UW MSR Summer Institute 2012
Crowdsourcing Personalized Online Education
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Dates of Institute @ Suncadia Resort


List of resources mentioned during meeting here.

List of abstracts here.


  • Technical meetings will be in "Owens A" on Wednesday/Thursday and "Miller" on Friday. Session break-out rooms will be in varying locations.
  • Breakfasts will be in "Owens A" or "Owens B" on W/TH and "Miller" on F.
  • Lunches and dinners will be in varying locations.

Tuesday, July 17

7:30-9:00 pm Welcome Reception (Owens B)

Wednesday, July 18

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast (Owens A)
9:00-9:30 am Opening Remarks (Dan Weld)
9:30-10:00 am Jennifer Widom: From 100 Students to 100,000
10:00-10:30 am Coffee break
10:30-11:30 am Perspectives from Educational and Cognitive Psychology
11:30 am-1:00 pm Lunch (Owens B)
1:00-2:45 pm Insights from Research on Intelligent Tutoring Systems
2:45-6:00 pm Outside activities: hiking, biking, canoeing
6:15-7:30 pm Dinner and discussions (Owens B)
7:30-8:30 pm Luis von Ahn: DuoLingo: Learn a Language for Free while Helping to Translate the Web

Thursday, July 19

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast (Owens B)
9:00-10:00 am Zoran Popović: Engaged Learning: Discovering New Learning Pathways
10:00-10:30 am Coffee break
10:30-11:45 am Text, Natural Language Processing, and Tutorials (Owens A)
11:45 am-12:30 pm Andrew Ng: The Online Revolution: High-Quality Education for Everyone
12:30-2:30 pm Breakout sessions over lunch (box lunches to take to breakout spaces)
2:30-3:15 pm Reports from breakout sessions
3:15-5:15 pm Break
5:15-6:00 pm Ed Dieterle and Emily Dalton Smith: It is All About the Outputs
6:00-7:30 pm Dinner (Owens B)
7:30-9:00 pm Peer Review and Teaching in Online Education

Friday, July 20

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast (Miller)
9:00-9:45 am Panos Ipeirotis: What should I learn next? Discovering Economically-Rewarding Education Paths
9:45-10:00 am Coffee break
10:00-10:45 am Applying Crowdsourcing Lessons to Education
10:45-11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am-12:00 pm Expanding Education's Reach
12:00-12:30 pm Closing Remarks (presentation slides) (Eric Horvitz)
12:30-2:30 pm Lunch and group discussion (Miller)

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Last updated: 31 July 2012