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We, as a national center, aim to provide inspiring thoughts, topics, and narratives around the use of educational technology. Check out this post to read more about Thought Leadership within the CIDDL framework.

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Why CIDDL? A Glimpse of Our Mission

Author: The CIDDL Team; The Center for Innovation, Design, and Digital Learning (CIDDL) team brings together known leaders in the areas of special education, early intervention, related services, educational …

May 13, 2021
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Designing for Use of Technology and Innovation

Author: CIDDL Team; Technologies designed based on UDL  The power of technology in improving student learning and engagement is contingent on its effective design and innovative use in various …

April 27, 2021
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Current State of Affairs: Technology in Preparation Programs

Author: CIDDL Team; Despite innovations in digital technology and instructional design, tools to improve student engagement, and opportunities for digital learning, multiple decades of research in educator preparation and …

April 21, 2021
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AI Episode 3: Implications for Thought Leaders and Policy Developers

Author: Matthew Marino; In Episode 1 and Episode 2, we briefly described Artificial Intelligence in education and discussed how an AI teaching assistant looks like. To continue the conversation, what will the …

April 19, 2021
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AI Episode 2: What Does An AI Teaching Assistant Look Like?

Author: Matthew Marino; Jill Watson, an AI teaching assistant developed at Georgia Tech, turned 5 this year. Jill has been steadily improving since her 2016 rollout in Ashok Goel’s …

April 15, 2021