AI in Education Bi-weekly Digest aims to aggregate the latest news and posts related to AI in education, making it easy for educators and students to stay informed.
Events & Activities:
Analysis of the Connection of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with Educational Resources via Zoom - Dr Leon Lei from TELI, HKU, will investigate how educational resources, UN SDGs, and AI can work together in this practical workshop. Only basic Python programming skills are needed.
Generative AI Conference - The Chinese University of Hong Kong is planning to kickstart the first generative AI conference for Hong Kong higher education to allow stakeholders to express and exchange their views on the impacts of generative AI in education, including assessment, pedagogical and ethical implications.
News and Interviews:
Application of ChatGPT in Academia - The reply by the Secretary for Education of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gave a broad overview of the current status of the application of ChatGPT in education in Hong Kong.
Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter - Are you one of those who think that humans are not ready to harness AI? If so, you may consider putting your names on this open letter initiated by Elon Musk, who is one of the co-founders of OpenAI developing ChatGPT. If not so, you may take a look to understand their rationales.
AI Prompt Engineering: How Talking to ChatGPT Became The Hottest Tech Job with A Six-Figure Salary - This article explores the emerging job role of "AI Whispers" and the career prospects in AI literacy.
Ask an Expert: What Are the Ethical Implications of ChatGPT - This interview provides insights into the ethical implications of AI, especially ChatGPT, in light of the recent layoffs of AI ethics teams by big tech companies.
AI Changes Everything: We Need New Guardrails to Survive It. And Soon - The authors argue for the need for robust safeguards and regulations to address issues such as bias, privacy violations, and unintended consequences of AI applications. They propose a framework for ethical AI development and advocate for increased transparency and accountability in AI decision-making systems.
Articles & Blogs:
ChatGPT Explained: A Normie's Guide to How It Works - Everyone is talking about ChatGPT. This non-technical introductory post explains the basics of ChatGPT, making it accessible for people who are not well-versed in technical terminology.
Creative Ideas to Use AI in Education - This collaborative deck shares different educators' creativity in applying AI in education.
What Does Personalized Learning Look Like in An Age of Smart Machines - This fun read by Spencer Kagan discusses the potential benefits of using AI in the education sector to provide personalized learning experiences for students. The author highlights the importance of using AI to adapt learning content to suit individual students' learning styles and interests and suggests various tools and strategies for implementing AI in the classroom.
Use Cases of Artificial Intelligence in E-Learning - This blog post explores the various ways in which AI can be utilized to enhance online learning experiences. The author discusses AI applications such as personalized learning paths, natural language processing for chatbots, and intelligent tutoring systems. The post also highlights the potential benefits of implementing AI in e-learning, including improved student engagement and retention rates.
4 Universities in The UK Riding The AI Wave - The post discusses how four universities in the UK are leading the way in AI research and education, highlighting their contributions to AI-driven projects and initiatives, as well as their efforts to integrate AI into their academic programs.
Researchers Identify 6 Challenges Human Face with Artificial Intelligence - A study that identifies six challenges humans face in the context of artificial intelligence (AI). The challenges include trust, bias, control, accountability, transparency, and security. The study's authors suggest that addressing these challenges is crucial to ensure that humans can effectively collaborate with AI systems and avoid potential negative consequences.
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A Teacher's Prompt Guide to ChatGPT - Have you ever heard of "prompt engineering"? This guide takes you on a whirlwind tour to use ChatGPT in different teaching scenarios.
Elicit: The AI Research Assistant - Elicit is a research assistant based on GPT-3 to automate researchers' workflows, especially in different areas surrounding literature.
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