Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in education and academia to enhance personalized learning experiences, automate administrative tasks, provide intelligent tutoring, and support decision-making processes. Discover how the companies below are using AI to improve learning outcomes and generate new insights.
If you’re interested in the latest AI trends, technologies, and best practices, please consider booking an online consultation to learn how we can help you and your organization leverage the power of AI for your business. Learn more.
Brainly, which ultimately helps students learn faster, uses ML algorithms to filter out spam. Students can ask homework questions on this education platform and receive automatic, verified answers from fellow students.
Content Technologies, Inc. (CTI)
CTI uses deep learning to create customized learning tools for students. One of these tools, JustTheFacts101, makes it easy for teachers to import syllabi into a CTI engine, which uses algorithms to create personalized textbooks and coursework based on core concepts. Cram101 can turn any textbook into a smart study guide, providing bite-sized content that’s easy to learn in a short space of time.
Discovery Education x AWS
Discovery Education enhanced its K-12 learning platform with machine learning capabilities from Amazon Web Services (AWS), helping educators spend less time searching for digital resources and more time teaching.
Duolingo uses AI to help create a range of possible translations of all the sentences so that they can later accept learners’ responses in cases when there are multiple correct ways of saying the same thing. Duolingo also uses AI to figure out if students said a particular phrase correctly.
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Interactive Computing Professor Ashok Goel worked with a team of graduate students to develop Jill to answer routine, frequently asked questions in the forum for his online Knowledge-Based Artificial Intelligence (KBAI) class. Building Jill aimed to free up time for the course’s human TAs so they could concentrate on more creative, less repetitive tasks.
Gradescope makes grading less time-consuming (teachers’ grading time is reduced by 70 percent or more) and provides student data that can indicate where they need additional assistance.
Khan Academy developer David Hu says they are running a number of experiments to improve their understanding of student mastery and encourage more learning from their students. More new exercises attempted, fewer problems done per proficiency — without lowering the bar for proficiency.
Khanmigo is an application of GPT-4 that will be integrated into Khan Academy’s lessons and videos. Khanmigo will act like a “virtual Socrates,” asking questions and coaxing answers, not giving them, suggesting how to create students’ essays, not writing them — just as a good tutor would.
Quizlet, the global learning platform known for its engaging AI-powered study tools, launched the Quizlet Learning Assistant to maximize the studying experience for students, providing a seamless and guided learning journey to get students to mastery faster, ensuring they don’t waste time.
Thinkster Math is a tutoring app that blends the math curriculum with a personalized teaching style. The app uses AI and ML to visualize how students think as they work through a math problem, allowing the tutor to quickly spot areas in the child’s thinking and logic that need work.