Summer Intern – Sam Knight

Please give a warm welcome to Sam Knight (s1503602@sms.ed.ac.uk), a 3rd year Computing Science student, who has joined us in the role of Teacherbot UG Intern today.

Sam’s main responsibilities include:

  1. Liaising with stakeholders to agree the form and functionality of the new service, including the School of Education group which developed the “Teacherbot” pilot
  2. Creating chatbot definitions in AIML, and migrating existing chatbot definitions to AIML
  3. Configuring and managing the Pandorabot system, including bot definitions, user access, social media integration
  4. Co-ordinating a trial of the new Teacherbot service, alongside the academic team in the School of Education
  5. Helping support early-adopters to get the best out of the service
  6. Managing the web and social media presence of the project
  7. Reporting on adoption and usage
Sam is joining my Interactive Content team within Web, Graphics & Interaction service and will be with us for the next 2 months.  He will be working on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday each week and is based in Argyle House, Floor H-West.
We wish Sam well and I’m sure he will enjoy his time with us.
You can follow his progress via the project blog and Twitter account @Teacherbot_News.
Kind regards, Stewart Lamb Cromar
“Summer” by Carl Larsson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Teacherbot DLAM Services Intern

Please welcome our latest team member Chloe Young, a 2nd year geology student who  joined the Digital Learning Application & Media (DLAM) team earlier this week. Chloe will be working with both the Learn and Teacherbot services as a summer intern.

Best wishes, Stewart

This illustration, called Edinburgh: condensed compresses the distances between the city’s landmarks and iconic sights, bringing them together for the first time.
[Terri Po, 2nd year BA (Hons) Illustration]

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