Minot State offers AI for Teachers Workshop

MINOT, N.D. – Minot State University is offering AI for Teachers Workshop for all high school and middle school teachers to gain essential skills leveraging generative AI to revolutionize their classrooms. 

The AI for Teachers Workshop is June 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Hartnett Hall on the MSU Campus. Lunch and snacks will be provided during the event, and no prior experience is necessary. The class is taught by Minot State faculty members Nigel George, associate professor of physics, and Daren Erisman, assistant professor of computer science. 

“As teachers at Minot State, we’re watching our own students and colleagues struggling to make good use of this new generation of artificial intelligence,” the MSU professors said in a statement. “We’ve discovered a number of helpful tools and strategies that can make mundane tasks easier while assisting in our teaching and working with students who have many ideas on how to use these advances.” 

Along with tools and strategies, attendees can earn one free continuing education credit through Minot State and will receive a free book, “The Ultimate Guide to AI in Education,” by Fitzpatrick, Fox, and Weinstein. The event is sponsored by the Dakota Digital Academy. 

Workshop sessions include:

  • What is generative AI, and how does it work? Generative
  • AI tools in action: Hands-on exploration 
  • Generative AI for Efficiency: Optimizing Workflow 
  • Building Your AI Toolkit: Resources & Next Steps 

To sign up for the class or for more information, see the online registration FORM or the attached FLIER. 

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Published: 06/01/24   

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