Assistive Technology in Education


AI Research to Focus on Academic and Social-Emotional Growth

The University of Montreal and Classcraft are teaming up to research how artificial intelligence plays a role in the classroom setting.

New Research Project Exploring AI in K–12

The project will explore the impact of AI-driven learning experiences on student outcomes, including academic growth and social emotional learning.

10 Emerging Trends in Analytics Every CIO Should Know About

Augmented analytics and “explainable AI” are just two changes to data and analytics technology that should have "significant disruptive potential"over operations in the next three to five years.

5 Myths of AI

No, artificial intelligence can't replace the human brain, and no, we'll never really be able to make AI bias-free.

Artificial Intelligence Seeing Massive Surge in Education

Education will experience the third-largest growth of any sector, coming in slightly behind government (44.3 percent) and "personal and consumer services" (43.3 percent).

Machine Learning Augments 3D Design for Greater Precision

The innovation "is heading on the path to essentially allowing anyone to be a manufacturer."

AI in Education Shows Most Promise for the Repetitive and Predictable

Artificial intelligence shows promise for education, but only when it comes to supporting teachers with repetitive and predictable tasks.

Experts Weigh in on Merits of AI in Education

Will artificial intelligence make most people better off over the next decade, or will it redefine what free will means or what a human being is? A new report by the Pew Research Center has weighed in on the topic by conferring with some 979 experts, who have, in summary, predicted that networked AI "will amplify human effectiveness but also threaten human autonomy, agency and capabilities."

Google Program Offers Funding for AI, Machine Learning Projects

Google has set aside a $25 million pool to fund research work by schools and other organizations using machine learning for "social good."

Gartner Tech Trends for 2019 Include Immersive Experiences, Autonomous Things and Blockchain

IT analyst firm Gartner has named its top 10 trends for 2019, and the "immersive user experience" is on the list, alongside blockchain, quantum computing and seven other drivers influencing how we interact with the world. The annual trend list covers breakout tech with broad impact and tech that could reach a tipping point in the near future.

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