AI in my Life

Overview

AI in My Life is a workshop series on artificial intelligence, ethics, privacy and courses and careers in STEM for Transition Year students. 

Consisting of three module the programme is intended to:

  • Students engage with STEM in an entertaining way
  • Learn about AI and future trends
  • Understand their data and privacy
  • Develop an interest and insight into research and working in a university 

Students will be taught how to create a research poster as a way of summing up their opinions on how AI will effect their future.

On May 18th students will be invited to come on campus to DCU to display their research posters.

Course Content :

  • AI in My Life: An Introduction
    • Greater understanding of basic concepts related to AI.
    • Enhanced understanding of how emergent technology such as AI can impact important aspects of their lives and society.
  • Thinking about AI, Ethics and Privacy 
    • Better insight into how research shapes future technology.
    • Enhanced ability to evaluate the ethical and privacy implications of AI in their lives  
  • AI and Society 
    • Increased confidence to discuss AI and its impacts in the classroom across subjects
    • Growth in confidence in participating in public discourse about STEM.
    • Better appreciation of the role of responsible research and innovation. 
  • Digital Privacy Workshop 
    • Empowerment to protect digital privacy
  •  Ai Careers and Tech Showcase 
    • Greater awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of AI and the exciting range of career opportunities that it presents.
  • By engaging directly with researchers, participants will feel more connected to STEM research.
  • Increased propensity to consider STEM subjects at all levels.

Teacher Resources

All resources required by teachers can be found below:

Overview.

Module 1:    AI and Ethics and research poster project. 6 Interactive Workshops. 60-80 mins each. 

Module 2:    Digital privacy and data protection. 3 online lessons. 80 mins each

Module 3:    Day in the life of a researcher and research dilemma’s. 2 workshops. 60 mins each. 

Project only: Overview of research project to be displayed by students on May 18th in DCU.