Are Students Reading the Textbook?: Where Artificial Intelligence and Learning Science Meet

Join Dr. Rachel VanCampenhout (VitalSource) and Heather Dean (ISU Bookstore) for a presentation on research surrounding the effective use of artificial intelligence (AI) within digital textbooks in teaching and learning. The BookShelf CoachMe tool has been implemented and tested in select courses at Iowa State University, and was initiated from VitalSource’s award-winning research on the effectiveness of the “Doer Effect”, a Learn-by-Doing approach based on learning science that improves the overall study experience by helping students discover what they know and where to focus next. The reading and practice data from our study helped us answer the question “Are they reading the book?”

Participants can expect:

  • Review and results of the study conducted at Iowa State University
  • Demonstration of the AI and Learning Science in action with the BookShelf CoachMe tool
  • Receive information on how to implement in future course

Iowa State’s Immediate Access Digital Course Material program is powered by the ISU Book Store + VitalSource.  Bringing affordability, access, and learning to all students. VitalSource’s BookShelf CoachMe technology was launched in January 2022 as a free tool for students and faculty, designed to optimize teaching and learning for maximum results.  VitalSource is the leading education technology solutions provider committed to helping partners create, deliver, and distribute affordable, accessible, and impactful learning experiences worldwide. powering new, cutting-edge technologies.

Note: This Event Will Be Recorded

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