The role of Artificial Intelligence in STEM education

Siu Cheung KONG, Hiroaki OGATA, Ju-Ling SHIH, Gautam BISWAS

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Abstract

STEM education is a recent focus in curriculum design across different educational levels. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a growing attention in different educational sectors in the digital era. STEM education targets at cultivating students’ creative mindset and cross-disciplinary ability to create artifacts that solve problems of humankind and serve human needs. AI targets at solving problems together with computers for automating parts of the problem-solving processes in a manner comparable with humans’ processes. This panel will provide a platform for sharing an international perspective with panelists from different countries about the role of AI in STEM education. The discussion will focus on three directions: (1) the role of STEM activities in promoting students to effectively develop AI literacy; (2) the role of AI elements in promoting students to develop STEM knowledge with fun; and (3) the synergy between AI elements and STEM activities for closely linking up students’ school learning with daily life, especially through applying AI literacy in the design of STEM artifacts. Copyright © 2021 Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 29th International Conference on Computers in Education Conference
EditorsMaria Mercedes T. RODRIGO, Sridhar IYER, Antonija MITROVIC
Place of PublicationTaiwan
PublisherAsia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education
Pages774-776
VolumeII
ISBN (Electronic)9789869721486
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021

Citation

Kong, S. C., Ogata, H., Shin, J.-L., & Biswas, G. (2021). The role of Artificial Intelligence in STEM education. In M. M. T. Rodrigo, S. Iyer, & A. Mitrovic (Eds.), Proceedings of 29th International Conference on Computers in Education Conference (Vol. II, pp. 774-776). Taiwan: Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.

Keywords

  • Artificial intelligence
  • STEM education
  • Role
  • Curriculum
  • Digital era
  • International perspective

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