Below you can find details and slides from the past presentations and workshops given by iRead project members.

2020

The effects of textual enhancement on development in L2 derivational morphology: A multi-site longitudinal study

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2020 Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics – March 29, 2020, Denver, US


Inspiration cards workshops with teachers in early co-design stages of learning analytics

Co-authors:

  • Yvonne Vezzoli (University College London)
  • Manolis Mavrikis (University College London)
  • Mina Vasalou (University College London)

The 10th International Learning Analytics and Technology Conference LAK 2020 – March 23 – 27, 2020, Frankfurt, Germany


Information sharing day at Samuel von Brukenthal National College, Sibiu, Romania

Co-presenters:

  • Adrian Florea, (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu) (ULBS)
  • Delilah Florea (National College Samuel von Brukenthal)

Practitioner seminar held at at Samuel von Brukenthal National College – 28 Feb 2020


2019

Dialogue Seminars at ‘Framtidens lärande väst’ – Future Learning Event

Presenter:

  • Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg)

Conference: Framtidens lärande (Future Learning)

Find out more about the seminars held on 14/11/19 here


Transfer of Educational Skills from Games to Classroom tasks – A Case Study using iRead to Improve Reading and Writing

Co-authors:

  • Kay Berkling (DHBW)
  • Roger Gilabert Guerrero (University of Barcelona)

Workshop paper presentation at GamiLearn 2019 conference held on 22/10/19


‘MadeinUCL’ Festival – Showcasing The iRead Project at UCL’s public engagement event

Presenter:

  • Manolis Mavrikis (UCL Knowledge Lab)

Find out about ‘MadeinUCL’ held on 5/10/19 here and read more about the iRead project’s involvement in our newsletter


Researchers Night in Sibiu, Romania – Presenting the iRead Projects apps to children and families

Co-presenters:

  • Ioan Mihu (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu)
  • Deborah Florea (Local high school student)

Read more about the Sibiu researchers night , held on 27/09/19 in our blog


Researchers Night in Greece – Presenting the adaptive and personalised features of the Navigo game

Co-authors:

  • Dionysis Panagiotopoulos (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Kostas Karpouzis (National and Technical University of Athens)

Find out more about the Researchers Night events held on 27/09/19 here. Also access more info about the event in our blog


iRead workshop at the Göteborg Book Fair

Co-presenters:

  • Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg)
  • Ylva Hård af Segerstad (University of Gothenburg)

Read more about the Göteborg Book Fair iRead workshop, held on 26/09/19 and Götenburg Book Fair


iRead: Infrastructure and Integrated Tools for Personalized Learning of Reading Skill

Co-authors:

  • Panagiotopoulos Dionysis (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Antonios Symvonis (National and Technical University of Athens)

Presenter: Symvonis Antonios (National and Technical University of Athens)

Conference: IISA 2019, The 10th International Conference on Information Intelligence Systems and Applications, 15-17 July 2019, Patras, Greece


Presenting the iRead Project at the Effects 2019 Science Festival

Presenter:

  • Kay Berkling (DHBW)

Find out more about the Effects 2019 Science festival, held on 20/07/19 here


Interactive and Personalized Activity eBooks for Learning to Read: The iRead Case

Co-authors:

  • Nick Deligiannis (Patakis Publishers)
  • Dionysis Panagiotopoulos (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Panagiotis Patsilinakos (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Chrysanthi Raftopoulou (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Antonios Symvonis (National and Technical University of Athens)

Conference: AIED 2019, The 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, June 25th – 29th 2019, Chicago, USA

AIED workshop 

Access the paper and presentation here 


Online processing of voice morphology by children with reading difficulties and beginning readers

Co-authors:

  • Michaela Nerantzini (University of Ioannina)
  • Maria Mastropavlou (University of Ioannina)
  • Theophany Christou (University of Ioannina)
  • Marika Lekakou (University of Ioannina)

Presented at the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference, Majorca, Spain on June 26, 2019


What’s Missing: The Role of Instructional Design in Children’s Games-Based Learning

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  • Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab)
  • Mina Vasalou (UCL Knowledge Lab)
  • Wolmet Barendregt (University of Gothenburg)
  • Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg)
  • Andrea Révész (UCL Applied Linguistics)

2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Glasgow, UK, 6th May 2019


Designing a comprehensive evaluation method for learning games – a general approach with specific application to iRead

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  • Kay Berkling (DHBW)
  • Roger Gilabert Guerrero (University of Barcelona)

 

