Open Menu Close Menu

Artificial Intelligence

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


7 Questions with Dr. Cristi Ford, VP of Academic Affairs at D2L

In the Wild West of generative AI, educators and institutions are working out how best to use the technology for learning. How can institutions define AI guidelines that allow for experimentation while providing students with consistent guidance on appropriate use of AI tools? To find out, we spoke with Dr. Cristi Ford, vice president of academic affairs at D2L.

Watermark Integrates Generative AI into Higher Education Tools

Watermark has announced the addition of generative AI to its suite of higher education software tools to increase efficiency, personalize learning, streamline operations, and enhance recruitment and enrollment.

New Educause Horizon Report Identifies Tech Impacting Student Experience

A new report from Educause highlights the importance of supporting the holistic student experience in higher education. The "2023 Horizon Report: Holistic Student Experience Edition" points to the "increasing use of technology for all kinds of student support" as well as a surge in the use of artificial intelligence as core trends resulting in the collection of vast amounts of student data, noting that the complex balance between "student as human" and "student data" can have a considerable effect on the student experience and student success.

IBM Commits to Train 2 Million AI Learners for Free by 2026

As part of the 2023 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, IBM announced it will train, for free, 2 million learners in AI worldwide within the next three years, building on its existing commitment to skill 30 million learners by 2030.

University of Phoenix Releases Generative AI Philosophy and Academic Guidance

Effective Sept. 1, 2023, the University of Phoenix has released a new Generative AI Philosophy and Academic Guidance statement.

DeVry University Launches AI Lab

Announcing its commitment to provide "an education tailored to address the needs of an AI-driven workplace," DeVry University has launched a new AI Lab, which will be focused on discovering which AI skills are needed in an AI-driven career and how to prepare for it.

University of Phoenix Survey Explores Adults' Perceptions of AI for Use in Work and Education

The University of Phoenix commissioned a survey in July 2023 on how adults understand and feel about the use of generative AI. The survey of 2,045 adults ages 18 and older, performed online in July 2023 by Harris Poll, found that while most feel AI should be used in the workplace and classroom (59% and 57% respectively), a significant number don't understand the different forms of AI and don't feel completely comfortable about its accuracy.

Learning Analytics and the Future of Change in the Classroom

How does a university take the inordinate amount of data it collects and somehow make sense of it to build strategies for driving change in the classroom? And is it worth the investment?

7 Questions on Generative AI in Learning Design

Open LMS Adoption and Education Specialist Michael Vaughn on the challenges and possibilities of using artificial intelligence to move teaching and learning forward.

Pew Research: Americans Feel More Concerned Than Excited About AI

According to recent research conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2023, 52% of Americans feel "more concerned than excited" about the use of AI in daily life, compared to 37% in 2021 — an increase of 15 percentage points.