KIC President, Prof. Nabil El Kadhi, presented his research based views on the roles of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Higher Education, in during the World Education and Technology Summit 2021, organized by International Summit of Leaders
According to Prof. El Kadhi the future of higher education will be a learner-centered one, which is powered by AI. AI will be able to customize the academic journey based on student’s pace, learning capacity, and academic progression. The insights were drawn upon the increased rates of AI implementation in terms of adoption and publications, a phenomenon that was facilitated by expanded computational boundaries.
AI in Higher Education serves various purposes. Course delivery, learning experience, simulation, evaluation, screening, and retention were just among the few mentioned examples. Prof. El Kadhi highlighted the implementation of AI at Khawarizmi International College, in terms of running labs and delivering high-quality educational content.
Overall, Prof. El Kadhi highlighted the positive impact of technology implementation in Higher Education, based on KIC performance statistics related to online and hybrid learning experiences. Reportedly, KIC witnessed improved engagement of students, low absenteeism levels, effective learning journey, proctoring, and more efficient use of the database, while delivering more than 240 courses at a given time frame.
International Summit of Leaders is the largest gathering of Leaders from different countries. The summit provides a platform to network; learn about education development, technology innovation and agricultural tools, as well as the technology trends and sustainability initiatives that are influencing the sectors. World Education and Technology Summit 2021 was organized with the objective of promoting innovations in education.