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Robot Wrestling: Learning Design in the Age of AI

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2:00 pm to 3:00 pm


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"AI is more profound than fire or electricity". What does this profound technological revolution mean for learning? And what does it mean for those who design learning?

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Image credit: by L Houx using Bing

From personalized learning to groundbreaking research tools, and from the threat of redundant skills to undetectable plagiarism, AI is poised to reshape learning. How should we adapt?

Join a distinguished panel of experts in an incisive online discussion on AI's impacts facilitated by CODE fellow Leonard Houx (Director of Learning Design, Cambridge Education Group): 

  • Shailey Minocha, Professor Emerita of Learning Technologies and Social Computing at The Open University, a leading researcher in effective learning platform design. 
  • Kane Murdoch (Head of Complaints, Appeals, Misconduct, Macquarie University) is a world-leading expert on student misconduct. He has spoken and written about the unique problems AI poses for academic integrity
  • Ugnė Litvinaitė (Research Fellow in Educational Technology, LSE) has led research into student perspectives on AI adoption in assessment. 
  • Neil Mosley (Writer and Consultant) draws from years advising institutions on learning design. He has written about the potential threats and opportunities AI presents for learning design
  • Efrat Furst (Head of Research AI in Education, Mofet Institute) is a cognitive neuroscientist whose work and research translates cognitive science into teaching practice. Her work has pioneered AI integration for Israel's teacher training programs. 
  • Eglė Vinauskaitė (Learning Strategist and Director, Nodes) award-winning learning design consultant Egle has written and spoken about AI in corporate learning extensively, having notably co-authored AI in L&D: The state of play. 

This panel will deliver a multifaceted examination of AI's profound impacts across teaching, learning, ethics, skills, and the overall future trajectory of universities.