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Season 2, Episode 12 - Teach & Learn

How Teaching Skills Can Complement the Use of AI in Education With Michael Feldstein

Join D2L for a conversation with E-Literate’s Michael Feldstein about the impact of AI on education and the importance of teaching skills in the rapidly evolving educational landscape.

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An introduction to Michael Feldstein


The importance of lifelong learning and durable skills


Why teaching skills are durable skills


Michael discusses scaffolding in the context of educational theory and the zone of proximal development


How Michael has used LLMs and ChatGPT in a personal lived experience


Cristi and Michael discuss examples of using ChatGPT to proof analysis assignments


How ChatGPT can act as a partner to students to support them in developing problem solving skills


Michael discusses the risks of generative AI


Michael share details of the six-month workshop series on developing an AI learning design assistant


How to keep up with the work of Michael Feldstein

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12 of Teach & Learn: A podcast for curious educators, brought to you by D2L. Hosted by Dr. Cristi Ford, VP of Academic Affairs at D2L, the show features candid conversations with some of the sharpest minds in the K-20 education space. We discuss trending educational topics, teaching strategies and delve into the issues plaguing our schools and higher education institutions today.

Episode Description  

As AI continues to spread across the education landscape, the role of teachers is shifting. But what if educators looked at AI as a complement to their skillset, rather than a threat?

In this episode of the Teach & Learn podcast, Dr. Cristi Ford talks to Michael Feldstein, Chief Accountability Officer at e-Literate about the impact of AI on education and the importance of teaching skills in the rapidly evolving educational landscape. They discuss:

  • The concept of durable skills
  • How teaching skills can complement and enhance the use of AI in education
  • Practical examples of how to use AI (specifically ChatGPT) in work and research
  • The ethical considerations and challenges of using AI in education
  • How AI could potentially improve the efficiency and quality of learning design processes

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Michael Feldstein

Michael Feldstein

Chief Accountability Officer, E-Literate Read Michael Feldstein's bio
Dr. Cristi Ford

Dr. Cristi Ford

Vice President of Academic Affairs Read Dr. Cristi Ford's bio
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