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How ChatGPT Can Help Foster Purposeful Learning
As educators, we seek to engage students in ways that help them find purpose and meaning in their work. ChatGPT can help us support their learning if we use it creatively.
A Snapshot of AI Tools to Create and Curate Content in Higher Education
ChatGPT(link is external) caused a stir on its release in that it seemed to have the ability to write meaningful content quickly — and much of it was useful, although not all.
Is ChatGPT Triggering a New or Transformed Pedagogy?
ChatGPT3 was launched in November 2022 and has sparked a huge amount of investigation and conversation about its potential role in education. From our vantage point of March 2023, what might the impacts on pedagogy be?
AI In Higher Education Reminds Us of the Borg Catchphrase from Star Trek: “Resistance Is Futile”
For those who aren’t familiar with the popular sci-fi series Star Trek, the Borg are a group of cyborgs who aim to achieve perfection through the assimilation of the technologies and knowledge.
Background on AI in Higher Education
Information and context on AI’s impact in the field of higher education.
AI in Education - Three Things to Stop, Improve and Start
Stop, Improve, Start is a six-part series that looks at current trends and research to help faculty, instructors, and education and training providers meet the evolving needs of students. Three Things About AI in Education is the first instalment in the series.
Dr. Tony Bates - What are the Myths, Realities and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Learning Analytics?
In this webinar recording, Tony Bates (one of the world-leading authorities on open and distance learning) shares his thoughts about these developments.
Learning Experiences, Course Creation and Learner Support
AI used to support teaching and learning.
Chatbots as "Always Available Tutor" The New World of 24/7 On Demand Learning Support for Students
Machine learning is now being used for a variety of applications, especially in health care where both IBM Watson and DeepMind are being used to "read" medical records.
Ten Facts About Learning Analytics
Learning analytics involve the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of data about learners and contexts in which learning takes place, with the aim of improving the teaching and learning environment.
10 Steps to Ensure Your Analytics on At-Risk Students Get it Right
Analytics can be a powerful tool to identify students at-risk of failing or dropping out. But sometimes analytics gets it wrong, and if used in inappropriate ways, can be very harmful to both the students and the institution.
How Faculty and Instructors are Successfully Experimenting With Artificial Intelligence to Support Their Teaching
Using pre-programmed responses, automated feedback automatically reacts to learner's input, giving immediate correction of errors.
Dr. Stephen Murgatroyd - How to Use Chatbots and Intelligent Systems to Provide 24/7 Tutoring to Students
As instructors shift from a content-focused learning model to one which is more engaging to students, students have more questions and require more support.
Artificial Intelligence Applications in Distance Education
Though educational methods such as distance and e-learning have addressed our modern, knowledge-based society's requirement for innovation approaches to performing educational activities, room for improvement still exists.
Learning Analytics in Higher Education - Current Innovations, Future Potential, and Practical Applications
Predictive analytics and the use of analytics for systematic improvement in recruitment, retention, student support and learning design is a growing focus for many higher education.
Artificial Intelligence and Learning Futures: Critical Narratives of Technology and Imagination in Higher Education
This book explores the implications of artificial intelligence’s adoption in higher education and the challenges to building a sustainable system of schooling.
Assessment, Grading and Examinations
Using AI to develop and mark assignments, projects and examinations.
Ten Radical Ways Assessment is Changing
More and more, faculty and instructors are thinking differently about assessment. They are seeing it as a continuous rather than occasional process, a collaborative activity focusing on verifying knowledge, competence and capabilities rather than status within a group of learners.
Laura Jo Gunter - Creative Approaches to Assessing Micro-Credential Skills and Competencies
Will emerging technologies have an impact on what micro-credentials look like? Will assessment on demand and assessment-only credentials make an appearance in Canada?
Academic Policy and Concerns About AI - Ethics, Bias and Equity
AI and academic policies, compliance and challenges.
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.
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.