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AI in Education Bi-weekly Digest - Issue #1

Updated: Feb 24, 2023

AI in Education Bi-weekly Digest intends to aggregate the latest news or posts related to AI in education so that educators or students can get a grasp on AI with minimum effort.

This is the first issue, and we would like to express our gratitude to our partners from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, City University of Hong Kong, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and The University of Hong Kong for their commitment and devotion.


Events & Activities:

Sailing into ChatGPT: Discovery of its Promises and Pitfalls - It is no doubt that ChatGPT has become the hottest keyword recently. It can be a joy or a fear to educators. Time to jump on the bandwagon with the briefing from two practitioners at CUHK.

What and Why AI in Education - Kickstart cum Introductory Sessions - Advertising time! The series of activities on AI in Education will commence on 3rd Mar on Zoom. It will showcase the 4 areas of AI application in higher education and perceptions of AI from teachers and students. The activity is open to the public, so don't hesitate to click and learn more about it.

News and Interviews:

Supervised learning will create more value in short term - The iconic figure of AI, Andrew Ng, believed that despite the buzz of generative AI like ChatGPT, classic supervised learning will create more value in the near future. He also addressed several common roadblocks and concerns around AI.

AI and ChatGPT are opportunities to rethink and redefine writing and learning - An urge from a college English professor to embrace and coexist with AI in education.

Transforming education with AI: From ELIZA to ChatGPT and beyond - An informative post from an Indian professor addressing the benefits and risks associated with AI in education.

ChatGPT-written books are flooding Amazon as people turn to AI for quick publishing - Education is not the only field affected by ChatGPT.

Articles & Blogs:

My class required AI. Here's what I've learned so far - Unlike most of his peers, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania allowed students to use ChatGPT in their assignments. The post is a long sharing of his successful experience and his guides to using AI and ChatGPT.

How to design essay assignments if students can access ChatGPT or other similar tools - Dr Leon Lei, E-learning Technologist from the University of Hong Kong, discussed how teachers can design assignments to increase the hurdles of directly copying AI-generated content.

AI in education: What you need to know about this game-changing technology - The post tries to predict the AI's impact on the future of learning.


Disclaimer: AI in Education has no affiliation with any highlighted free or commercial products in this section.

Awesome ChatGPT Prompts - Everyone is talking about ChatGPT now. Don't want to miss out and learn more about how you can maneuver it for various purposes like acting as a travel guide or a composer. This repo may inspire how you can make use of the latest AI tool.

Tome: The AI-powered storytelling - Despite being a commercial product, Tome offers free credits to allow you to experience how AI can create creative stories with a few instructions.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the linked posts are those of the speakers and or their entities and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the project AI in Education, Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research, and The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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