Author:
Rebecca Henderson
Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Simulation
Level:
Graduate / Professional
Tags:
  • AI OER
  • AI PD
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • FREEP.L.A.Y.
  • Oer
  • Professional Learning
  • WIU
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English

    Using the Magic of AI to Innovate Professional Learning

    Using the Magic of AI to Innovate Professional Learning

    Overview

    On January 4, 2024 the Curriculum Services Team delivered a 2-hour webinar titled "Using the Magic of AI to Innovate Professional Learning" to a national audience.  Based on a presentation delivered at the AESA National Conference in December 2023, this webinar was a deeper dive into the ways that the WIU Curriculum Services Team leverages AI to develop professional learning activities to support the school districts in Westmoreland County and beyond.

    National Webinar Overview

    On January 4, 2024, the Curriculum Services Team at the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit in Greensburg, PA invited participants from across the country to take a transformative journey into melding the wonders of artificial intelligence (AI) with the boundless realms of professional learning.

    Webinar Overview

    As we stand on the brink of an era where technology and education converge, the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit is thrilled to bring you a 2-hour immersive experience that promises to redefine how you perceive, implement, and engage with professional growth. The 'Using the Magic of AI to Innovate Professional Learning' workshop is not just another tech tutorial; it is an odyssey. Throughout our time together, we will unravel how AI, often seen as a tool of the future, is very much shaping our present. With its ability to curate individualized learning paths, predict skill gaps, and even assist in crafting curriculum, AI is not just a wave in education...it is a tidal force.

    As professionals, it is imperative to stay ahead, not just to keep up with the curve, but to shape and define it. This workshop will empower you with insights and tools to harness the potential of AI in your professional spheres, whether you are an educator, a training facilitator, or a lifelong learner.

    Key highlights:

    • Understanding AI: Deciphering the basics and breaking myths.
    • AI in Professional Learning: Real-world applications and case studies.
    • Hands-On Exploration: Dive into tools and platforms leveraging AI for professional growth.
    • Ethics & Inclusivity: Ensuring AI promotes fairness and equality in professional learning.
    • Future-forward Thinking: Envisioning the next steps for AI and continuous learning.

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