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Jun 18, 2024 Panel: Large Language Models (LLMs) and their Impact on Education

NAACL 2024 featured a panel discussion on the impact of large language models (LLMs) on education, with panelists Karen Matías (National Autonomous University of Mexico), Swapna Somasundaran (ETS), Victoria Yaneva (NBME), and Ekaterina Kochmar (MBZUAI).

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Apr 15, 2024 BEA 2024 Accepted Papers

We are happy to announce the list of papers accepted to BEA 2024! We received a total of 88 submissions to the main workshop track. After careful review, we approved 38 papers, leading to a 43% acceptance rate.

Apr 8, 2024 AIED24 - Workshop on Automated Evaluation of Learning and Assessment Content (EvalLAC)

The First Workshop on Automated Evaluation of Learning and Assessment Content will be held at AIED24 in Recife, Brazil in July 2024.


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BEA 2022

The 2022 NAACL Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications was held in Seattle, Washington on Friday, July 15, 2022.


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