Share Paper: The Digital Tutor: A Concept, A Passion, A Reality

  1. Adil Khan, University of North Texas, United States
  2. Jennie Larry Johnson, University of North Texas, United States
  3. Courtney De La Cruz, University of North Texas, United States
Tuesday, November 5 4:15 PM-5:30 PM Galerie 1-3

Abstract: Many world-class universities offer free K-12 online MOOCs, but only a few of the deserving students benefit from this platform of education. Studies show that only three to five percent of students enrolled in MOOCs complete their course. For children with less self-discipline as compared to adults, this success rate could be much lower. Moreover, the MOOCs are not structured coursework that would satisfy high school completion requirements. A possible solution to help eradicate illiteracy may use AI technology in teaching the masses. A Digital Tutor (DT) while applying adaptive learning methodology uses Lyrebird, an AI digital voice engine. Upon ...