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Advice and Guidance

AI Literacy Webinar Series

With the ever-changing world of AI it is difficult to keep up and stay on top of the changes, so at Jisc’s National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education we will be running a series of 5 webinars to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education. The series will focus on what AI is and how […]

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Advice and Guidance

Exploring the GPT Store

Two months ago, OpenAI announced the launch of GPT’s (Generative Pre-trained Transformers), custom versions of ChatGPT powered by its text- and image-generating AI models (e.g. GPT 4 & Dalle 3).  These tools allow users to combine skills, instructions and knowledge to perform most tasks within the limitations of a large language model. We covered the […]

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Examples of AI in education

Innovative Insights: AI success stories from the community

At the start of 2024, our community responded enthusiastically to our call out for standout examples showcasing AI use in education. Thank you to all who have shared so far. As we are working on compiling the online resource, we wanted to share some of the submissions we’ve received already. In this blog, we’ve included […]

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AI in Education Community

Exploring uses of AI across the FE community

This month we had around 60 attendees joining to discuss the use of AI in FE at our second community meeting.  We started with a brief presentation on some of the pilots run by the NCAITE team over the past couple of years to showcase the variety of tools we’ve seen.   Attendees participated in […]

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Advice and Guidance

From Principles to Practice: Taking a whole institution approach to developing your Artificial Intelligence Operational Plan

We’ve been delivering a lot of sessions recently around taking a whole institution approach to moving into operational Artificial Intelligence (AI) and therefore thought it would be useful to share some thoughts to support those embarking on this journey. Adopting a comprehensive, institution-wide approach to operational AI is vital to ensure that all departments and […]

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AI in Education Community

AI in HE Community January meeting

We had another lively call with around 68 members dropping in.  We started with a Lean coffee format – our standard opening session and this kicked off a lively conversation around licensing terms. Microsoft have now removed the 300 license minimum for Copilot 365 and this is allowing some institutions to think about piloting. At […]

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Advice and Guidance

Learner Guidance for FE

(Note: updated 23rd Jan 2024 ) We’ve had lots of interest in the best way to provide advice to learners in colleges.  One approach is to clearly seperate policies (which are more formal statements) from more friendly, learner facing advice.  In this blog post we’ve created an example of learner advice for comment and feedback. […]

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How-To Guides

Empowering Educators by Harnessing Generative AI Tools: How to use Google Gemini

A series of guides part 4 of 4 Welcome to the concluding instalment of our Empowering Educators by Harnessing Generative AI tools. Google Bard was part of Google’s LaMDA family of large language models, Bard has undergone significant evolution, transitioning first to the PaLM model and subsequently to Gemini. Google Gemini is a multimodal tool, […]

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How-To Guides

Empowering Educators by Harnessing Generative AI Tools: How to use Microsoft Copilot

A series of guides part 3 of 4 Welcome back to this blog post series Empowering Educators by Harnessing Generative AI Tools. In this blog post, we will look at another AI tool available created by Microsoft. We will look at Microsoft Copilot which recently had a name change from Microsoft Bing Chat Enterprise. This […]

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How-To Guides

Empowering Educators by Harnessing Generative AI Tools: How to use ChatGPT

A series of guides part 2 of 4 In this second chapter of the Empowering Educators by Harnessing Generative AI Tools: A series of guides, we build upon our introductory post where we looked at how to prompt. If you have not done so already, we’d recommend reading our first blog post Part 1 of […]