Digital Futures for Education: What is the impact of AI on university teaching and learning?
Date and time: 6 March 2024, 13:00 – 14:30 CET
Title: Digital Futures for Education: What is the impact of AI on university teaching and learning?
Hybrid event: The conversations are onsite and online
Where: Digital Futures hub, Osquars Backe 5, floor 2 at KTH main campus OR Zoom
A maximum of 50 participants are onsite at the Digital Futures hub. First come, first served.
For participation, please register here: https://www.kth.se/form/65b127f9dcba25abb5ed1aa0
Questions? Please contact Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Associate Director Outreach, Digital Futures: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conversation – Digital Futures for Education: What is the impact of AI on university teaching and learning?
The second conversation in this series of conversations will focus on the following questions:
- What views of AI and education configure teachers’ understanding of how to better prepare our students for a datafied future?
- How does AI redefine the university teachers’ practices and the profession?
- Which practices in academia and beyond become obsolete with the deployment of AI?
- Which new professions could emerge? Which professions will disappear?
- What does the AI future we prepare our students for look like?
Professor Arnold Pears, Unit of Learning in STEM at KTH and a member of the Working group Educational Transformation at Digital Futures. Pears is also the PI of the research project Transforming Higher Education Practice Through Generative-AI and a Digital Futures Faculty member.
- Matti Tedre is a Professor at the School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland. He is currently working on computer science education, ICT4D, social studies of computer science, and the history and philosophy of computer science. Link to Matti Tedre website
- Lina Rahm is an Assistant Professor in the History of Media and Environment KTH. She is a member of the Working group Rich and Healthy Life at Digital Futures and a member of Digital Futures Faculty. Her specialization is in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, funded by the WASP-HS Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society.
- Raquel Broman is the Head of Competence at AI Sweden.
Through Digital Futures for Education, we aim to:
- Stimulate an interdisciplinary dialogue across national and international universities to identify social demands and needs locally and globally.
- Bring about a well-founded debate on the possibilities of digitalization and data-driven education in Sweden.
- Cultivate critical and generative discussions on the ongoing research educational programs and projects at KTH, Stockholm University, and RISE.
- Align research goals and agendas in educational technology with everyday sociotechnical practices.
- Promote more inclusive conversations on digital transformation in higher education.
We invite you to be part of the conversation on digital transformation in education by suggesting topics and potential speakers to Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Associate Director Outreach, Digital Futures. Please send your suggestion to email@example.com. Write “Digital Futures Outreach” in the subject of your email.
Digital Futures for Education consists of conversations and events that bring together key actors from academia, civil society, and the private and public sectors. Its mission is to provide a colloquial space for discussion and reflection on the digital transformation in education and the role of universities in today’s complex societies. The goal is also to build a community with key national and international educational actors.