Confronting Tools of the Oppressor

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Confronting Tools of the Oppressor: Framing Just Technology Integration in Educational Technology and Teacher Education New article by Natalie and Jessa is available here: https://citejournal.org/volume-22/issue-4-22/current-practice/confronting-tools-of-the-oppressor-framing-just-technology-integration-in-educational-technology-and-teacher-education/ Abstract Power, privilege, and prejudice are embedded within technologies. While technologies can be designed and … Continued

Needs and artifcial intelligence

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Ryan Watkins and Soheil Human just published their open access article “Needs and Artificial Intelligence” in the AI and Ethics Journal. Abstract Throughout our history, we, Homo sapiens, have used technologies to better satisfy our needs. The relation between needs … Continued

Needs-aware AI

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On February 2nd, Soheil Human (from the Vienna University of Economics and Business) and Ryan Watkins (the HTC Lab) will lead a symposium on Needs-aware Artificial Intelligence — AI that ‘serves [human] needs’. Learn more about the symposium and how … Continued

A Digital Nudge

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Along with colleagues from across GWU, Dr. Watkins and the HTC lab will be working on a NSF grant: A Digital Nudge: Assessing the Impact of an Immutable Records Data Management Platform on Student Researcher Ethics.  The research will examine … Continued

AI Literacy

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Farhana  (PhD student in the HTC lab) recently presented a short talk at the AI4EDU conference on a comprehensive approach for moving from a general concept of AI Literacy to a competency model approach — paper | video

Jessa and Natalie’s poster at AERA

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Here is a link to the poster Jessa and Natalie presented at AERA this past week: https://www.quantamagazine.org/a-new-map-of-the-standard-model-of-particle-physics-20201022/ Examining the Relationship Between Teacher Change Fatigue and the Technology Acceptance Model Pre-COVID-19 Pandemic  

Jasmine Sami and Dr. Medsker at SITE

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We are excited that Jas (HTC student) and Dr. Medsker (HTC faculty) will be presenting at the SITE conference on March 30th! Sami, J., Medsker, L., (2021, March 30) Improving Recruitment and Retention of Undergraduates into STEM Teaching. [Conference presentation] Society … Continued

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