Tags Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Building the infrastructure needed to secure research mega-grants with AI tools

by EdScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Research mega-grants promise new revenue streams for higher-ed institutions. However, they come with expectations for high compute and performance requirements says a new report.

University of California to publish database of how it uses AI

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

In an attempt to use AI ethically, the system says it will follow several recommendations of a new report, including publishing a new public database.

Florida college says chatbot brought back 'near-grads' with humor, advice

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

Administrators said "Gwen" can answer questions, tell jokes and use emojis to get encourage students to re-enroll.

Intel expands AI education program to 11 states

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Intel said it plans to expand the "AI for Workforce" program to 18 community colleges this year and an additional 50 colleges next year.

College taps AI for more meaningful online class discussions

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno saw a growing number of instructors adopt Packback, which suggests how to improve online discussion posts based on machine learning.

Google Cloud and Walden U. create chatbot that writes its own quizzes

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

An AI-powered tool called "Julian" allows students at the online college to check their progress on demand, and does some of the work in creating assessments.

NSF to fund university AI research centers in adult education, STEM learning

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

Eleven institutions are to receive $20 million over five years as they seek to accelerate AI research and applications across a range of uses.

Colleges and institutions need to pick up the pace to meet AI skills demand

by EdScoop Staff • 4 months ago

A new survey of higher education officials points to a shortage of instructors and infrastructure in the face of rising demand for AI instruction at colleges and universities.

AI is growing in higher education, but it isn't automating everything

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

Tedious workflows and repetitive tasks are being automated at colleges and universities, leaving staff more time for authentic interactions with students.