University of Iowa

Juan Pablo Hourcade
This session provides a cautionary note on the use of artificial intelligence in education. The session begins with an overview of the changes that have propelled a new wave of artificial intelligence and examples of successes. It then illustrates how artificial intelligence is impacting and may impact education. Finally, it focuses on areas of concern including bias, over-individualization, learner quantification, surveillance, and data ownership.


Speaker: Juan Pablo Hourcade, Associate Professor of Computer Science

Juan Pablo Hourcade is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa's Department of Computer ScienceUI3 Associate Director for Informatics Education, and a member of the Delta Center. His main area of research is Human-Computer Interaction, with a focus on the design, implementation and evaluation of technologies that support creativity, collaboration, well-being, healthy development, and information access for a variety of users, including children and older adults