13 May 2024 News

SCITEED 2024 – International Congress & Exhibition on Current Trends on Science Technology Education


Avellis Chair of ICoRSA and ITARSA was invited speaker to this conference and presented the paper on GENDER INCLUSIVE CHATBOT FOR STEM EDUCATION.

One of the aims of this paper is to tackle diversity and inclusion of girls in science through the digital living mentoring and learning hub. The project of the paper builds on bringing informal learning into the classroom, driving engagement through co-design thinking principles building on the practical informal maker-style activities to develop resilience in learners and mentoring guide to provide important guidance and the process of “instrumententalising”.

Hence, to take ownership of materials and adopting and adapting and repurposing the artefacts into ‘instruments’. These ‘instruments’ of bring an act of learning to an owned artefact, enable capacity building.

The Research Methodology and Approach as well as the Originality and innovative aspects of the research programme will also be addressed, as well as a scenario of usage of the chatbot “mentor-me” as an illustrative example of application of the research concepts.

Gianna Avellis presented the paper on the 23 April 2024 in the session of GENERTIVE AI AND EDUCATION and received a positive feedback from the participants of the session.