Academic Policy and Concerns About AI - Ethics, Bias and Equity
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly advancing and making a significant impact in various fields, particularly in education. Contact North | Contact Nord aims to keep you informed about the latest developments in AI being implemented in higher education globally.
Five Ways Online Learning Can Turn into an Unmitigated Disaster
Although there are many examples of successful online learning all over the world - from self-paced with peer and educator engagement to highly structured and engaged - it is critical to accept the reality that in some cases, online leanring is an unmitigated disaster.
When ChatGPT Makes It Easier to Cheat
Academic misconduct is a growing problem in higher education, with reports suggesting the number of cases rose dramatically during the pandemic and continue to rise.
How to Guide Faculty: Navigating the AI Avalanche in Higher Education as an Academic Administrator
As educators, it’s our job to be curious and to systematically research and test innovation to sort out valid from inept tools. The same applies to the (not so) new AI technology that is taking the world by storm.
Algorithms of Oppression - How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
This book was published in February 2018, but had a big impact throughout 2019. It explores the ways in which search engine bias discriminates against those of colour, certain races and women.
Digital Agency in Higher Education - Teaching and Learning
We have been hearing about the transformation of colleges and universities for close to one hundred years, but what is happening now as a result of COVID-19 is the exploration of the ways in which technology can transform teaching and the experience of learning.
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Business, Education and Healthcare
This research and evidence-based collection of papers explores the adoption and deployment of artificial intelligence in a range of fields, including education.
Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World
Meredith Broussard argues that our collective enthusiasm for applying computer technology to every aspect of life has resulted in many poorly designed systems.
Making AI real: Ideas for Starting Your Corporations Artificial Intelligence Journey
The ideas in this book will help you and your team address the issues that block your path to reaping the benefits of using AI to solve real-world problems and support your objectives.
Awkward Intelligence: Where AI Goes Wrong, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do about It
Artificial intelligence expert Katharina Zweig offers readers the inside story of AI, explaining how many levers computer and data scientists must pull for its supposedly objective decision making.
Digitalization of Higher Education: Opportunities and Threats
This collection of papers examines the current status of digitalization in higher education, emphasizing lessons to be learned for the ongoing transformation, what it means for the future and how we can shape the direction and scope of the coming changes.