D5.6 AI in Education Report
online resourceposted on 03.11.2021, 11:38 authored by Josephina AntoniouJosephina Antoniou, Mark RyanMark Ryan, Eleni Christodoulou, Kalypso IordanouKalypso Iordanou
The present deliverable addresses a study conducted within the impact acceleration project phase, which investigates AI education for professionals working with AI design and development. The deliverable describes the work, which focuses on promoting AI Ethics through workshops aiming to support consideration of multiple values (e.g. privacy; individual, societal, and environmental wellbeing) when designing smart information systems (SIS) to ensure development of ethical SIS. In particular, three 3-hour workshops were organized, where participants were engaged in scenario-based discussions and reflective activities. The underlying hypothesis was that engagement in group discussion and self-reflection on one’s own values and of whether values have been considered during the AI design process, will promote higher self-awareness and self-regulation, and will support value-based AI design. Through this short exploratory research study, SHERPA aimed to better understand how professionals working with AI design and development approach their everyday tasks in the context of ethical values, and to help identify the needs and dynamics of a better provision of AI ethics education.