EDUCATION NEEDS AI AS A MIND MULTIPLIER

| April 9, 2019

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New technologies change how we work. Each time a new technology enters the workforce, we lament the loss of jobs, but in reality, the jobs don’t go away. They become opportunities to engage in critical thinking and problem-solving.The advent of artificial intelligence brings similar concerns, but AI will change the way we learn and work.Don’t think AI in education is some futuristic concept. Artificial intelligence is already here, and it’s in more classrooms than you might think. MIT has committed $1B to interdisciplinary AI education. The goal of this endeavor is to help students in diverse fields incorporate AI in their own fields of study.

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The National University of Distance Education (UNED) is the largest university of Spain. The UNED is a distance university that offers a blended learning methodology. The UNED's model combines distance education entirely, supporting by digital technologies, and also the face to face education, which takes place in Study Centers located in Spain, Europe, Latin America and Africa.

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