Toni Earle-Randell

Ph.D Student, Human-Centered Computing, University of Florida

Toni is a Ph.D. student in Human-Centered Computing advised by Dr. Kristy Boyer. She was an undergraduate researcher in the LearnDialogue lab for a year before she became a Ph.D. student, and recieved her Bachelors degree at the University of Florida in May of 2022. Currently, she is part of the IntegrateAI and FLECKS projects.


Ph.D., Human-Centered Computing (Expected 2026)
   University of Florida

B.S., Computer Science (2022)
   University of Florida


journal articles
[1]The impact of near-peer virtual agents on computer science attitudes and collaborative dialogue. Toni Earle-Randell, Joseph Wiggins, Yingbo Ma, Mehmet Celepkolu, Dolly Bounajim, Zhikai Gao, Julianna Martinez Ruiz, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Maya Israel, Collin Lynch, Eric Wiebe. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, vol. 40, 2024, pp. 100646. [bib] [doi]
conference papers
[3]Integrating Natural Language Processing in Middle School Science Classrooms: An Experience Report. Gloria Ashiya Katuka, Srijita Chakraburty, Hyejeong Lee, Sunny Dhama, Toni Earle-Randell, Mehmet Celepkolu, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Krista G. Glazewski, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Tom McKlin. Proceedings of the 55th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Portland, Oregon, 2024, pp. To appear. [bib]
[2]Confusion, Conflict, Consensus: Modeling Dialogue Processes during Collaborative Learning with Hidden Markov Models. Toni V Earle-Randell, Joseph B. Wiggins, Julianna Martinez Ruiz, Mehmet Celepkolu, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Collin F. Lynch, Maya Israel, Eric Wiebe. The 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2023, pp. 615-626. [bib]
[1]Building the Dream Team: Children's Reactions to Virtual Agents That Model Collaborative Talk. Joseph B Wiggins, Toni V Earle-Randell, Dolly Bounajim, Yingbo Ma, Julianna Martinez Ruiz, Ruohan Liu, Mehmet Celepkolu, Maya Israel, Eric Wiebe, Collin F Lynch, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2022, pp. 1-8. [bib] [doi]