Ethics of Artificial-Intelligence-in-Education (AIED)

Masterclass 6 on “Ethics of Artificial-Intelligence-in-Education (AIED)” was held on Saturday, November 19,  from 3:30 pm to 5 pmThis masterclass was designed to introduce participants to the basics of Ethics of Artificial intelligence (AI) in Education.

Session Objectives:

  • Describe the concept of Ethics and AI
  • Describe how to take next steps and learn more about  Ethics of Artificial intelligence (AI) in Education

Instructor: Dr. Shitanshu Mishra National ICT Specialist and Information Technology Officer, UNESCO MGIEP, New Delhi Dr. Shitanshu Mishra is a learning and educational technology scientist with over ten years of experience. He is currently working with UNESCO’s category-1 educational research institute, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (UNESCO MGIEP), in New Delhi. At UNESCO, he handles EdTech research and development as a National ICT Specialist and Information Technology Officer. His research at UNESCO encompasses developing and evaluating an artificial intelligence (AI) based online learning platform to help learners improve their social-emotional skills. He is also leading the project on ethics in AI-in-Education (AIED). Additionally, he is studying the effects of social and emotional learning on individuals’ learning processes of topics such as “Climate Change” and “Global Citizenship.” After completing his Ph.D. from the Educational Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai, He worked with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Vanderbilt University, as a postdoctoral research fellow for two years. After that, he worked with the EdTech research group at IIT Bombay as a research scientist for one year before joining UNESCO. His research interests lie in computing education research, authentic learning, scientific temper, the development of technology-enhanced learning environments, Artificial Intelligence in Education, and Multimodal Learning Analytics.