AI Will Define Education in the Post-Pandemic Era

IBM | June 01, 2020

In the last two months, the COVID-19 outbreak has forced at least 124,000 U.S. public and private schools in the United States to close under stay-at-home orders, requiring over 55 million students and educators to adopt digital learning as the new normal.Digital learning, also known as e-learning, is not new. Many high school and college students take academic courses online. Even for younger students and continuous learners, private online learning has been a trend for years through mobile tutoring apps and digital learning platforms. Still, that doesn’t mean digital learning is the same now as it was when it started – and it won’t be the same after the coronavirus pandemic is over, thanks to the incorporation of artificial intelligence.

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After many years of valuable work by the ATSE Education Working Group, the Academy’s involvement in education took an exciting new direction recently with the establishment of education as one of four priority areas in the 2006–12 Strategic Plan. The others are water, energy and climate change, and each is served by a topic forum. This is a timely step forward and recognises the crucial role of education in building the scientific and technological capacity of Australia and opening up discussion among Fellows about ways in which ATSE can act to initiate and enhance activities in this area.

Spotlight

After many years of valuable work by the ATSE Education Working Group, the Academy’s involvement in education took an exciting new direction recently with the establishment of education as one of four priority areas in the 2006–12 Strategic Plan. The others are water, energy and climate change, and each is served by a topic forum. This is a timely step forward and recognises the crucial role of education in building the scientific and technological capacity of Australia and opening up discussion among Fellows about ways in which ATSE can act to initiate and enhance activities in this area.

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