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Welcome to the AI in Education podcast

From Dan Bowen from Microsoft Australia

It's a weekly chat about Artificial Intelligence in Education - what it is, how it works, and the different ways it is being used. It's not too serious, or too technical, and is intended to be a good conversation of background information.

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Dec 25, 2019

You might guess that Dan and Ray didn't really want to spend Christmas Day recording another podcast, but equally, they didn't want to leave you empty handed! So here, for your festive delectation, is the podcast that should never have made it out of the studio! Every week, sophisticated sound engineering takes out the...


Dec 18, 2019

It's the last day of term Down Under, so Dan and Ray talk about something for next year - the AI for Good Schools Challenge 2020. They're joined by guest Clare White, also from the Microsoft Education team, and Aaron Tait, from Education ChangeMakers, who are Microsoft's partner for the competition. More details on...


Dec 11, 2019

Dan and Ray have been keeping an eye on how the press write about AI in education, and this week they talk about how the media write about AI for education projects, and discuss their personal perspective on the stories themselves, as well as the way that the media cover it. From "fears teachers could be replaced by...


Dec 4, 2019

After 10 episodes, we head back towards the beginning, with a discussion about the origins of Artificial Intelligence (as Dan gets a chance to use his teacher voice), and then go a little deeper into what one of the common terms - Machine Learning - means in plain language. Ray gets to confess to having produced...


Nov 27, 2019

In this week's podcast we interview tech guru Sulabh Jain from the Cloud Collective. Sulabh's recent work has involved technical development of the AI used for the personalised learning support discussed in last week's interview with Dr David Kellerman at UNSW Sydney. David talked about the work he'd done on...