AI and Education in Practice

Thursday, September 21, 2023 3:30 pm EST

John Behrens ‘83, the director of the Technology and Digital Studies Program and the director of digital strategy for the College of Arts & Letters, along with Khan Academy’s chief learning officer Kristen DiCerbo, explore and examine the benefits and pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence tools and technology in the world of education.

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Featured Speakers: 

  • Kristen DiCerbo, Ph.D. is the chief learning officer at Khan Academy. In this role, she is responsible for driving and communicating the learning strategy for Khan Academy’s programs, content, and product to realize deep engagement and better learning outcomes. She leads the design, content, product management, and research teams, ensuring pedagogical coherence and a research-informed design across Khan Academy’s offerings.
  • John Behrens ‘83 is a Professor of the Practice of Technology & Digital Studies and Concurrent Professor of the Practice in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He serves as Director of the Office of Digital Strategy in the College of Arts & Letters and Director of the Technologies & Digital Studies Program.

The New AI is sponsored on ThinkND by the Technology and Digital Studies Program in the College of Arts & Letters.  This program collaborates with the Computer Science and Engineering Department and other departments around the University to offer the Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, the Minor in Data Science, and the Idzik Computing & Digital Technologies Minor.

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