2016

  • Sep 17: Two OMSCS students join and three return to LucyLabs for Fall 2016. Dustin Watts and Mason Gallo join LucyLabs for Fall 2016, accompanied by the return of Thom Kenney, Snejana Shegheva, and Sam Bartlett. Welcome, all!
  • Sep 03: Three short papers accepted to Learning with MOOCs 2016. Three additional papers have been accepted as posters for Learning with MOOCs III in Philadelphia on October 6th and 7th. Congratulations to authors Amanda Madden, Damian Durruty, Ashok Goel, and David Joyner!
  • Jun 16: Paper accepted to Learning with MOOCs 2016. “Scaling the human expert’s role in large online programs” has been accepted for publication at Learning with MOOCs III. The paper is authored by David Joyner and covers efforts to increase human touch in Udacity's Nanodegree programs through expert project review and mentorship. Congratulations, David!
  • May 20: Six OMSCS students join LucyLabs for Summer 2016. Adelene Sim, Thom Kenney, Jace van Auken, Snejana Shegheva, Bhavin Thaker, and Damian Durruty have joined LucyLabs for projects during the Summer 2016 semester. Welcome, all!
  • Apr 25: David, Dana, and Chaohua present at Learning @ Scale 2016. David Joyner, Dana Sheahen, and Chaohua Ou are in Edinburgh, Scotland presenting our five papers. All five presentations are part of the conference's flipped sessions, and the pre-recorded presentations are available here.
  • Apr 15: Learning @ Scale Flipped Presentations Now Available. For our five Learning @ Scale papers, we are participating in a flipped session. This entails filming the presentation in advance. The presentations are open to the public and now available.
  • Apr 07: David Joyner wins the CoC Doctoral Dissertation Award. David Joyner has been selected as the winner of the 2016 College of Computing Doctoral Dissertation Award. The award will be presented on April 25th at the CoC Award Luncheon.
  • Mar 29: David Joyner wins the Lockheed Excellence in Teaching Award. David Joyner has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Lockheed Excellence in Teaching Award. The award will be presented on April 25th at the CoC Award Luncheon.
  • Feb 26: David Joyner joins C21U. Effective today, David Joyner has joined the faculty for the Georgia Tech Center for 21st Century Universities.
  • Feb 13: Ashok Goel Delivers Paper to EAAI 2016. In Phoenix, Arizona today, Ashok presented "Design of an Online Course on Knowledge-Based AI" at the 6th Symposium on Educational Advances in AI.
  • Feb 10: Fifth Paper Accepted to Learning @ Scale 2016. "TAPS: A MOSS Extension for Detecting Software Plagiarism at Scale", co-authored by Dana Sheahen and David Joyner, has been accepted as a short paper to Learning @ Scale 2016. Congratulations, Dana and David!
  • Jan 11: Sam Bartlett joins LucyLabs. Sam Bartlett has joined LucyLabs for the Spring 2016 semester, continuing his work on developing mobile apps for increasing student retention in online classrooms by reducing the cognitive load.
  • Jan 11: Saurav Jha joins LucyLabs. Saurav Jha has joined LucyLabs for the Spring 2016 semester, continuing his work on developing solutions to group formation in online classes.

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