Rose Luckin

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AI in Education: Blending Human Intelligence and Machine Learning

The implications of AI and automation for change in the future workplace is the subject of much current debate and the implications for all education sectors are significant. But how should Education respond? In this presentation. I will consider how we need to respond as educators to the consequences of workplace automation.

 I will focus on how we need to extend our students’ intelligence beyond the routine cognitive processing of academic subject matter, and how AI can help us to achieve this more effectively. And I will consider what intelligent work behaviours can most sensibly be moved from human performance to AI performance in the workplace and what this means for educator in school and higher Education. I will draw on research from within the AI and Education community and from the Learning Sciences to suggest ways in which we can and should use our Human Intelligence to gain the greatest benefits from our Artificially Intelligent technologies.

Rose Luckin is Professor of Learner Centred Design at UCL Knowledge Lab in London. Her research involves the design and evaluation of educational technology using theories from the learning sciences and techniques from Artificial Intelligence (AI). She has a particular interest in using AI to open up the ‘black box’ of learning to show teachers and students the detail of their progress intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Rose is also Director of EDUCATE: a London hub for Educational Technology StartUps, researchers and educators to work together on the development of evidence-informed Educational Technology. Rose has published numerous academic articles in journals and has authored 2 monographs and 2 edited collections. She is also lead author of Nesta’s influential ‘Decoding Learning’ report published in 2012 and Pearson’s Unleashing Intelligence, published in 2016.

Rose holds an International Franqui Chair at KU Leuven and was named on the Seldon List 2017, as one of the 20 most influential people in Education. She is a UFI charity trustee, a governor and trustee of St Paul’s school in London, a governor of the Self-Managed Learning College in Brighton and a member of the Cambridge University Press Syndicate (ELT & Education Publishing Committee). She has taught in the state secondary, Further Education and Higher Education sectors, and she was previously Pro-Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning at the University of Sussex.