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Artificial Intelligence

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


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?

Majority of Enterprises will Deploy AI Apps or APIs in Production Environments by 2026

In 2023, just 5% of enterprises had deployed generative AI apps or used generative APIs in production environments, according to Gartner. By 2026, that will skyrocket to 80%, the market research firm forecast in a new report.

AI Predictive Model Partnership Dramatically Raises CUNY Graduation Rate

Seeking to improve graduation rates at City University of New York (CUNY), a three-way partnership between Google, DataKind, and CUNY's John Jay College of Criminal Justice (JJCCJ) built a predictive AI tool that resulted in a dramatic graduation rate increase — from 54% to 86% in just two years.

EAB Adds New AI Features to CRM Software Navigate

Education advisory company EAB has announced the addition of its own created AI features to Navigate, its customer relationship management (CRM) software, to become available in 2024 after being tested by a cohort of educational institutions.

The Campus Computing Project Founder to Launch New Study on AI, Virtual Classrooms

How will artificial intelligence, next-generation virtual classrooms, and other emerging technologies impact the future of higher education? A new research project from The Campus Computing Project founder Casey Green will examine "the potential for these technologies to significantly transform teaching, learning, and instruction in academic and instructional environments," according to an announcement released at the Educause Annual Conference.

Research Reveals Growing Demand to Connect Academic Learning to Careers

Skills-based learning in higher education and a clearer path to a career are the top priorities for students and educators this year, according to the 2023 State of Student Success and Engagement in Higher Education survey results released today by Instructure, the maker of Canvas LMS.

Thinking with Colleagues: AI in Education

How will educators cope with the sometimes overwhelming progression of AI in higher education? Drawing from a recent meeting she and her colleagues organized, Ellen Wagner reminds us how brainstorming with colleagues can be one of the most powerful sense-making tools an educator has.

MHEC Agreement Gives Institutions Lower-Cost Access to SAS Viya's AI-Powered Analytics Platform

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact has partnered with AI and data analytics provider SAS to allow academic institutions in 47 states to access SAS’ Viya unified analytics platform at a significant discount, the organizations announced today at Educause.