Dr Zagami is researching the automation of teaching: what aspects of teaching can be automated, what (if anything) cannot, and how automated systems can augment teaching and learning processes.
Dr Zagami is exloring to what degree chat systems can establish rapport and relationships with students.
Dr Zagami is exploring how robots can augment the teaching process and to what degree they can autonomously carry out aspects of teaching, in particular how they can individualise student interactions and differentiate instruction.
Dr Zagami works with a NAO humanoid robot, increasingly developing its AI software to enable it to teach and engage with students.
Dr Zagami is exploring the use of text analysis combined with neural networks to accurately identify criteria indicators in student submissions.