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24 November 2020
The Ethics of AI-Assisted Learning

During the first week of November 2020, I participated in the Global Summit on the Ethics of AI in Education. Leaders in the field of artificial intelligence in education (AIED) got together virtually to discuss key ethical questions regarding the use of AI in education. I took part in discussions on how to facilitate the...

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27 October 2020
Enskill Spanish: Avatar-Based Asynchronous Learning for Students and Teachers

Language teachers recognize that it is important to give students opportunities to practice speaking, both to increase fluency and build self-confidence. Unfortunately, this can be very demanding on teacher time. Teachers must organize and orchestrate the practice activities, and then provide students feedback as needed. This can be a challenge in large classes or in...

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20 October 2020
Avatar AI Helping Hybrid Learning [podcast]

In this podcast, Dr. Lewis Johnson of Alelo and Leilani Cauthen of the EduJedi Leadership Society discuss avatars used with artificial intelligence for asynchronous teaching and professional development. A technology that has been around for a while in the corporate sector and military is now coming to the rescue in education to create engagement and...

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08 October 2020
Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Lectures at Penn State on Using AI to Teach Culture

 This informative recorded lecture for Penn State discusses the intersection of technology, culture, and learning. In it, you’ll: Learn why the U.S. government provides mandatory cultural training to U.S. personnel deploying to 86 countries with AI technology and explore an example from Ukraine. Understand how cultural training of U.S. personnel dropped insurgent attacks from...

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06 October 2020
Helping Learners Around the World Get Back on Track Under COVID-19

Alelo just gave a webinar for teachers on how to use AI technology to help learners overcome learning disruptions due to COVID-19. Attendees from a dozen countries participated, including Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia. COVID-19 is disrupting education around the world, and so people around the world are looking...

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15 September 2020
How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Help Learners Recover Lost Ground Due to COVID-19

Although students are returning to class, the impact of COVID-19 on teachers and students is still being felt. According to UNESCO, 875 million students worldwide, 50% of the total, are still affected by school closures. Students who are returning to school are suffering the effects of school closures earlier in the year. The pandemic has...

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