Artificial Intelligence Short Course for Teachers starts with great zeal and enthusiasm at the MIT Center for Future Skills Excellence
The AI Short Term Course was initiated and hosted by the MIT Center for Future Skills Excellence to bridge the gap between classroom teaching and advancing online teaching through the use of the artificial intelligence. The course is supported by CloudThat Technologies, CITIS Educon Pvt. Ltd., InnoWise, eduPeer and Navabharat Group.
From the beginning, the MIT Center for Future Skills Excellence has promoted awareness of the adoption of emerging technologies to generate intelligent and employable technocrats with the aim of raising, upgrading and developing working professionals. More than 10,000 students, technology enthusiasts and working professionals have benefited from the initiatives and certifications.
TEDx speaker and former head of artificial intelligence, YES Bank Ltd., Mr. Chakraborty of Utpal, said “We are in the golden age of the technological revolution. AI and other technologies are part of big data and data analytics. These skills will be essential and crucial for career growth in today’s world. He also coined the word “Cognification” which merges the importance of cognitive elements in the current digital process. He also gave insight into AI use cases like banking system, security system, and customer support system like chatbots. He also commended and appreciated the efforts of the MIT Center for Future Skills Excellence for development and retraining initiatives.
Dr Anoop VS Senior Scientist (Research & Training) of IIITMK Kerala, pointed out: “According to the World Economic Forum, 75 million jobs will be cut by 2022, but 133 million new positions will be created, so it is the right time for upgrading and upgrading. ”He stressed that the role of current teachers is more important in the education sector than that of new entrants, as experienced teachers bring invaluable knowledge associated with technology He also explained how the education system has been reorganized with the new initiative of the Digital University of Kerala.
INSOFE Senior Data Scientist, Mr. Arpit Yadav said, “It’s important to understand data science, how it exists and how it is used by businesses to make it a business. We are basically the free data generators on which platforms like Facebook thrive. Mr. Arpit concluded his opening speech by explaining that data science is the art of finding hidden information, predicting future data (ML / DL) and converting it into action (AI). He also listed the main skills in demand in the world of work, namely Python, AI, Data science, etc.
Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr Asawari Bhave reiterated the importance of AI in all areas of education. She said, “AI will not only help improve classroom management, but also increase efficiency.” She stressed the need for flexibility to adapt to technological advancements rather than just learning something new for professional purposes.
Professor Suraj Bhoyar, Project Director, MIT Center for Future Skills Excellence, expressed his sincere gratitude during his welcome speech to the educators who always stand by each individual, to guide, motivate and inspire. He salutes the teachers who are always ready to improve and improve themselves with the changes in the field of education today. He focused on the National Education Policy 2020 and the guidelines issued by the CBSE to mandate AI training in schools and colleges. He also said, “Artificial intelligence in education can be personalized for teachers to improve their teaching. They can use artificial intelligence not only to teach, but also to research and refine their subject. This global pandemic crisis has also been an extraordinary time for learning. “
AI is not a futuristic vision, but rather something that exists today that is integrated into education and deployed for better student-teacher interactions. and go hand in hand with exponential technologies like IoT, data analytics, robotics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, blockchain, etc.
This short course spans 5 weeks and engages teachers for over 50 hours with in-depth hands-on training on artificial intelligence and its use cases. He is developing topics that will help teachers and educators get hands-on training in artificial intelligence that they can use in their lesson plans and lessons, online or offline. The training was overwhelmingly received and saw enrollments from over 300 teachers, professors, university researchers and educators from India and abroad.
The inauguration ceremony ended with great zeal, enthusiasm and active participation of the participants. M / s. Smruti shelke from the MIT Center for Future Skills Excellence (MIT FuSE) moderated the ceremony and Professor Komal Gagare from the MIT School of Education & Research proposed the vote of thanks.
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Recently, the MIT University of Art, Design and Technology, Pune, obtained the following accolades:
- Ranked 26th for ARIIA 2020 by the Ministry of Education, Govt. from India.
- Received 5 stars for exemplary performance by the Innovation Council of the Ministry of Education, Govt. from India.
- Awarded with the Best University Campus Award by ASSOCHAM, New Delhi
- Granted with the Atal incubation center as part of the ATAL innovation mission, NITI Aayog, Govt. from India
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Prof. Suraj Bhoyar,
MIT Center for Excellence in Future Skills, Pune
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