WIRED magazine featured Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto (Principal Investigator, grants from the W.M. Keck Foundation and NSF INSPIRE, IIS-1547178) discussing the RAVE Learning Tool Prototype.
The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children to Communicate This kid doesn't know it, but he’s kind of a big deal. Sitting in his mother’s lap, he looks at a mohawked robotic head, which periodically turns left to look at a computer screen with its big blue eyes. And the infant takes the cue, glancing at the screen, where a human avatar signs a nursery rhyme. Read the full article.
Save the Date: Fourth Annual Annual VL2 Knowledge Festival (2019)
The NSF-Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) will host its Fourth Annual Knowledge Festival in the early afternoon of Tuesday, May 14, 2019. More details will be shared in the coming months.