Lewis Johnson is an internationally recognized expert in AI in education. For his work on the the first Alelo immersive game, Tactical Iraqi, he won DARPA’s Significant Technical Achievement Award. He has been a past President of the International AI in Education Society, and was co-winner of the 2017 Autonomous Agents Influential Paper Award for his work in the field of pedagogical agents. He has been invited to speak at many international conferences such as the International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, and presented a Distinguished Lecture at the National Science Foundation. In his talk, Lewis examines these points…
1. Cloud-based cognitive services can accelerate the deployment and scaling of AIED systems.
2. Moving to the cloud provides access to volumes of learner data, which has profound implications for instructional design.
3. Technical and organizational barriers offer opportunities for innovators to occupy the high ground in the digital learning landscape.