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Artificial Intelligence

Jan 12, 2024

AI in K-12 Convening Gathers Key Stakeholders in Implementing AI in North Carolina Classrooms

To address AI integration in classes, schools and districts, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation hosted an AI in K-12 Convening of key stakeholders Nov. 15 to empower educators, address ethical considerations of AI, collaborate with state leaders on the critical guidelines and guardrails for responsible AI integration and ensure equitable access to AI-enhanced learning. 

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May 18, 2023

WFAE: How ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence are Impacting Education

WFAE spoke with a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools educator and two tech experts, including College of Education Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, to learn the pros and cons of artificial intelligence in education. 

Apr 10, 2023

Spectrum News: High School Students Explore the Future of Artificial Intelligence at N.C. State

Poring over the results of her recent artificial intelligence project with 28 high school students, N.C. State assistant professor Shiyan Jiang says she is impressed with their ability to use this developing technology. 

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Apr 5, 2023

Shiyan Jiang, Christy Byrd and Amato Nocera Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Enhance Learning Across the High School Curriculum Through Work on Grant-funded Project

A group of NC State College of Education researchers are hoping to capitalize on the natural links that exist between artificial intelligence (AI) technology and subjects already being taught in K-12 schools through a new grant-funded project designed to create new learning opportunities for students. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang discusses artificial intelligence

Jul 26, 2022

What is Artificial Intelligence? ‘The Process of Developing AI is Very Much About How We Humans Define What it Is,’ Says Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang

Technology like artificial intelligence (AI) may seem mystifying to many, but Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang believes that learning about the technology can help students develop important skills even if they don’t pursue a STEM profession. 

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Aug 5, 2021

AI Academy Partners with Booz Allen Hamilton To Help Veterans, Transitioning Service Members Grow Skills in Artificial Intelligence

Booz Allen Hamilton, a global technology consulting firm with expertise in analytics, digital, engineering and cyber technology, has partnered with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Academy to train their employees to meet a growing demand for talent in the area of artificial intelligence. 

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Jun 2, 2021

AI Academy Partners with Disney, Diveplane, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Honeywell, Lexmark and Northrop Grumman to Grow Artificial Intelligence Expertise

Several national and international organizations have partnered with NC State’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Academy, led by Professor Carla C. Johnson, Ph.D., in order to train their employees to meet a growing demand for talent in the area of artificial intelligence. 

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Jul 14, 2020

Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang Helps High School Students Understand Artificial Intelligence Through Work on Grant-funded Project

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is rapidly changing the workforce and Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, Ph.D., is helping high school students explore and understand the technology through her work on a new grant-funded project. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 18, 2020

Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to Support AI Apprenticeships

A new four-year, $6 million project led by North Carolina State University and funded by the U.S. Department of Labor will support 5,000 workers with training, college coursework and certification to work in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI). Carla C. Johnson, senior faculty fellow and professor of science education at NC State, is the principal investigator of the project “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation,” which will be affiliated with the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.