National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Prof. Gwo-Jen Hwang is Chair Professor of Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education in National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. He serves as an editorial board member and a reviewer for more than 30 academic journals of educational technology and e-learning. Currently, he is the associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Education (SSCI), the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Computers in Education.
Prof. Hwang has published more than 700 academic papers, including more than 180 SSCI journal papers. Owing to his reputation in academic research and innovative inventions in e-learning, he received the annual most Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Science Council of Taiwan in the years 2007, 2010 and 2013. Moreover, in 2016, he was announced by Times Higher Education as being the most prolific and cited researcher in the world in the field of social sciences:
Applications and Research Issues of Artificial Intelligence in Education
The advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has attracted the attention of researchers in the globe. However, it remains a challenging task for educational technology researchers to apply AI technologies to school settings, not to mention designing AIED (Artificial Intelligence in Education) studies. In this talk, Prof. Hwang is going to introduce the basic conceptions and applications of AI; following that, potential research issues of AIED are presented. In addition, several examples will be given to demonstrate how AI can be used to promote teaching and learning outcomes.