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GIFTSYM9 CALL FOR PAPERS

Mark your calendars!! We are excited to announce GIFTsym9 will take place 26-28 MAY 2021!!
Added by Burmester, Elyse about 2 months ago

CALL FOR PAPERS ANNOUNCEMENT!!

GIFTSym9 is the ninth annual Generalized Intelligent Framework for Tutoring (GIFT) Users Symposium. GIFTSym9 invites GIFT designers, developers and practitioners to submit technical papers about their ideas, experiences, and lessons-learned in using GIFT to author and evaluate Adaptive Instructional Systems (AIS).

GIFT is an open source, empirically-based, service-oriented framework of tools, methods and standards to make it easier to author computer-based tutoring systems (CBTS), deliver and manage instruction, and assess the effect of adaptive instruction, CBTS, components and methodologies. GIFT is being developed under the Adaptive Tutoring Research Science & Technology project at the Learning in Intelligent Tutoring Environments (LITE) Laboratory, part of the US Army Combat Capability Development Command – Soldier Center’s Simulation and Training Technology Center (CCDC-SC STTC).

Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome:

•Full papers (5-10 pages using template) describing design, application, and/or science-based potential enhancements to GIFT.
•Short papers (3-4 pages using template) describing standards opportunities for AISs. This will form the basis for a separate session on the applicability of standards for AIS development.
•Demonstration (3-4 pages using template) showcasing mature use cases that highlight advancements in GIFT’s utility across performance assessments, pedagogical reasoning and coaching, data visualization, adaptive and intelligent training, and after action reviews.

Submission Schedule

Abstracts are required to be extended abstracts (minimum 800 words) covering the focus of your paper, results/conclusions and recommendations.

Abstract Submission Deadline - 14 March 2021
Acceptance Notification - 26 March 2021
Paper Submission Deadline - 06 May 2021
Presentation Submission Deadline – 21 May 2021
GIFTSym9 – 26-28 May 2021, Virtual

List of Topics
•AI and Machine Learning for AISs
•Collective and Team-Based Methods
•Measurement and Assessment
•Standards for Adaptive Instructional Systems (AISs)
•Authoring Tools
•Domain Modeling
•Individual Learner Modeling
•Instructional Management
•AIS Architecture and Ontology
•After Action Review (AAR)
•Competency Modeling
•AIS Dashboards and Visualizations
•Interoperability and Learning Ecosystems Future and Emerging Concepts

Program Committee
•Dr. Benjamin S. Goldberg (Program Chair)
•Dr. Anne M. Sinatra
•Dr. Keith Brawner
•Dr. Greg Goodwin
•Dr. Joan Johnston
•Dr. Jeanine DeFalco
•Ms. Elyse Burmester
•Mr. Michael Hoffman

Publication
GIFTSym9 proceedings will be published by U.S. Army Combat Capability Development Command - Solider Center (CCDC-SC)

Venue
The conference will be held virtually. More details will be shared as GIFTSym9 approaches.

Contact
All questions about submissions should be emailed to Dr. Goldberg at 

The full Call for Papers for GIFTSym9 can be viewed at: https://easychair.org/cfp/GIFTSym9

You can submit your abstract using the EasyChair GIFTSym9 submission site at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=giftsym9


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