Educational Technologies

Educational Technologies

Education Technology refers to an area of technology devoted to the development and application of tools (including software, hardware, and processes) intended to promote education.


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Examinator: A Plagiarism Detection Tool for Take-Home Exams
Examinator automatically compares pairs of take-home exams to select which should be manually checked for plagiarism.

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY The Scientific Way of Thinking using VERA - Part 2
Virtual Ecological Research Assistant (VERA)
Accelerating scientific discovery using AI technologies.

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Shape Machine
Shape Machine is a new computational technology that fundamentally redefines the way shapes are represented, indexed, queried and operated upon. The technology solves the problem of shape matching in vector graphics for lines and arcs and for the...

VERA - The Virtual Ecological Research Assistant
Virtual Ecological Research Assistant (VERA)
Accelerating scientific discovery using AI technologies.

Using AI to understand the spread of COVID-19
Virtual Ecological Research Assistant (VERA)
Using AI to understand the spread of COVID-19 is part of accelerating scientific discovery using AI technologies.

Virtual Teaching Assistant: Jill Watson
Virtual Teaching Assistant: Jill Watson
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty discussing "Jill Watson" (an AI teaching assistant) with Dr. Ashok Goel. It has been said that Jill Watson is the most famous teaching assistant in the world. Jill's origin actually is quite humble. She was conceived in summer...

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Virtual Teaching Assistant: Jill Watson
A human teaching assistant discusses "Jill Watson" (an AI teaching assistant). It has been said that Jill Watson is the most famous teaching assistant in the world. Jill's origin actually is quite humble. She was conceived in summer 2015 with the...

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Convergence Innovation Competition
The Convergence Innovation Competition (CIC) is a unique competition open to all Georgia Tech students and is run in both the Fall and Spring semesters. Each year the categories in the CIC are defined by our Industry partners who provide mentorship...

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Designing a Contextualized Educational Tool for Multi-Pollutant Air Quality Data
Most public sources reporting air quality data either present the value without sufficient supports for deeper exploration of multiple pollutants or are robust data repositories that are too technical to be accessible to non-scientific audiences....

In-Home Technology to Understand Mild Cognitive Impairment
In-Home Technology to Understand Mild Cognitive Impairment
As part of the Cognitive Empowerment Program, our team in the Everyday Computing Lab uses in-home technology to learn more about Mild Cognitive Impairment and how it affects adults.

Crowd-Sourced Tools to Help Employees with Disabilities Make Accommodation Decisions
Crowd-Sourced Tools to Help Employees with Disabilities Make Accommodation Decisions
Georgia Tech is developing two online tools to help employees with disabilities and their employers figure out what types of accommodations (e.g., assistive technologies, strategies, universal features) might help them perform their jobs. Work...

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Helping children with dyslexia read faster using Augmented Reality
Augmenta11y is an Augmented Reality (AR) app that helps people with learning disabilities like dyslexia easily read textual material in the real world using their smartphones and tablets. By giving users customizable font styles, background colors,...

CopyCat: Helping Young Deaf Children Acquire Language Skills Using Sign Language Recognition
CopyCat: Helping Young Deaf Children Acquire Language Skills Using Sign Language Recognition
CopyCat and PopSign are two games that help deaf children and their parents acquire language skills in American Sign Language. 95% of deaf children are born to hearing parents, and most of those parents never learn enough sign language to teach...

Wearable Technology Designer's Web Tool
Wearable Technology Designer's Web Tool
The Wearable Technology Designer's Web Tool WTDWT is a tool that leads designers / developers through a series of questions about their wearable technology project. The questions are designed to force designers to think of all options at the...

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FossilVR: Using Virtual Reality to integrate science and ELA topics for K-5 students
Fossil VR is a virtual reality tool that allows students to accompany a paleontologist into the field to find fossils and make observations and inferences about their findings.

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Elementary Student Adjustment Tracker
A platform that allows teachers, counselors and parents to follow student's adjustment behaviors.

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An Accessible Tool for Exploring Coal Pollution Data
This project, the winner of the 2020 EmPOWER Air Data Challenge from the US EPA creates an online tool for exploring relationships between coal power plant emissions, wind currents, and local health impacts. 

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An Online Platform for Career Related Mentorship for Graduate Students
Seeking mentorship and advice is a key activity in a graduate student’s career development, specifically when transitioning from academia, and looking for job opportunities. While multiple sources of career-related information are available to...

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Audo: A Sound-Based Virtual Coworking Space
Before the onset of the pandemic, we used to be able to visit public places, like library and cafes, where we could work and enjoy the atmosphere of having others around. But then the pandemic hit, and with it came remote work where many were forced...

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Children's Educational Water Play
MS-HCI Master Project-Partnered with Children's Museum of Atlanta, our project aims to develop a water play that educates children under 12 years old with a limited knowledge base about concepts of plastic pollution and the protection of ocean life.

Crossroads: Transgender Education for Greek GT Students
Crossroads: Transgender Education for Greek GT Students
Our project develops a mobile teaching tool for cisgender Greek fellows/allies that promotes empathy-building in relation to their transgender and nonbinary peers. The tool aims towards the cisgender members of Greek life on Georgia Tech's campus....

Developing a K-2 Remote Art Education Platform
Developing a K-2 Remote Art Education Platform
This study will be focused on studying and developing teaching and technological supports to facilitate remote art instruction and art museum exhibits in K-2 education.

Gmail Inbox Assistant
Gmail Inbox Assistant
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the design of a system to help people manage email overload. The system visualizes data of addresses sending emails to the user’s Gmail account, and allows the user to block or filter messages from listed...

In Tune: A tool to improve 1:1, online piano lessons
In Tune: A tool to improve 1:1, online piano lessons
For my master's project, I designed In Tune - a tool to improve 1-1, online piano lessons for beginner to intermediate students and their teachers. My design enhances the connection and collaboration between a teacher and a student and helps them...

Reflecting on Ethics Through Interactive Gameplay
Reflecting on Ethics Through Interactive Gameplay
An interactive fiction game, looking at the labor dynamics in a clothes factory, one of the first factories to be set up in the U.S.

Tangible and Auditory Periodic Table for Visually Impaired Students
Tangible and Auditory Periodic Table for Visually Impaired Students
This project is focused on designing a tangible and auditory periodic table educational tool for visually impaired and sighted students.

The STEAM Playground: An Educational Home Experience
The STEAM Playground: An Educational Home Experience
The STEAM Playground is an augmented reality fraction learning experience with storytelling and tangible artifacts. With help from the Georgia Department of Education, we pinpointed student issues with learning and comprehending fractions and...

Visual Analogies
Visual Analogies

Visual analogies on intelligence tests.



Building Blocks: Learning Visual Design Independently
Building Blocks: Learning Visual Design Independently
Designing a curriculum builder that provides curated resources to learning the fundamentals of visual design.

The emPrize project - Agent Smith
The emPrize project - Agent Smith
As part of the Jill Watson Suite of Tools for Education, Agent Smith enable anyone to build their own agents.