Artificial Intelligence and Its Application in Learning

| January 14, 2019

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a relevant tool of the modern era because of its significant impact on enhancing the way humans interact with customers, develop business strategies, and empower learners. Thousands of companies, including technical giants, like Google, Intel, Apple, and Microsoft realize this potential and are working on AI technologies.[i]AI-powered tools are quickly making its way across industries and have different applications of its use, like intelligent conversational interfaces (e.g., chatbots), recruiting automation, cybersecurity, accelerated reading for scientific research, and health care diagnostics.[ii] AI is using machine intelligence to empower human intelligence by efficiently analyzing data and making it more useful.It is also altering the way educators, from higher institutions to corporations, deliver and create content across different learning environments. It is expected that artificial intelligence in U.S. education will grow 47.5% by 2021 according to the Artificial Intelligence Market in the US Education Sector report.[iii]

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The University of Delaware - a state assisted, privately chartered institution - is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant and Carnegie Research University (very high research activity). The University, with origins in 1743, was chartered by the State of Delaware in 1833. A Women's College was opened in 1914, and in 1945 UD became permanently coeducational. The main campus is located in Newark, Delaware, a suburban community of nearly 30,000, situated midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Courses are also offered at the Wilmington campus and at other locations throughout the State, including Dover, Georgetown, Milford, and Lewes.

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