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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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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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AI and the End of Education

By the click-baity title “end of education,” I don’t mean the inevitable intellectual dystopian smoking hellscape of education that is to come, but the purpose of education: to what end are we doing what we do and by what means … Continue reading

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Brief Notes on Issues Around ChatGPT

Here are some quick notes around issues around ChatGPT: Lack of corporate transparency from the mis-named Open AI (Silicon Republic) Ethical issues around labor practices with Open AI (Time) Difficulties with attribution (Duke University) Unresolved copyright issues (Bloomberg Law) Spreading … Continue reading

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The Environmental Impact of AI

Here is something from the MIT Reivew that I don’t see talked about much: “In a new paper, researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, performed a life cycle assessment for training several common large AI models. They found that the … Continue reading

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Look Before We Leap: Evaluating Ed Tech

The willy-nilly embracing of AI in education and ChatGPT in particular has got me thinking again about the importance of rubrics for the evaluation of education technology. I think we are at a place where all of the efforts that … Continue reading

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Promoting Authentic Learning in the Age of AI

As an instructional designer and former English teacher, I have mixed feelings about using A.I. to produce school work. If there is a learning outcome that is legitimately met by a particular tool (including AI), then fine – let’s include … Continue reading

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Future Post: Dismantling A.I.

This is a “guest post” by ChatGPT. I asked “it” to write an essay on how to dismantle the strangle-hold AI has on society just in case it is needed for the future. I was relieved that I do not … Continue reading

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