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Review of Evolutionary Intelligence: How Technology Will Make Us Smarter

AI has been here for a much longer than “ChatGPT” which has been garnering so much attention since late 2022. There have been a number of books and articles and special journal issues dedicated to the understanding it, considering its potential effects, and advising individuals and group on how to successfully navigate this new world. Read More

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Research in Education

The research paper has long-been a staple of school curriculum at many levels. Most students write their first reports in elementary school and continue writing research papers until they graduate. Educators with master’s degrees probably wrote a thesis as part of their degree program, and the culminating experience in any doctoral program is writing and defending Read More

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How We Handle Ethics in #edtech

Ethics and Educational Technology: Reflection, Interrogation, and Design as a Framework for Practice by Stephanie L. Moore and Heather K. Tillberg-Webb (9780415895088) could not have arrived as a more propitious time. For six months, we in education (k-12, community college, university, professional, and all other settings) have been dealing with ChatGPT and other generative AI. Read More

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Text Written by AI: Five Questions and Answers

Students are using generative AI to write papers. It seems scholars are as well. (https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-this-doctor-wrote-dozens-of-science-papers-with-chatgpt) So, what are we to make of all of this? What is the future of intellectual works when they can be generated by AI? I wonder, first, how is this different from the other tools we use to extend human Read More