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Artificial intelligence as a teacher’s workmate – starting to use AI in teaching

Get ready to learn about AI, make new connections and grow your professional network!

This course will help you improve your digital competencies to efficiently teach with/for AI and integrate it into your classes. Working in teams, doing personalized projects and learning through direct experience with different AI tools, this hands-on course combines academic high-level knowledge even with some cultural discoveries. 

To whom?
The course is targeted especially to teachers from upper secondary schools to the university level of applied sciences. But everybody is welcome who knows the subject as her/his own.

When and where?
27.11.-1.12.2023 in Helsinki & Tallinn.


DAY 1: Monday Nov 27, 2023: Orientation to AI in education

· Arrival & registration

· Breaking the ice!

· Welcome to Finland – some practical issues to make your life easier!

· SYKLI Environmental College: Adult Vocational training – a Speedway to green & digital transition?

· Lunch (at own expense)

· Orientation: What is AI? How does it work and even teach?

· Getting familiar with conversational AI (ChatGPT and Google Bard especially)

DAY 2: Tuesday Nov 28, 2023. Getting touch

· Examples of AI in Edu: What can we learn?

· Workshop1: Picture (video) generation

o Tools, prompt engineering, copyright issues

· Lunch (at own expense)

· Workshop2: Conversational AI in teaching

o Tools, prompt engineering

o Creating learning materials

o Creating learning tasks

DAY 3: Wednesday Nov 29, 2023: Finding your ways to use AI

· Workshop3: More specific use of AI

o Using AI with Office tools

o Teaching&learning languages

o Some short insights to coding

· Lunch (at own expense)

· Workshop4: Examples and trials of AI based software in education and in teachers’ work

o Synthesia, Knowji, Fetchy, Gradescope etc. etc.

· Safety in an AI world

DAY 4: Thursday Nov 30, 2023: Groupworking for AI innovations

· Forming groups according to chosen special topics

· Diving deep into the topic

· Lunch (at own expense)

· Understanding current possibilities

· Recognising future needs

· Sharing the results

· Wrap-up of the days 1-4

DAY 5: Friday Dec 1, 2023. A study trip to Estonia (by ferry)

· We will make 2 professional site visits related to AI use in education

· There is also free time to visit the old town of Tallinn, Unesco world heritage site since 1997.

· Departure 9:00 and back in Helsinki at 18:30

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Ari Laitala
+358 505668998