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CEC Webinar | AI Demystified

This webinar will provide an overview of Artificial Intelligence (AI), examples of the various AI models, common classroom AI tools, as well as legal and ethical issues using AI.

You'll get answers to your questions about AI including:

  • What is AI?
  • Should I be scared of it?
  • Is AI already in my classroom?
  • What are some tools that use AI that I might want to use?
  • What are some resources for the ethics and legality of AI?

This webinar is focused on the basics of AI in special education for practitioners.

This CEC webinar is presented in partnership with:
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Samantha Goldman

Samantha Goldman is a doctoral student in special education at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks where she specializes in instructional design, technology, and innovation. She is a graduate research assistant for the Center for Innovation, Design, and Digital Learning (CIDDL). This national center focuses on improving faculty’s capacities to use educational technology in personnel preparation programs. Her research focuses on leveraging existing, emerging, and innovative technologies and evidence-based practices with high-quality instruction to empower teacher education, pre-service special education teachers, and students with disabilities/ struggling learners to improve writing outcomes.


Dr. Anya "Anna" Evmenova

Dr. Evmenova is a professor in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Dr. Evmenova teaches undergraduate, master, and doctoral courses in assistive technology, special education, and research methods. She is the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award, Online Teaching Excellence Award, and John Toups Presidential Medal for Faculty Excellence in Teaching from GMU for her UDL-based instruction. Her research interests focus on the research and development of technology for inclusive education and academic instruction for students with various abilities and needs and Universal Design for Learning. Dr. Evmenova has raised more than $17 million in federal and state grants to support her technology development endeavors.  



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