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AI in Education Community

Discussing AI for Accessibility in FE

For this month’s AI in FE community meetups we held two sessions, both focused around AI for Accessibility and were joined by members of over 30 FE institutions from across the UK.   We began with some scene setting discussing the existing role AI has played in key assistive technologies and the developing role of generative […]

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Advice and Guidance

Initial thoughts on Microsoft Copilot for 365 (and AI FOMO)

  I thought I’d share some very initial thoughts on Copilot for Microsoft 365, as I’ve had it for a few weeks. It’s been fairly easy for people to try most of the AI tools. That’s not the case with Copilot for Microsoft 365, as it can only be purchased and enabled by central IT […]

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AI in Education Community

April HE Community session

As usual we started the session with Lean Coffee.  This time around we focused on a single discussion: How to govern AI use in your institution? Who is using what and should they be? Or do you just hope and pray? The concerns were largely around data security and privacy and staff and students using […]

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AI Case Studies

Case Study: Blackboard Learn Ultra’s AI Design Assistant

Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) – a ubiquitous tool in tertiary education – have begun to harness generative AI, leading to exciting new features and functionality. In this case study, we explore how University of Westminster and Northumbria University have been utilising Blackboard® Learn Ultra’s AI Design Assistant, which includes features that generate assessment rubrics, course […]

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Advice and Guidance

Staff Guidance for FE

Following on from our Learner Guidance for FE we’ve had lots of interest in the best way to provide advice to staff across all FE  institutions. In this blog post, we’ve created an example of staff advice for comment and feedback. Would this approach work for your institutions? What else would you like to see […]

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Advice and Guidance

Artificial Intelligence drop-in clinic

To complement our AI Literacy sessions, we are running a series of monthly practical drop-in clinics. The idea is that you can simply drop in and ask questions about how to use AI tools and anything about the AI literacy training and future training needs. We will be running the drop-in clinics each month. The […]

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Resources

Our AI presentation and workshop slides

In this post, we are collecting the slides from some of our presentations.  We’ll keep it updated over time, and also remove older presentations when the content becomes outdated or superseded. We are making these available under a Creative Commons License CC BY-NC-SA Digifest 2024 12-13th March 2024 AI2030 – Keynote by Michael Webb Programme […]

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Product Notes

Product Notes – Explorance MLY 

In the Jisc AI team we spend a lot of our time exploring different AI tools and services, assessing their potential to enhance education. With that in mind we are launching Product Notes, a new blog series, to share our knowledge and findings with all of our members. In each entry in this series, we’ll […]

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Examples of AI in education

Innovative Insights: AI success stories from the community

Following on from our previous blog post and while our Resource Hub is being built, we wanted to share a few other standout examples showcasing AI use in education. In this blog, we’ve included some examples spanning subject areas and utilising different AI tools. We hope that these ideas will spark curiosity and inspire you […]

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Resources

AI Literacy Webinar Series: How to Access the Recordings and Presentations

We hope you have been able to join our newly developed series of five AI literacy webinars. These sessions are designed to cover crucial topics such as understanding generative AI, its practical applications, AI safety, accessibility, the use of AI tools in daily life, and getting creative with AI. Upcoming Webinars: May: AI for Accessibility […]