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Graide Pilot Overview 

About the national centre for AI’s programme of pilots  The National Centre for AI in tertiary education (NCAI) aims to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in education. One of the ways the team is achieving this is by leading a series of pilots, allowing Jisc members to gain direct experience of implementing AI, […]

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Advice and Guidance

Library strategy and Artificial Intelligence

On April 20th 2023 the Information School, University of Sheffield invited five guest speakers from across the library sectors to debate “Artificial Intelligence: Where does it fit into your library strategy?” The speakers were:       Nick Poole, CEO of CILIP       Neil Fitzgerald, Head of Digital Research, British Library     […]

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Student perceptions

Student Forums 2023: Generative AI and student concerns

Generative AI, is the topic everyone is talking about, including students. Recently, we organised five discussion forums for tertiary education students, on Generative AI. Our aim was to understand how students are currently using this technology and explore its potential impact on their learning experience. To ensure a broad range of perspectives, we conducted both […]

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Student perceptions

Student Forums 2023: Generative AI and how students are using it

Generative AI is the topic everyone is talking about, including students. Recently, we organised five discussion forums for tertiary education students on Generative AI. Our aim was to understand how students are currently using this technology and explore its potential impact on their learning experience. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the diverse ways […]

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Product Pilots

Teachermatic Pilot Launch

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new pilot, in which FE institutions will get the chance to use the AI platform Teachermatic. Teachermatic is a tool that uses generative AI to help teachers create resources and teaching materials. The aim of Teachermatic is to make educators lives easier by leveraging AI tools. The […]

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Advice and Guidance

AI outside of education 

In this blog we explore the use of AI across a few very different sectors – Museums & Galleries, Recruitment, Air travel, and Banking. The purpose is to see how other sectors, each at their own stages of AI maturity, are innovating with the same types of AI tools which we are exploring the use […]

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Examples of AI in education

Generative AI: Lifeline for students or threat to traditional assessment?

Co-authored by Marieke Guy, Head of digital assessment, UCL and Chris Thomson, Jisc. As generative AI embeds itself into the world, understanding students’ perspective on what it means for their learning and assessment is more important than ever. We live in fast moving and concerning times. The leaders at our HE institutions have found themselves […]

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Product Pilots

AnyWyse pilot launched: seeking FE colleges to pilot AI for developing engaging audio content

The team at the national centre for AI in tertiary education are pleased to announce that we will be piloting AI platform Anywyse with FE colleges. Anywyse empowers educators to produce engaging audio-based learning material (called ‘Wysers’) for their students. Through the use of AI, existing learning materials – workbooks, reading materials, exercises, etc– can […]

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Advice and Guidance

Means, Motive, Opportunity: A Composite Narrative about Academic Misconduct

Academic misconduct seems to have been brought into sharp relief over the last few months with a huge amount of hyperbole around large language models, or “generative AI”. Probably the most talked about was the arrival of ChatGPT3 just before Christmas 2022, social channels quickly lit up with discussions about how it will disrupt education, […]

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Advice and Guidance

AI writing detectors – concepts and considerations

  There has been much discussion of the role of AI writing detectors. The issue has become more urgent for us with Turnitin announcing the imminent release of an AI detector.  At the moment we’ve very little information about the Turnitin offering, other than the detail in the press release, where it claims 97% accuracy […]