AI education: open-access educational resources on AI

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AI Matters, Vol: 3, Issue: 1, Page: 12-13

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Neller, Todd W.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Artificial Intelligence; open access; open educational resources; education; Artificial Intelligence and Robotics; Computer Sciences; Scholarly Communication; Science and Mathematics Education
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Open-access AI educational resources are vital to the quality of the AI education we offer. Avoiding the reinvention of wheels is especially important to us because of the special challenges of AI Education. AI could be said to be “the really interesting miscellaneous pile of Computer Science”. While “artificial” is well-understood to encompass engineered artifacts, “intelligence” could be said to encompass any sufficiently difficult problem as would require an intelligent approach and yet does not fall neatly into established Computer Science subdisciplines. Thus AI consists of so many diverse topics that we would be hard-pressed to individually create quality learning experiences for each topic from scratch. In this column, we focus on a few online resources that we would recommend to AI Educators looking to find good starting points for course development. (excerpt)