Artificial Intelligence in Adult Learning and Education

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Why does artificial intelligence still feel like a sci-fi movie? And how can adult learning demystify it? These are just two topics discussed in the latest EPALE podcast, Artificial intelligence in adult learning and education

When looking at AI and adult learning, the link between them is still blurry and its capitalization remains unexplored ground for many adult educators and Adult learning and education providers.

During this EPALE podcast, EPALE Thematic Expert Gina Ebner and her guests reflect on the opportunities of AI for adult education, from validation of prior learning to transformative learning.

They also discuss why AI still feels like a sci-fi movie, even though it has already become part of our lives, and how adult learning can demystify it.



Contributing experts

  • Anni Karttunen, Senior Education Policy Specialist at Globedu, Finland
  • Maja Maksimovic, Assistant Professor at the Department for Pedagogy and Andragogy/Adult Education, Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade, Serbia.

Key resources

Here is the PDF icontranscript of the podcast


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