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Mar 19, 2024

Throughout the first few months of this year, we’ve been exploring artificial intelligence for L&D. In episode 377, Donald Taylor gave us the context on the extent to which L&D pros are using AI In episode 379, Ross Steven offered advice for getting started.

This week on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Ross and Owen were joined by Kacper Lodzikowski, Vice President of AI Capabilities at Pearson, to discuss the opportunities that AI presents for education. 

We discuss:

·       Why AI presents such a challenge for educators

·       Balancing those challenges with opportunities

·       What those opportunities are and where to embrace them.

During the discussion, Kacper referenced his paper: Łodzikowski, K., Foltz, P. W., & Behrens, J. T. (2023). Generative AI and Its Educational Implications. arXiv preprint arXiv:2401.08659.

To find out more about our own AI-powered ‘difficult conversation’ tool, see AI Conversations.

In ‘What I Learned This Week’, Owen recommended the TV show Poker Face.

Ross G referenced ‘The Long Goodbye to Saturn’s Ring’, published in The Atlantic.

Kacper referenced Ethan Mollick’s newsletter One Useful Thing and Gary Marcus’ newsletter Marcus on AI.

Ross G shared a letter that was possibly written to Marilyn Monroe from John Steinbeck.

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