Carnegie Mellon University

Robo Tutor Team

RoboTutor Team Led By Carnegie Mellon’s Mostow Wins $1 Million as Global Learning XPRIZE Finalist

Led by CMU’s Jack Mostow, RoboTutor is educational technology that incorporates cognitive tutors pioneered by Dietrich College researchers. The goal is to increase basic literacy and numeracy for children, and it will now be field-tested in Africa.


Simon Initiative

New Educational Technology Projects Receive CMU ProSEED Funding

Part of the university’s Simon Initiative, the projects will leverage CMU’s learning engineering ecosystem and integrate learning research with data-driven, innovative educational practices.


LearnLab Summer School

Educators Tap Into Data

LearnLab Director Ken Koedinger noticed his lab's summer school was different from years past. Interests spiked in creating online courses and interpreting the data collected by digital tools to provide evidence that students are learning.


Teacher

Failure To Embrace New Teaching Techniques Not Just About Fear of Embarrassment

There are many reasons why academics shun new pedagogical styles, say Lauren Herckis, Richard Scheines and Joel Smith.