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Foundations for AI and the Future of Teaching and Learning from the US Department of Educational Technology

The US Department of Educational Technology released its much-awaited report on how AI will impact teaching and learning. The report recognizes that many educators are already using AI-powered tools in their classrooms (like Grammarly and Canva) and that educators and students have been experimenting with AI-powered chatbots (like ChatGPT). The report sets out to provide a starting point to explore how AI can be leveraged to support teachers and students. The authors also recognize that AI is a complex topic and that they cannot answer all questions or resolve all issues within the report.

Using the AI Bill of Rights to Guide Education’s use of AI and the European Commission’s “Ethical Guidelines for Teaching and Learning” to Guide the Future of AI in Education Part 2 of 2

Looking specifically at the impact of AI on six areas of education, the guidance includes specific competencies and indicators to guide ethical AI use in schools in Europe.
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Using the AI Bill of Rights to Guide Education’s use of AI and the European Commission’s “Ethical Guidelines for Teaching and Learning” to Guide the Future of AI in Education Part 1 of 2

In a previous CIDDL blog, we provided a step-by-step usage guide of this emerging technology known as ChatGPT. The artificial intelligence (AI) tool, which launched at the end of 2022, has been sending shockwaves through the world of education. Questions about how to determine if an AI wrote a paper or a human, the impact of AI on cheating, and how AI will change how we teach are circulating among communities. And, making national news, is the number of districts whose immediate response is to ban these technologies, such as New York, Los Angeles, and Baltimore.
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Technology Use in Higher Education and Teacher Preparation

Technology Use in Higher Education and Teacher Preparation Author: Nicholas Jay Hoekstra Reimagining the Role of Technology in Higher Education is a supplement to the 2016 National Education Technology Plan (NETP). The NETP reflects the United States’ national policy and…
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Micro-Credentials: Personalized Professional Development

Micro-Credentials: Personalized Professional Development Author: Samantha Goldman In an earlier CIDDL Research and Practice Brief, we interviewed Dr. Richard Carter, an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming (UW), who researches the education of students with disabilities in modern learning…
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Leveraging Competency-Based Micro-credentials

Leveraging Competency-Based Micro-credentials Author: CIDDL Team Micro-credentials (MCs) have gained increased traction in the field of education as an innovative model that addresses educators’ diverse professional learning needs, interests, and goals. MCs are often defined as small competency-based certifications, which…