Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education

During the pandemic, virtual learning has been discussed more and more, and artificial intelligence (AI) as teaching tools has become the next step in education. In an article, (https://www.brandeis.edu/now/2020/november/artificial-intelligence-classroom-qa.html) a research project, at the University of Colorado Boulder, about “embodied human computer interaction” has been studied to use AI as teaching assistant and enhance learningContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education”

Teaching the Beauty of Science

Understanding is a lot like sex. It’s got a practical purpose, but that’s not why people do it normally. Frank Oppenheimer (as cited in Girod et al., 2002, p. 575) The concepts of art, beauty, creativity, and passion merging with … Continue reading

Future of the University

Last week I was having a conversation with my younger brother who is an aspiring engineer. He is preparing for graduation from community college, where he studied electrical engineering, which for his aspirations was the only offering that fit. As we discussed possibilities for his future, the reality of the difficulty in planning and preparing …

Future of the University

Last week I was having a conversation with my younger brother who is an aspiring engineer. He is preparing for graduation from community college, where he studied electrical engineering, which for his aspirations was the only offering that fit. As we discussed possibilities for his future, the reality of the difficulty in planning and preparing …

The influential role of mentoring in higher education

Throughout different stages of our lives and careers we establish relationships with people that can become influential in our development as professionals but also in our growth and maturity as human beings. These kind of people that have such impact in our formation are often called mentors. The definition and characteristics that make someone “qualified” …