Members of the EdMedia-MRG participated at the 23rd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII 2021), that was held virtually from the 24th – 29th of July 2021. Two papers from our work with chatbots in higher education, have been presented, namely, a paper presented by Dr. Olia Tsivitanidou, reflecting our ongoing work for the envisioned uses and best practices of chatbots in Higher Education, and a paper presented by Dr. Fotis Frangoudes, concerning a review of chatbot uses in medical and healthcare education, as a joint effort of EdMedia-MRG, ITICA-MRG and HealthXR-MRG.
Tsivitanidou, O., & Ioannou, A. (2021, July). Envisioned Pedagogical Uses of Chatbots in Higher Education and Perceived Benefits and Challenges. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 230-250). Springer, Cham. 10.1007/978-3-030-77943-6_15
Frangoudes, F., Hadjiaros, M., Schiza, E. C., Matsangidou, M., Tsivitanidou, O., & Neokleous, K. (2021, July). An Overview of the Use of Chatbots in Medical and Healthcare Education. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 170-184). Springer, Cham. 10.1007/978-3-030-77943-6_11
The work has been supported by the Erasmus+ projects EDUBOTS (grant agreement no: 612446), CEPEH (Grant Number 2019-1-UK01-KA203-062091), and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 (grant agreement No. 739578).