Austin Tate

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Austin Tate

Year of graduation

2012

My experience on the course

One of my roles was to develop the distance learning offerings from the School of Informatics. I joined in the MSc in e-Learning 2011-2012 to improve my knowledge of digital education and on-line teaching and assessment mechanisms.

What I'm doing now

Professor of Knowledge-Based Systems.  I created the AI planning MOOC which was delivered via Coursera to over 100,000 students from 2012 to 2015.

Publications

Publications and links relating to my dissertation:

Tate, A. (2013) 'Activity in Context' - Planning to Keep Learners 'in the Zone' for Scenario-based Mixed-Initiative Training in Virtual Worlds, OpenSimulator Community Conference 2013 (OSCC-2013), 7th-8th September 2013.

http://www.aiai.ed.ac.uk/project/ix/documents/2013/2013-OSCC-Tate-Activi...
https://youtube.com/watch?v=tOl19PSCyEI

Tate, A. (2012) 'Activity in Context' - Planning to Keep Learners 'in the Zone' for Scenario-based Mixed-Initiative Training, MSc in e-Learning Dissertation, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, 9th August 2012.
http://atate.org/mscel/assignments/Mscel-Dissertation-Tate.pdf