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Artificial Intelligence

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


Free D2L Course Provides Introduction to AI Ethics and Governance

D2L is offering a free course called "Introduction to AI Ethics and Governance." D2L built the course and partnered with AI law specialists INQ Consulting to provide the content.

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute Forms AI Security Incident Response Team

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University has created an Artificial Intelligence Security Incident Response Team (AISIRT) to analyze and respond to threats and security incidents involving the use of AI and machine learning (ML).

Free AI Teaching Assistant and AI Tutor Powered by ChatGPT

Nonprofit Contact North/Contact Nord in Ontario, Canada, has released two free AI-powered tools for instructors and students: AI Teaching Assistant Pro and AI Tutor Pro.

U.S. Students Slower Than Others Globally to Adopt Generative AI, Survey Reveals

In a recent survey done by ed tech company Anthology comparing United States university students and leaders with their counterparts globally, results revealed that U.S. students have been slower to adopt generative AI tools, and leaders should take note of why and prepare for increased use in the future.

Amazon Pledges to Train 2 Million People in AI Skills by 2025

In a new initiative dubbed "AI Ready," Amazon is committing to provide free artificial intelligence skills training and education to 2 million people globally by 2025.

University of Chicago Researchers Develop Technique to Poison Generative AI Image Scraping

Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed software that can "poison" generative text-to-image machine learning models such as Stable Diffusion XDSL and OpenAI's Dall-E when they scrape the internet for training images.

Anthology to Debut AI-Powered Assessment Tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra

Anthology plans to expand its AI Design Assistant suite of learning tools in Blackboard Learn Ultra to include an AI-powered authentic assessment generator to make it easier for educators to determine student learning mastery, the company said. The new tool will be released in December 2023.

PowerNotes Adds Tools to Assist Students' Research and Writing Process While Using AI Effectively and Responsibly

PowerNotes has introduced PowerNotes+, a new reading, research, and writing platform for higher and K–12 institutions, educators, and students that offers AI tools and features. With these new tools, educators can view their students' research and writing process from start to finish and help them use AI with transparency and integrity, the company said.

IT Spending Forecasted to Top $5 Trillion in 2024

IT spending worldwide will grow by 8%, reaching $5.1 trillion in 2024, according to Gartner. The market research firm pointed to AI as a contributing factor in that growth, but the impacts of generative AI won't be felt until the following year.

From Digital Native to AI-Empowered: Learning in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

The upcoming generation of learners will enter higher education empowered by AI. How can institutions best serve these learners and prepare them for the workplace of the future?