We are thrilled to extend our invitation to you for the upcoming section of the ELT Workshop Series, titled “Because Writing Matters”, featuring a distinguished speaker from Vantage. This session will delve into the realm of an evidence-based system that offers customized and instantaneous AI-powered feedback to students and teachers, leading to significant improvements in writing skills.
Date & Time: Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 9:30 PM (GMT+8)
Venue: Online Zoom Meeting
We are confident that this workshop will provide you with valuable insights, practical strategies, and resources to enhance your instructional practices. We encourage you to actively participate, ask questions, and engage in discussions with fellow participants.
Your presence at the 5th section of the ELT Workshop Series is vital to the success of this event. We kindly request you to register your seat today to secure your spot. If you have any inquiries or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Paul Edelblut is the Vice President of Global Operations for Vantage Labs based in the USA. Pauls’ nearly 30 years of experience in both education and technology include a number of posts including; teacher, trainer, author, and product developer. Mr. Edelblut is known for his contributions on more than 7 books in the field of medical licensure and for bringing Artificial Intelligence to large scale writing assessments at GMAC, ACT, ACER, ACARA, the US-CIS and the United Nations.
Recently, Paul has focused on leveraging AI to provide instant feedback on student writing to dramatically improve outcomes around the world. Paul has published more than 50 papers and presented at more than 150 conferences. His recent chapter in Adaptive Instructional Systems (Springer 2020) highlights the power of AI to provide real-time adaptive feedback to students leading to dramatic improvements in knowledge.
Dr Jarrod Hingston
Dr Jarrod Hingston is ACER’s Director of School and Early Childhood Education Services based in ACERs head office in Melbourne. In this role he oversees 30 of ACER’s programs and projects including PAT, ISA, IBT, PAIS and ACER’s scholarship assessments. Dr Hingston has almost 20 years of experience in project delivery, student assessment and government policy and practice.
He headed the Abu Dhabi Education Council’s Student Assessment and Examinations Division, managing government schools examinations and reporting, national assessment programs including the External Measurement of Student Achievement (EMSA) and the implementation and analysis of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining ACER in 2017, Dr Hingston worked at the Victorian Department of Education and Training as a policy advisor for transitioning Victorian schools to online national and classroom assessment.