GameFIN Conference 2019, Levi, Finland, April 8-10 2019


Towards personalised reading games for primary school children: the role of adaptivity and learning analytics

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  • Manolis Mavrikis (UCL Knowledge Lab)
  • Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL Psychology and Human Development)

Birkbeck University of London Knowledge Lab Seminar Series, March 27 2019


2018

The iRead Apps: Personalised Reading Technologies for Children

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  • Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab)

 

European Literacy Network 1st Literacy Summit, Porto (Portugal), 3 November 2018


Opening up the opportunity spaces for learning analytics design

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  • Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL Psychology and Human Development)

University of Padova (Italy) Department of Psychology Seminar Series, 8th October 2018


The iRead Project: Designing an engaging, multi-lingual, personalized and adaptive reading game for children

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  • Mina Vasalou (UCL Knowledge Lab)
  • Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab)

University of Sussex Department of Informatics Seminar Series, 9th October 2018


Tablet-based Reading Games for Dyslexia in the Primary Classroom – a workshop for primary teachers

Learnus Workshop 2

Facilitators:

  • Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab)
  • Mina Vasalou (UCL Knowledge Lab)
  • Emma Sumner (UCL Psychology and Human Development)
  • Liz Herbert (UCL Psychology and Human Development)
  • Manolis Mavrikis (UCL)
  • Caroline Shott (Learnus)

Interactive Personalized eBooks for Education

Co-authors:

  • Stavros Droutsas (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Panagiotis Patsilinakos (National and Technical University of Athens)
  • Antonios Symvonis (National and Technical University of Athens)

Presenter: Panagiotopoulos Dionysis (National and Technical University of Athens)

Conference: IISA 2018, The 9th International Conference on Information Intelligence Systems and Applications, July 23th – 25th 2018, Zakynthos, Greece

 


Verktyg för individuellt lärande av engelska på läsplattan: testa iRead!

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  • Ylva Hård af Segerstad (University of Gothenburg)
  • Leona Johansson Bunting (University of Gothenburg)
  • Wolmet Barendregt (University of Gothenburg)

#PopUpDig – Conference on the Digitalisation of Schools, 19th June 2018


Designing an engaging, multi-lingual, personalised and adaptive reading game for children

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  • Laura Benton (UCL)
  • Drew Wilkins (Fish in a Bottle)

UCL Knowledge Lab Seminar Series, London, UK, 12 June 2018

Watch the seminar recording here: https://mediacentral.ucl.ac.uk/Play/12716


The effect of syntactic complexity on sentence processing by children with reading difficulties and beginning readers

Presenters:

  • Maria Mastropavlou (University of Ioannina)
  • Michaela Nerantzini (University of Ioannina)
  • Theophany Christou (University of Ioannina)
  • Marika Lekakou (University of Ioannina)

Language Disorders in Greek 7, Athens, 2-3 June 2018


Spel för att lära sig engelska

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  • Wolmet Barendregt (University of Gothenburg)
  • Ylva Hård af Segerstad (University of Gothenburg)
  • Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg)

The International Science Festival Gothenburg – School Program, 18th and 27th April 2018


A Critical Examination of Feedback in Early Reading Games

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  • Laura Benton (UCL)
  • Mina Vasalou (UCL)
  • Kay Berkling (DHBW)
  • Wolmet Barendregt (University of Gothenburg)
  • Manolis Mavrikis (UCL)

University of Lincoln Games Research Network, 23rd May 2018

2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Montreal, Canada, 24th April 2018


2017

“Yay, you got it right” : Challenging the reliance on verification feedback on games-based learning

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  • Mina Vasalou (UCL)
  • Laura Benton (UCL)

University of Birmingham HCI Seminar Series, 27 September 2017

University of Leeds School of Education Research Seminar, 15 November 2017


Gamification in the Classroom

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  • Mina Vasalou (UCL)
  • Laura Benton (UCL)

UCL Centre for Inclusive Education Professional Learning Network in Specific Learning Difficulties, 4 July 2017 


iRead: individualiserade och intelligenta teknologier för lästräning

Presenters:

  • Wolmet Barendregt (University of Gothenburg)
  • Ylva Hård af Segerstad (University of Gothenburg)
  • Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg)

PopUpDig 2017


Introduction to iRead

Presenter:

  • Mina Vasalou (UCL)

H2020 Networking Event on Learning, Multilingualism and Accessibility, Luxembourg, 27th March 2017

COST Action Meeting for Literacy, Zagreb, Croatia, 30th March 2017