PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carnegie Learning, Inc., a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL), announced today that it is a proud sponsor of the 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2015). Carnegie Learning’s Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Steve Ritter, Ph.D., and Research Scientist, Stephen E. Fancsali, Ph.D., will be in attendance to present current research findings.
AIED 2015, a conference for high quality research in intelligent systems and cognitive science for educational computing applications, is taking place in Madrid, Spain, from June 22-26, 2015. Dr. Ritter will be presenting industry and innovation reports on Differentiation and Mastery Learning in Practice: Metrics and Visualizations for Cognitive Tutor Algebra (co-authored with Dr. Fancsali and with Ambarish Joshi, Carnegie Learning Research Analyst) and Small Improvement for the Model Accuracy Big Difference for the Students (co-authored with Michael Yudelson, Ph.D., Carnegie Learning Research Scientist).
“Carnegie Learning is a mathematics publisher that uses cognitive science as the cornerstone for instructional design. Our math curricula are based on research conducted by our outstanding research team,” stated Erin Simmons, COO. “As active participants in the scientific community, our research team has conducted an exceptional amount of research in the mathematics and cognitive science field. They frequently share their findings in journals and at conferences such as AIED. Our research team is continuously collecting and analyzing data and feedback to enhance our curricula and improve how math is taught to the next generation.”
Dr. Ritter was instrumental in the development and evaluation of Cognitive Tutor® for mathematics, a two-time SIIA CODiE™ Award Winner. Additionally, he is the author of numerous papers on the design, architecture and evaluation of Intelligent Tutoring systems and has served as chairman on the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee working group on tool-agent communication.
The Carnegie Learning team will also be present at Education Data Mining (EDM) 2015 in Madrid, Spain, following the AIED 2015 conference, where they will release four papers on topics such as adaptive learning, knowledge tracing, and causal relationships between student activity and learning outcomes in Cognitive Tutor.
Carnegie Learning offers a learning environment that extends beyond traditional textbook learning in mathematics. Based on more than 20 years of research into how students process and learn mathematical principles, Carnegie Learning blends consumable, write-in textbooks with adaptive digital, online tools and resources to create a personalized learning path for each student.
For more information on Carnegie Learning and its research, visit www.carnegielearning.com.
About Carnegie Learning, Inc.
Carnegie Learning is a publisher of innovative, research-based mathematics software and textbooks for middle school and high school students aligned to national and state education standards. Providing differentiated instruction in schools across the United States, Carnegie Learning is helping students to succeed in math as a gateway to graduation, college, and the 21st century workforce. Carnegie Learning, located in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) and is the sole source provider of Cognitive Tutor® and MATHia® Software for students in grades 6-12. Carnegie Learning®, Cognitive Tutor® and MATHia® are registered trademarks of Carnegie Learning, Inc. For more information, visit www.carnegielearning.com.