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AI Literacy Webinar Series

Update with more sessions – 18th March 2024

With the ever-chaining world of AI it is difficult to keep up and stay on top of the changes, so we have put together a series of 5 webinars to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education. The series will focus on what generative AI is and how to use it, AI safety, accessibility, the use of AI tools in daily life, and getting creative with AI. We will look at AI tools, such as ChatGPT, Google Gemini, Microsoft Copilot, and look at AI tools  that have been designed for education that can be used for everyday tasks.

We will also discuss and reflect on the ethical, social, and legal aspects of AI, such as privacy, security, bias, and intellectual property. 

What we will cover 

The series is structured into five webinars, each lasting 60 minutes. They will span from February to June, incorporating active participation from delegates throughout. 

When are they running?

What is generative AI and how do we use it?

This session explores what generative AI is, considerations when using it and how to use it through effective prompting. This webinar is designed to equip educational staff with an understanding of how to use Artificial Intelligence (AI). It will cover the fundamentals of AI, including its capabilities, limitations, and potential impacts.

  • Wednesday 20th March at 10:00 – 11:00
  • Thursday 28th March at 11:00 – 12:00

If you would like access to the session recording and presentation please click here.

 AI safety

This session examines what AI safety is. Looking at age regulations, data entry, misinformation, and terms and conditions of AI tools. We will also investigate ways to enhance privacy and security, focusing on relevant tools and policies. We will discuss AI biases and the responsible use of AI. We’ll look at considerations around copyright and intellectual property.

  • Tuesday 16th April at 13:30 – 14:30
  • Thursday 25th April at 10:00 – 11:00
  • Monday 29th April at 15:00 – 16:00


AI for accessibility

This session will look at a range of AI tools and applications designed to improve accessibility for learners with diverse needs, including generative AI, multimodality, and assistive technologies. We will examine various AI products, with an emphasis on critically assessing their accessibility, focusing on factors such as purpose, target audience, and overall impact.

  • Tuesday 2nd May at 13:00 – 14:00
  • Friday 10th May at 11:00 – 12:00
  • Tuesday 21st May at 14:00 – 15:00


Everyday generative AI tools

This session will consider the practical use of AI in daily tasks, focusing on productivity-enhancing tools like Microsoft copilot, Google Docs and ChatGPT. We will look at AI’s role in education through applications such as TeacherMatic and Bodyswaps and discuss how these can be integrated into teaching strategies to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and overall productivity.

  • Wednesday 5th June at 14:00 – 15:00
  • Tuesday 11th June at 13:00 – 14:00
  • Thursday 20th June at 15:00 – 16:00


Getting creative with generative AI

This session will explore AI’s role in creative processes, covering applications such as AI art generators, music composition, voice-over creation, writing assistance, and design tools. We will discuss practical ideas for leveraging AI tools like Synthesia and Dall-E in creative projects. Additionally, there will be an emphasis on the responsible use of AI in creativity.

  • Tuesday 2nd July at 13:00 – 14:00
  • Thursday 5th July at 10:00 – 11:00
  • Wednesday 10th July at 12:00 – 13:00


Who is this designed for?  

The AI literacy webinar series is aimed at those working in education and who wish to learn more about AI. Whether you are looking to integrate AI into your teaching methods or curious about the latest AI innovations for education. To maximize the value of the sessions, it would be beneficial to be able to access an AI tool like ChatGPT, Google Gemini, or Microsoft Copilot. 

Booking your place

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Pricing and eligibility 

This webinar is included in your membership and open to anyone from a Jisc member organisation (UK further education colleges, specialist colleges or higher education institutions). You will therefore need to register with your institutions email address. 

Find out more by visiting our Artificial Intelligence page to view publications and resources, join us for events and discover what AI has to offer through our range of interactive online demos.

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