Education in the Age of AI

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Join us for a groundbreaking symposium that promises to redefine the future of education: discover how AI is transforming the humanities into a thrilling realm of relevance, turning learning into an immersive play experience, reshaping curriculums, and shaping the future of universities. Don't miss this one-day event that will illuminate the path forward for academia in the age of artificial intelligence.

Explore the future of education and unlock the power of AI in academia! dive into an enlightening exploration of how artificial intelligence is set to revolutionize the university experience.

This event offers a comprehensive look at AI's ability to foster inclusivity, enhance student learning, and broaden access to creative resources, while also confronting its challenges, from ethical dilemmas and data privacy concerns to the risks of technology addiction and the hurdles of implementation. Join us as we navigate through the cutting-edge advancements in AI, tackling both its promising potential and the complex challenges it presents in higher education. This exclusive symposium will delve into the latest research trends, innovative applications, and uncharted methodological advancements, setting it apart from any other event or publication in the field.

Seize the opportunity to be at the forefront of academic transformation, fostering collaborations and forging new partnerships that will amplify research efforts and advance the integration of AI across diverse disciplines. Don't miss your chance to be part of the dialogue shaping the future of universities and the development of AI in education.

Symposium Schedule

8:30 – 9 a.m. Breakfast

9 – 10 a.m. Panel 1: How AI Can Make the Humanities Super Relevant

  • Natalie Khazaal (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): Redesigning a Foreign Language Course with the Help of AI: Benefits and Challenges
  • Britta Kallin and Hyoun-A Joo (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): Incorporating the Spirant AI Tool in the German-Language Classroom: Rubrics and AI Feedback

10 – 10:15 a.m. Coffee & Tea Break

10:15 –11:15 a.m Panel 2: AI Trends: Computer-Assisted Learning 

  • Lelia Glass (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): Modeling Language and Learners in Computer-Assisted Language Learning
  • Masato Kikuchi (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): Utilizing Machine Translation in Language Education

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Coffee & Tea Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel 3: Learning as Play: Games and AI

  • Yongtaek Kim (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): Korean Language Game App with AI-Operated Chat
  • Osvaldo Cleger (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): AI in Video Games: Beyond the If / Then Logic
  • Hongchen Wu (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): A Streamlit App for Character Amnesia in Chinese

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Catered Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Panel 4: AI for Successful Chinese Language Education

  • Jianfen Wang (Berea College Department of Foreign Languages): Innovating Foreign Language Curricula in the AI Era 
  • Jin Liu (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages): AI and Tones in Chinese Songs 
  • Fang Pan (London School of Economics): AI in Language Education

2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Coffee & Tea Break

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Panel 5: AI for a New Curriculum

  • Michael Smith (Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business): A Layered Approach for AI to Help Develop Course Material
  • Emily Weigel (Georgia Tech, School of Biological Sciences): Gains, Claims, and Failures: Situating AI Use Contextually in Undergraduate Classes
  • Nazmi Dincer (Turkish Air Force Academy, Turkey): Alice’s Adventures in AI Land

4 – 5 p.m. How is AI Shaping Your University and its Future? Brainstorming session led by:

  • Kyoko Masuda (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages)
  • Natalie Khazaal (Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages)
  • Fang Pan (London School of Economics)