The hype, I’m afraid, will not go away anytime soon. Take these three headlines from my newsfeed in the past 24 hours for instance: AI Assistant to Teach Students in Coding Course at Harvard Starting This Fall; UK’s Top Universities Issue 5 Guidelines for Generative AI; AI May Harm More Than Help B-School Students, Study Shows.
The truth, at least according to Ren Wang, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of HiLink, is more mundane. This April, Hilink released an AI lesson planner powered by ChatGPT that they say “revolutionizes the planning process by enabling educators to quickly create comprehensive lesson plans with just a few steps, such as inputting topic, audience, and keywords.”
But how does that work exactly? I asked Ren this and a few other questions about how he sees AI tech affecting the way we teach and learn. Have a listen and scroll down for some edited excerpts.…Read More