Author Archives: geoffcain

AI, Problem-Solving, and Visual Thinking

I have been looking at AI as a thinking tool. Not as something to generate content (which I think it is essentially lousy at), but as an aide to thinking. I heard a number of people at conferences and elsewhere … Continue reading

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Old School Machine Learning and A.I

We have been using ML and AI around here from jump street. “Watch, remember, repeat” is the “pedagogy” in all the commercial education platforms!

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CFP: AI Institute at Clover Park Technical College

Clover Park Technical College has a CFP for its 2024 AI Institute, which examines the innovative and ethical use of AI in higher education. This event will take place on Fri., Aug. 9th and Sat., Aug., 10th, 2024. We invite … Continue reading

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A Short Annotated Reading List for AI Ethics and Policy

This is a reading list of essays, resources, and full-hatched policies at other institutions for AI and ethics. It is meant to provide a background for those interested in developing an AI policy for their courses or for their institution. … Continue reading

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Multi-Modality: Creating a Student Centric, Flexible Choice Instruction/Learning Model

I am at Achieving the Dream’s Dream 24 conference with a team from Clover Park Technical College in Orlando, Fl. I am interested in looking at highflex models from the instructional design perspective. These are my notes for colleagues – … Continue reading

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AI: What is your policy?

I wrote this for the Teaching & Learning Center Newsletter, but I wanted a version of this in the blogosphere in case someone had a take on the five positions here in this brief article. We are also discussing AI … Continue reading

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Instructional Design Positions at Clover Park

Clover Park Technical College is looking for two instructional designers for project positions. I work as an Instructional Designer at Clover Park and I can tell you it is an excellent place to work! Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) is … Continue reading

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AI: An “F” for Fake

I have been playing with voice cloning to try and get a sense of where the technology is and how it can be used in instructional design. There are a number of moral and legal issues with voice cloning, of … Continue reading

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Edu Predictions: Where is my conveyor belt sidewalk?

I have been rather disappointed lately that over the last few years we have not had much in the way of predictions in the education sector. For a while there it seemed like pedagogical prognostic punditry was a wide-spread New … Continue reading

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Efforts to Regulate A.I.

I have not posted here in a while because of conferences, in-service, travel, and other local elearning events – it was a whirl-wind summer of AI in Education, a conference at University of Central Florida. We then presented with our … Continue reading

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