April 16, 2019. The latest edition of the SIGEDU/BEA newsletter has been posted!
January 14, 2019. A new edition of the SIGEDU/BEA newsletter has been posted!
December 7, 2018. The 2019 BEA workshop has been accepted and will be co-located with ACL 2019 in Florence, Italy. The submission deadline is Friday, April 26th, 2019 and the workshop date is Friday, August 2nd, 2019. We hope to see you there!
SIGEDU is the Association for Computational Linguistics special interest group for building educational applications. SIGEDU organizes the annual workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications – colloquially known as the BEA Workshop. Anyone can become a member of SIGEDU. If you are interested, please fill out this form.
SIGEDU was founded in 2017 and is ACL’s newest SIG. SIGEDU has the following goals:
promote interdisciplinary interest in educational applications.
promote the exchange and distribution of recent developments within the field of educational technology development.
provide means and venues for exchanging news on cutting-edge technology and advances within the field.
promote collaboration both within the ACL community as well as between the ACL and other communities working on educational applications.
The 2018 NAACL Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications was held on June 5, 2018 in New Orleans, USA. Its proceedings are available online.
Joel Tetreault, Grammarly
Jill Burstein, Educational Testing Service
Ekaterina Kochmar, University of Cambridge
Claudia Leacock, Grammarly
Helen Yannakoudakis, University of Cambridge
SIGEDU adheres to the ACL Anti-Harassment Policy for the BEA workshops. Any participant of the workshop who experiences harassment or hostile behavior may contact any current member of the ACL Executive Committee or contact Priscilla Rasmussen, who is usually available at the registration desk of the conference. Please be assured that if you approach us, your concerns will be kept in strict confidence, and we will consult with you on any actions taken.