Will technology and artificial intelligence replace teachers?
Submitted by Kathy_Tracey on October 6, 2018 - 5:52pm
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I invite you to read Smart Machines and Human Expertise: Challenges for Higher Education.
The author, Diana Oblinger, poses the following question. "If smart machines are having such impact on the economy and our professions, what will they mean to higher education?".
She provided examples from Georgia Tech who used a chatbox as a teaching assistant. Her examples of international uses of combined chatboxes, AI recognition, and predictive analysis to offer a layer of student services. So what happens when we shift the focus from teachers integrating techology in instruction versus institutions using technology to deliver instruction?
What are the implications for our field? I'd love to hear your thoughts.
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