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AI Maturity Webinar Resources and Further Reading

  In November 2022 we held a webinar to introduce our maturity model for AI for education. The webinar expanded on the concepts discussed in our blog post A Maturity Model for AI in Tertiary Education. This post is primarily for attendees of the webinar and aims to list the resources we mentioned.  We’ve also included […]

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Interested in receiving formative feedback on your draft essays and dissertations on demand? Introducing Warwick’s “AI Essay-Analyst”

Harnessing recent progresses in the area of deep learning and Natural Language Progressing (NLP), Warwick Business School (WBS) and the University of Warwick recently developed in-house the “AI Essay-Analyst”, an academic-writing-tool that provides students with around 15 pages of formative feedback following voluntary submission of students’ essays or dissertations. Dr. Isabel Fischer, Associate Professor (Reader) […]

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How to Explore AI Image Generation

Introduction Over the last few months, we have seen huge advances in the ability of AI to create images. As this is such a new development, we are still at the start of understanding the educational use case. Possibilities include the use by educators to create learning resources and the use by students in creative […]

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How might AI content generation tools such as GPT-3 disrupt assessment?

Introduction There have recently been huge advances in the ability of AI to generate content. This includes the creation of text, images and computer code, through technologies such as GPT-3, DALLE-2 and Stable Diffusion. This has resulted in a new and growing field of tools that have the potential to disrupt assessment processes – both […]

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A case study: Using machine learning to analyse Jisc’s Website Carbon Footprint

Forward Today we have a guest blog post from one of Jisc’s data science apprentices, Eleni Apostolopoulou.  It’s more technical than our usual posts, but we’ve seen a lot of interest in the detail of how exactly AI can be used with existing data to solve problems, so we thought it would good to share […]

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A Maturity Model for AI in Tertiary Education

Introduction One of the core aims for our national centre for AI in tertiary education is to help institutions along their journey to mature adoption of AI services.  To do this, we are underpinning our work with a maturity model, which we first introduced in our AI in Tertiary Education Report. This model brings together […]

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A glossary of AI terms for education

Introduction Like any field, AI is full of specialist terms. There are quite a few glossaries of AI terms available, but we think it might be useful to create one focused on AI in educational technology – including ed tech specific terms, putting terms in context, and linking to examples. In this post we’ll look […]

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AI Map launched to highlight pioneering applications of AI across UK colleges and universities 

Highlighting innovation AI is sometimes thought of as a futuristic technology, the impacts of which are far from imminent. In the tertiary education sector, however, this is definitely not the case. Many colleges and universities across the UK are currently harnessing AI to enhance teaching and learning, improve the student experience, and increase productivity – […]

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Summer event 2022

Our National centre for AI in tertiary education summer event took place on 24th June 2022.  It was an opportunity to show our progress over the last year and share our plans for next year. The day started with an introduction to the work of the national centre for AI in tertiary education. Covering our […]

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Bodyswaps – The Roadshow

In May, the national centre for AI in tertiary education went on the roadshow for Bodyswaps. We visited: Cornwall College Leeds Trinity University Milton Keynes College Newham College University of Bath Bodyswaps are the creators of VR (Virtual Reality) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) experiences. Bodyswaps use VR and AI to empower learners to practise and […]