Joseph E. Aoun: Robot-proof: higher education in the age of artificial intelligence
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Since the twenty-first century, the world has witnessed a wave of new technologies represented by artificial intelligence (AI), Internet, and big data. The arrival of the age of AI is reflected in the gradual impact of AI on agriculture, industry, business, as well as people’s daily life. The origins of global AI research can be traced back to the Dartmouth Conference in 1956. In recent years, the development of big data, sensing technology, and deep learning technology has promoted the progress of AI, making it once again become the hot topic in various fields. How should higher education face the challenges brought by AI? This timely book analyzes the background, goals, and measures of higher education reform in the age of AI.
In five chapters, Aoun endeavored to show people’s fears of a robotic future, to present what employers want in the age of AI, to introduce a learning model for the future, to analyze why experiential learning is effective, especially refer to the Northeastern...
The funding was provided by the Jiangsu Province Education Scientific Planning Project “Study on Teachers’ Literacy in the Era of Artificial Intelligence”(D/2018/01/77); Jiangsu Province “Qinglan Project.”
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