.S. Congress.

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
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