The propoal After I publihsed my blog about the Festival of creative learning chatbot workshop I bumped into the Lisa Dawson (Director of Student Systems and Administration) who asked if we could condense the 3 hour workshop into 45 mins, run it 4 times at an away day and go to the zoo (queue the […]Read More Chatbot Design Workshops and club Tropicanna
In my current position I am working on helping to identify and deliver the technology that would assist in the delivery of Master level courses at scale. Before the pedagogy evangelists go all Opus Dei on me let me stress that I am a firm believer that technology is not the definitive answer alone (without good design or […]Read More Shape Shifting and Automated Teaching
As part of the University of Edinburgh’s Festival of Creative Learning myself, Stewart Cromar and Marcello Crolla decided to host a Hackathon on chatbots. The premise of the hackathon wasn’t to delve into the technology and build a new skynet. It was too try and make the technology more accessible by removing the technology and […]Read More FCL: Teaching Bot Hackathon
So, AI in education, what’s going on or should I say what’s not going on? AI has transformed from something associated with science fiction to everyday fact (e.g. smart phones camera subject detection to banking apps). AI is an umbrella term encompassing numerous technologies and concepts (e.g. machine learning, natural language understanding, robotics etc) these technologies […]Read More AI & Education, the great myth?