Business Lecture: Innovation in Education (a Cambridge Network event)


Business Lecture: Innovation in Education (a Cambridge Network event)

Tasks such as language recognition, assessment and marking are rapidly being automated, helping students and teachers to be productive, to plan and collaborate. The fast-moving world of technology can provide resources and virtual environments to enable teachers and trainers to motivate and engage with their students.

Dates 1 May 2018 - Download as vCalendar
Opening times 6pm for 6.30pm start.
Cost Free (members) / £50.00+VAT (non-members)
Venue Hauser Forum, The Entrepreneurship Centre, 3 Charles Babbage Road, CB3 0GT
Organiser name Sara Baxter

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Free £50.00+VAT

Event details:

Business Lecture: Innovation in Education (a Cambridge Network event)

With lifelong learning at work a necessity now, technology can help us prepare for a future of engaged and resilient employees.

Speaker: Prof Ted Briscoe, Director of the Institute for Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA), Cambridge Language Sciences, University of Cambridge.

Professor Ted Briscoe is Professor of Computational Linguistics at the Computer Laboratory in the University of Cambridge, where he has been a member of staff since 1989. His broad research interests are computational and theoretical linguistics and automated speech and language processing. He directed and was heavily involved in the teaching of the MPhil in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Technology, taught jointly with the Engineering Department.

Agenda

6.00pm        Registration and networking over coffee

6:30pm:       Speakers and Q&A

8:00pm        Further networking over nibbles and wine and a chance to follow up with the speaker

8:30pm        Event closes

 

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