HCI

EnglishBot: An AI-Powered Chatbot for Second Language Learning

Today, many students learn to speak a foreign language by listening to and repeating pre-recorded materials. This is due to the lack of practice opportunities with human partners. Leveraging recent advancements in AI, Speech, and NLP, we developed …

BookBuddy: Turning Digital Materials Into Interactive Foreign Language Lessons Through a Voice Chatbot

Digitization of education has brought a tremendous amount of online materials that are potentially useful for language learners to practice their reading skills. However, these digital materials rarely help with conversational practice, a key …

QuizBot: A Dialogue-based Adaptive Learning System for Factual Knowledge

Advances in conversational AI have the potential to enable more engaging and effective ways to teach factual knowledge. To investigate this hypothesis, we created QuizBot, a dialogue-based agent that helps students learn factual knowledge in science, …