The Future of Education Technology Conference | Angelo Biasi | 4 Min Read

May 3, 2023 (This article is reprinted from the Spring issue of ET Magazine.)

AI, VR, XR, SEL, AR, ML, and BCI were among some of the acronyms to fill the halls at the recent Future of Education Technology Conference, or FETC, that I recently attended in New Orleans, LA. Granted, given the powerful title of this event, I was desperately seeking the next big thing(s) that the market could not live without. Despite the disruption eruption and acceleration celebration of new technologies that lay claim to such, including whiz-bang, non-acronym-based innovations that simply solve problems by doing things better, faster, and/or less expensively in the Education Technology space, I walked away with more questions than answers.

AI for Everyone Else?

With the viral advent of ChatGPT, the concept and application of Artificial Intelligence, or AI, as an education technology is today, more clearly understood by the masses. So too, however, is the fear of its disruption on traditional teaching and learning methods, theories, and outcomes among key stakeholders. As a result, embracing AI in EdTech is a glass half-empty/half-full conversation depending on who you talk to. Will auto-generated intelligence solve all our teaching and learning…

Register Now
You may use your member school or partner discount code !!!

ET Magazine column

(ET) Magazine is dedicated to providing the information and context necessary to advance the efficacy of technology used in education. Our articles are carefully selected by our editorial advisory board and are written by the finest minds in the world of EdTech. Staff members have been assembled from the fields of education and publishing (and in most cases, both) and represent decades of unassailable dedication.