The Simon Initiative - Carnegie Mellon University

The Simon Initiative Vision

A data-driven virtuous cycle of learning science research and innovative educational practice causes demonstrably better learning outcomes for students from any background or place.

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Dr. King's Dream and the American University: A Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture

Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, delivered a Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture at CMU on January 26, 2015.

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Why Simon?

CMU's history in the learning sciences began in the 1950s, when Nobel Laureate and CMU Professor Herbert A. Simon became one of the founding fathers of artificial intelligence.

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Global Learning Council

The GLC, chaired by CMU President Subra Suresh, convenes academic and industry leaders to develop standards, ethics, protocols and best practices for learning.

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