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Can artificial intelligence transform higher education?

This thematic series examines the potential and actual impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on higher education (HE). The focus is primarily on the use of AI for supporting teaching and learning.

Edited by: 
Tony Bates, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson Univeristy, Toronto, Canada
Cristóbal Cobo,  Senior Education and Technology Specialist, Education Global Practice, World Bank
Olga Mariño, FLAG-TICSW Research Group, Systems and Computing Engineering Department, Universidad de los Andes
Steve Wheeler, Plymouth Institute of Education, United Kingdom

  1. The low birth rate in Taiwan has led to a severe challenge for many universities to enroll a sufficient number of students. Consequently, a large number of students have been admitted to universities regardles...

    Authors: Shuo-Chang Tsai, Cheng-Huan Chen, Yi-Tzone Shiao, Jin-Shuei Ciou and Trong-Neng Wu

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2020 17:12

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The ongoing datafication of our social reality has resulted in the emergence of new data-based business models. This development is also reflected in the education market. An increasing number of educational t...

    Authors: André Renz and Romy Hilbig

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2020 17:14

    Content type: Research article

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  3. In the current study interaction data of students in an online learning setting was used to research whether the academic performance of students at the end of term could be predicted in the earlier weeks. The...

    Authors: Gökhan Akçapınar, Arif Altun and Petek Aşkar

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2019 16:40

    Content type: Research article

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  4. According to various international reports, Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIEd) is one of the currently emerging fields in educational technology. Whilst it has been around for about 30 years, it is st...

    Authors: Olaf Zawacki-Richter, Victoria I. Marín, Melissa Bond and Franziska Gouverneur

    Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 2019 16:39

    Content type: Review article

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