From admissions to teaching to grading, AI is infiltrating higher education
From The Hechinger Report: “As the presence of this technology on campus grows, so do concerns about it. In at least one case, a seemingly promising use of AI in admissions decisions was halted because, by using algorithms to score applicants based on historical precedence, it perpetuated bias. … The Canadian company Kira Talent* offers a review system that can score an applicant’s ‘personality traits and soft skills’ based on a recorded, AI-reviewed video the student submits. A company presentation shows students being scored on a five-point scale in areas such as openness, motivation, agreeableness and ‘neuroticism.’ ”
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