Originally Held: March 20, 2017

In this COIL Conversation, Dr. Antonenko joins us virtually to discuss the pros and cons of using cognitive neuroscience frameworks and methods relative to the study of learning and personalization of education. These frameworks include Electroencephalography (EEG), functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) and eye tracking. The focus on the study of learning as a process will… Read more »

In this video, COIL Co-Director Larry Ragan interviews Sidney D’Mello, Associate Professor of Psychology and Computer Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Perspectives is a video interview series developed by the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University exploring emerging trends and forces in higher education with thought leaders from the world of online innovations.

Throughout… Read more »

Originally Held: July 8, 2016

Sidney D’Mello, Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, conducts research to explore the complex interplay between cognitive and affective states (e.g., confusion, frustration, mind wandering) during learning. He leverages the insights gained in that work to develop technologies that coordinate what learners think and feel in addition to what they know and do. During… Read more »

WHEN: July 8, 2016 from 1:15pm – 3:30pm EST
WHERE: 313 Keller Building, University Park, PA

In this open conversation, Dr. Sidney D’Mello will discuss additional projects that his team at the University of Notre Dame is working on and upcoming projects that they are excited about. One project involves fully automated analysis of classroom discourse using multimodal classroom analytics and… Read more »

Koraly Perez-Edgar and her team are creating a less expensive, mobile eye-tracking visor in order to better understand anxiety in children. According to Perez-Edgar, “Mobile eye tracking will enable us to get participants out of the lab so we can fine-tune our understanding of their thought processes and how they actually live their lives.”

In addition to her anxiety studies, Perez-Edgar is… Read more »