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Jan 3, 2024 BEA 2024 Shared Task

The BEA 2024 workshop at NAACL will feature the Multilingual Lexical Simplification Pipeline (MLSP) shared task. Looking forward to your participation!

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Dec 21, 2023 BEA 2024 Shared Task

The BEA 2024 workshop at NAACL will feature a shared task on Automated Prediction of Item Difficulty and Item Response Time. Looking forward to your participation!

Oct 13, 2023 Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor Job 2023

The School of Computing and Information (SCI) and Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) at University of Pittsburgh seek to hire a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor (SCI) and Research Scientist (LRDC) at the confluence of Artificial Intelligence and Learning Science.


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.

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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.

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.


Anti-Harassment Policy

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.