The AI Literacy Imperative: Empowering Instructors & Students

 Ban AI 2024

In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, understanding artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a luxury but a necessity. By examining the fundamental aspects of AI literacy — awareness, capability, knowledge and critical thinking — this enlightening webinar unveils the pivotal role of AI literacy in academia and beyond.

Through a blend of extensive research findings and practical insights, webinar host Dr. Brent Anders presents a comprehensive guide for educators to seamlessly integrate AI literacy into their curriculum to equip their students with indispensable skills.

Dr. Anders' exploration of the latest research and pedagogical considerations offers a clear roadmap for educators, ensuring the teaching of AI literacy remains understandable, manageable and motivational, and that it upholds academic integrity.

Key takeaways 

  • An understanding of what generative AI is
  • An analysis of the four key components of AI literacy
  • Identification of key reasons why AI literacy is a pressing issue
  • A call to action

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Leading the session (in alphabetical order)

Brent A. Anders

Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the American University of Armenia

Brent A. Anders, Ph.D., has a doctorate degree in education and currently works as the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the American University of Armenia. Anders has authored multiple books, research articles and blog posts on educational methodologies, online learning and educational technology. His second book on AI, The AI Literacy Imperative: Empowering Instructors & Students, is now available on Amazon and focuses on the need for everyone in academia to develop AI literacy skills in order to help students succeed in a fully AI-integrated world. Anders has done multiple public speaking engagements around the world.

Event details

Start date Monday, March 4, 2024 - 11:00 am
End date Monday, March 4, 2024 - 12:00 pm
Duration 60 min
Cut-off date Monday, March 4, 2024 - 10:00 am
Seats available 300
Organizer Contact North
Language English event
Delivery mode Online via Zoom
Location Online via Zoom (Contact North Webinars)

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