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Bodyswaps roadshow pilot launched – call for participants

Overview   For this pilot we are partnering with Bodyswaps, creators of VR and AI experiences, to run a pilot that will evaluate the effectiveness of the feedback given by their modules to students. Bodyswaps leverages VR and AI to empower learners to practice and develop their soft skills through empathy and self-reflection. Bodyswaps combines the distribution of platforms […]

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Chatbot Pilot: Learning Together

Chatbot Pilot: Learning Together – Question and Answer Sets

At the national centre for AI in tertiary education we’re piloting a number of promising AI solutions. As well as allowing us to evaluate different solutions, running these pilots gives us an opportunity to learn more about how to develop and deploy AI effectively. In this blog series – Chatbot Pilots: Learning Together – we […]

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Using VR and AI to Improve Student Employability

Can VR and AI improve students’ soft skills and improve their chances of employability? Bodyswaps is an award-winning training platform that uses virtual reality and artificial intelligence to empower users to develop their soft skills through empathy and self-reflection. They offer immersive simulations on communication, teamwork, and job interview skills. Sandwell College has done a […]

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national centre for AI in tertiary education – March newsletter

Update on the centre’s work     New Pilot Launched. We have teamed up with Graide to deliver our second pilot. Through this pilot, we aim to understand the benefits of using AI for assessment and feedback. In particular, we’ll explore whether AI can be used to reduce teacher workload, whilst improving the quality, quantity, consistency and […]

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Assisted STEM feedback pilot launches

  National centre for AI Pilot: AI for STEM marking and feedback    We are launching a free and fully supported pilot to help Jisc and its members understand how universities could benefit from using AI to support the marking and feedback process.   We are partnering with Graide, an EdTech company who have built an AI-based feedback and assessment […]

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national centre for AI in tertiary education – February newsletter

Update on the centre’s work    Chatbot Pilots. This month, we have been working closely with the four pilot colleges to develop high quality question-and-answer sets. From next month, we will start sharing insights so that the wider community can start to learn from these pilots.     Thought Leadership. We recently published the fourth […]

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AI in Education: Here and Now

Exploring innovations in assessment

Introducing AI into the assessment process could bring about numerous advantages. In the sphere of formative assessment, using AI to partially automate the process of marking and giving feedback could make educators’ workloads more manageable. Meanwhile for high-stakes assessment, AI could provide an alternative to summative examinations, which, it has been argued, are not always […]

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The national centre for AI in tertiary education  – January Newsletter 

Update’s on the centre’s work  Chatbot Pilot. The national centre has now kicked off its chatbot pilot, and we are delighted to be working with Blackpool and the Fylde, Sandwell and Yeovil Colleges as part of this project. The launch of the pilot got some press attention, which we are pleased to share with you:  […]

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AI in Education: Here and Now

How Petroc College is harnessing artificial intelligence

For this instalment of the AI in Education: Here and Now series, we hear from Petroc College on how they are harnessing artificial intelligence to improve outcomes for students   Petroc College’s leap into using AI in education began in 2019 when a Digital Leaders programme brought a focus and confidence to the College’s embrace […]

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The national centre for AI in tertiary education – November Newsletter

Update on the centre’s work  Expanding the team. The national centre for AI has recruited an AI Technologist, who will join our Director of Technology and Analytics’ team in the new year.  Kicking off the chatbot pilot. We have selected four pilot institutions and will be kicking off the chatbot pilot next month. As a reminder, the […]