EXPONENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES & EDUCATION
Session 1 – Everyday Enhancements: There are a few exponentially advancing technologies emerging today that will have major impacts on our lives in the near future. These include artificial intelligence, augmented reality, digital fabrication, biotechnology, blockchain, autonomous vehicles, and more. What will these technologies look like in 10 years? How will they impact our daily lives?
Session 2 – The Future of Education: Given the uncertainty we face as we navigate this rapidly changing world, what are the skills and knowledge necessary to teach students? Does the standard model of lecture-based classes and exams that test memorization and regurgitation make sense in this environment? How will certain technologies impact how we teach and learn in the future? This final module will give students the opportunity to reflect on their own education, and empower students to advocate for the experiences and opportunities they believe will be helpful as they navigate this new world.