Let's talk AI

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Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst) // @anitsirk // Peralta Equity Conference // 27 April 2023
Slide access: tiny.cc/peralta2023

and equity

Recording: TBD

What comes to mind when you think of AI?

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is intelligence — perceiving, synthesizing, and inferring information — demonstrated by machines, as opposed to intelligence displayed by non-human animals or by humans.


  • Web search engines
  • Recommendation systems
  • Understanding human speech
  • Self-driving cars
  • Generative tools ✨

Generative AI






Learning outcomes generated with ChatGPT (GPT-3.5)

  1. Gain an understanding of the ethical implications of using AI in education and how it may impact equity.
  2. Explore positive and negative impacts of AI in education and identify potential strategies for leveraging AI to foster equity.
  3. Develop a deeper understanding of the role of educators in fostering equity and promoting ethical AI practices in education.
  4. Identify opportunities for meaningful collaboration and innovation in using AI to support equitable educational outcomes.
Screenshot of the AI assistant of slides.com which presents several options to improve the language

AI promises

  • Make life easier
  • Deal with the mundane
  • Support students
  • Improve accessibility
  • Unleash creativity
  • ...

The other side

  • Access
  • Accuracy
  • Biased models
  • Copyright and re-use permissions
  • Privacy
  • Sustainability
  • ...

What are your biggest concerns?

Over to you

  • What are your concerns around AI and your work with your students?
  • What strategies can you employ to deal with these concern?
  • What are your open questions?

Go to the activity at tiny.cc/AI-Concern

Let’s talk AI and equity

By Kristina Hoeppner

Let’s talk AI and equity

Discussion session facilitated by Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst IT) at the Peralta Equity Conference on 27 April 2023

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