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AI and the Future of Writing Instruction

The use of AI for writing and communication presents an inherent contradiction: Those who can best write with AI will be those who can best write without it, according to Mark Warschauer professor of education and informatics at the University of California, Irvine, and founder of UCI's Digital Learning Lab. We talked about the potential of AI for teaching and learning, overcoming faculty skepticism about AI tools, research questions that should be asked about AI in education, and more.

MathGPT Platform Can Now Be Custom-Configured for Publishers, Math Instruction Providers, Even Institutions

Expanded multi-modal MathGPT Platform possibilities mean any math content or curriculum can be turned into a personalized GPT-powered chatbot with interactive text, audio, and video learning, and GotIt can configure the platform to work with a wide variety of applications in math education, the company said.

AR/VR Headsets on the Decline as Mixed Reality Emerges

Worldwide, augmented and virtual reality headset manufacturers shipped 8.8 million units in all of 2022, down 20.9% over the previous year, according to a new report.

Canva Introduces Accounts for Higher Education with Canva for Campus

Online graphic design company Canva has expanded its offerings to include higher education with the launch of Canva for Campus. The new paid subscription for colleges and universities is designed to give everyone on campus, from administrators to teachers, staff, and students, the ability to use its design tools and collaborate on projects, assignments, and more.

Planar Announces EduCare Program to Optimize Display Pricing, Training, and Support

Visualization technology company Planar has introduced an EduCare program for K–12 and higher education customers to address budget-conscious needs for training and technical support, according to a release.

Survey Uncovers Cautious Optimism About Generative AI's Impact on Learning

An informal survey from video platform Echo360 found that higher education technology users around the world are hopeful about the potential instructional and learning impacts of generative artificial intelligence and applications like ChatGPT.

Pepperdine U Joins EdX Partner Network, Plans to Launch First MicroMasters Program

Through a new partnership with online learning platform edX, Pepperdine University plans to launch its first MicroMasters master's degree program, available later this year. The new program will offer a flexible pathway to completing a master's degree through career-relevant, skill-based introductory courses.

AI in Education: Will We Need Humans Anymore?

ChatGPT is groundbreaking, but it's also merely the first in what will likely be a series of innovations built on foundational developments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing that are going to change the world. We spoke with Mark Schneider, director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, about how AI is transforming education and the evolving role of humans in an AI-powered future.

Sony Electronics Announces New IP-Based 4K PTZ Cameras With Built-in AI Analytics

Sony Electronics will expand its pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera lineup later this year with two new 4K models, the SRG-A40 and SRG-A12. Using AI analytics, these cameras automatically track and frame presenters, regardless of movement or posture, with no computer operation required.

LG Debuts Laser and LED Projectors for Education

LG has introduced two new projectors in its ProBeam line of education laser projectors for large and medium spaces, as well as a new LED projector for small spaces.