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AI in Education: Nurturing Critical Thinkers in the Digital Age

Duration:
5-Day Course
Language:
English
Course Overview

The “AI in Education” course is a dynamic 5-day program designed to empower educators with the knowledge and skills needed to integrate artificial intelligence into their classrooms while fostering critical thinking skills among students. Participants will explore the opportunities and challenges presented by AI in education, engage with AI tools, and collaboratively design projects that enhance critical thinking in the digital age.

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Course Objectives
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of AI and its potential impact on education.
  • Gain practical experience with AI tools for both educators and students.
  • Explore strategies to nurture critical thinking skills in students in the context of AI.
  • Design and implement collaborative AI projects that encourage teamwork and problem-solving.
  • Assessment Strategies: Develop effective assessment methods for evaluating critical thinking in AI-integrated lessons.
  • Action Planning: Create a personalized action plan for integrating AI into the classroom with a focus on critical thinking.

Schedule

Day 1: 

  • Introduction to AI.
  • Definition and overview of artificial intelligence.
  • The role of AI in modern education.
  • Opportunities and Challenges.
  • Exploring the potential benefits of AI in the classroom.
  • Identifying challenges and ethical considerations.

Day 2: 

  • AI-Powered Teaching Assistants.
  • Introduction to AI tools that assist educators in lesson planning and grading.
  • Hands-on exploration of AI applications for administrative tasks.
  • AI-Assisted Learning for Students.
  • Overview of adaptive learning platforms and personalized learning with AI.
  • Best practices for integrating AI tools to enhance student engagement.

Day 3: 

  • Critical Thinking in the Digital Age.
  • Defining critical thinking skills and their importance in the age of AI.
  • Analyzing how AI impacts information evaluation and decision-making.
  • Case Studies and Discussions.
  • Reviewing case studies on AI integration in education.
  • Facilitated discussions on fostering critical thinking in AI-enhanced learning environments.

Day 4:

  • Collaborative AI Projects.
  • Designing collaborative projects that leverage AI tools.
  • Encouraging students to work together on problem-solving tasks.
  •  Group Presentations and Feedback.
  • Groups present their AI-integrated projects.
  • Feedback and discussions on the collaborative learning experience.

 Day 5: 

  • Collaborative AI Projects.
  • Designing collaborative projects that leverage AI tools.
  • Encouraging students to work together on problem-solving tasks.
  • Groups present their AI-integrated projects.
  • Feedback and discussions on the collaborative learning experience.
  • Course evaluation and Feedback.
Next Dates
LocationStarting DateStatusEnrol
Barcelos20 May, 2024Pre-Confirmed
Porto29 July, 2024Contact Us
Azores26 August, 2024Pre-Confirmed
Madeira16 September, 2024Contact Us
Lisbon28 October, 2024Contact Us
Lisbon11 November, 2024Contact Us

Price

All expenses can be covered through a Knowledge Acquisition (KA) subsidy within the Erasmus+ initiative. This is a 5-day training course in which Mobility Friends imposes a fee of 350€ per attendee, in courses located in the cities of the continent and Madeira islandThe fee for Azores island is 480€ per attendee.

The price includes the training course and a coffee break.

For groups of 5 or more people, please contact us for pricing details.

Important Info

Certificate

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attend a minimum of 80% of the course.


Schedule

The time of classes, whether in the morning or afternoon, is determined by the provider. The schedule may vary considerably based on participants’ preferences and the trainer’s discretion regarding any modifications.


Equipment

For certain courses, it may be necessary for you to bring your own laptop. Our team will inform you in case of need.


Other services

Mobility Friends offers various services for you. We handle everything from accommodation to cultural visits and transfers. Contact us to learn how we can assist you with your travel logistics.

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