University Calendar Event Details
Computer Science Symposium Lecture: Dr. Bruce M. McLaren - "The Educational Software Gold Rush: How Can the Learning Sciences Help?"
- Mon, November 26, 2012 @ 06:30 PM
- Room 149, Roddy Hall
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- This event is free and open to the public.
Description: On November 26, the computer science department's fall 2012 symposium lecture will feature Dr. Bruce M. McLaren, a senior systems scientist at Carnegie Mellon University and adjunct principal researcher at Saarland University, Germany, who will discuss how science is being used to provide a firm foundation for the "educational software gold rush." This event will be held at 6:30 p.m. in room 149 of Roddy Hall.
About McLaren: McLaren has a keen interest in collaborative learning and technology for supporting and analyzing collaborative argumentation. In addition to his research background, McLaren worked for more than 20 years in the commercial sector, applying research ideas to practical problems using Artificial Intelligence techniques. He has more than 100 publications spanning peer-reviewed journals, conferences, workshops, symposiums and book chapters. McLaren holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Millersville University, a master's degree in computer science and a Ph.D. and master's degree in intelligent systems, all from the University of Pittsburgh.
Ticket Information: This event is free and open to the public.