In light of the fact that only 59 percent of students who begin pursuing a four-year degree at a higher-ed institution graduate within six years, many in the industry are seeking innovative ways to improve student outcomes.
Recent advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have led to its adoption across many sectors. The multidisciplinary field presents a wide variety of opportunities for application, giving it great potential for use in higher education. AI encompasses these sub fields:
- machine learning, used in everything from search engines to recommendation systems
- natural-language processing, a prominent use case being the language understanding of Amazon’s Alexa
- computer vision, which is used for tasks such as facial recognition.
We are only beginning to scratch the surface of the many ways this technology could be used to help universities improve the student experience.…Read More