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Artificial Intelligence

Here you'll find articles detailing new developments in artificial intelligence and how it's impacting higher education.


NSF Announces 7 New AI Research Institutes at Universities Nationwide

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $140 million investment in seven new National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes on themes spanning trustworthy AI, next-generation cybersecurity, AI for decision-making, AI-augmented learning, and other important topics.

Can Artificial Intelligence Expand Our Capacity for Human Learning?

Gardner Campbell considers issues and concerns surrounding AI, identifies helpful resources, and offers some grounding thoughts on human learning.

More than Half of Students Will Use AI Writing Tools Even if Prohibited by Their Institution

In a recent survey by Tyton Partners, nearly one in three college students reported being a regular user of generative AI. And 51% of students said they will continue to use generative AI writing tools, even if prohibited by their instructor or institution.

How Generative AI Will Enable Personalized Learning Experiences

With today's advancements in generative AI, the dream of ultra-personalized learning may not be far off from reality. We spoke with Dr. Kim Round, associate dean of the Western Governors University School of Education, about the potential of technologies like ChatGPT for learning, the need for AI literacy skills, why learning experience designers have a leg up on AI prompt engineering, and more.

Moodle Partners with Copyleaks to Detect AI Content, Interspersed Human/AI Content, and Plagiarism

Open source learning management system Moodle has formed a partnership with AI content and plagiarism detector Copyleaks. With thousands of education institutions using Moodle's LMS, custom development, and learning design services, and the explosive use of AI-generated content, Moodle said in a release that feedback from its clients cemented its move to incorporate an AI detection tool.

Coursera Adds ChatGPT-Powered Learning Tools

At its 11th annual conference in 2023, educational company Coursera announced it is adding ChatGPT-powered interactive ed tech tools to its learning platform, including a generative AI coach for students and an AI course-building tool for teachers.

Class to Release ChatGPT-Powered A.I. Teaching Assistant

Class Technologies has announced plans for a beta release of A.I. Teaching Assistant, a ChatGPT-powered tool designed to improve learner engagement and outcomes in live online courses.

What the Past Can Teach Us About the Future of AI and Education

Current attitudes toward generative AI hearken back to early skepticism about the impact of the internet on education. Both then and now, technology has created challenges but also opportunities that can't be ignored.

Turnitin's New AI Writing-Detection Features for Educators are Now Live

Plagiarism detection software Turnitin now includes new live AI-writing detection features that “identify the use of AI writing tools including ChatGPT, with 98% confidence,” the company said.

OpenAI-Based Instructional Design Generator Nolej AI Now Available for Educators with Free Trial

A French generative AI ed tech startup called Nolej (pronounced “knowledge”) has made publicly available its new OpenAI-based instructional content generator for educators, called Nolej AI, ahead of its official introduction at BETT in London planned for Thursday, March 30, and its scheduled commercial debut at the ASU+GSV Summit on April 19, the company's chairman told Campus Technology.