Using Voice and AI assistants for language learning

Joshua Underwood talks about how voice-driven artificial intelligence assistants can be used in language learning.

About the webinar

In this webinar Joshua Underwood discusses and demonstrates some opportunities and issues related to using voice-recognition and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support English language learning and teaching, including voice-search, Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa.

The key points covered include ways of using voice interaction with AI to motivate speaking and projects and develop life skills and critical thinking for the near future.

About the speaker

Josh Underwood is a teacher and teacher trainer as well as an EdTech design researcher. He is the co-editor of Handbook Design in EdTech (Routledge) and the co-author of AIED review, acknowledged in Intelligence Unleashed: An argument for AI in Education (Pearson).

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Submitted by l92hunaf on Thu, 06/27/2019 - 15:57

It is an interesting subject. However, it´s a little bit complicated to use in class with more than 30 students.

Submitted by Nicola Harrison on Sun, 06/24/2018 - 06:05

The problem with Siri is that it wants your contacts and location. Love the idea of using it in a class of teenagers, but if they don't want Siri on their phones, that will be a problem.

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