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Project Title: The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training, and Certification Pathways

PIN: PGA-STEP-13-02         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academy of Engineering
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Board on Higher Education & Workforce
Board on Science Education
Board on Testing and Assessment
NAE Office of Programs
Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy

Shivakumar, Sujai

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Computers and Information Technology; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Medicine; International Issues; Labor Force Issues; Policy for Science and Technology

Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce: The Role of Digital Tutors
October 26, 2017 - October 26, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Fred Lestina
Phone: 2023343286


Committee on the
Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs:
Education, Training, and Certification Pathways

In cooperation with
The Institute for Defense Analyses

Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce:
The Role of Digital Tutors


October 26, 2017

The Lecture Room
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

9:00 AM Welcome
David Chu, NASEM Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs

9:10 AM The Digital Tutoring Opportunity
John Dexter Fletcher, Institute for Defense Analyses

9:30 AM Panel I: Design, Development, and Effectiveness of Digital Tutors
Moderator: Ray Perez, Office of Naval Research

Learning with Cyber-Tutors
Arthur C Graesser, University of Memphis

Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Kurt VanLehn, Arizona State University

Building Intelligent Interactive Tutors
Beverly P. Woolf, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:40 AM Panel II: Applications for Digital Tutoring in Workforce Development
Moderator: Harry Holzer, Georgetown University

Improving Student Achievement Neil T. Heffernan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Enhancing the Skilled Technical Workforce
Jennifer McNelly, 180 Skills

Training the Military Workforce
Lt. Gen. Gina M. Grosso, U.S. Air Force

An Educator’s Perspective
Mark Zientek, Toledo Technology Academy


Noon Concluding Roundtable
Moderator: David Chu, Institute for Defense Analyses

Eva Baker, University of California at Los Angeles
Alan Lesgold, University of Pittsburgh
LeAnn Wilson, ACTE
Enrique Shadah, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12:45 PM Adjourn