Workshop 'AI in Education: Ethical and Epistemic Perspectives'

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Mar 6, 2024 — Mar 7, 2024
Hybrid (Eindhoven University of Technology and online)

The workshop aims to provide space for discussion on the exciting topic of AI in Education. New technologies, such as Large Language Models (LLMs), can transform the educational sector for the better through the implementation of personalized learning programs and other solutions that can significantly improve students’ progress and grading systems. The possibility of AI inclusion in education, on the other hand, has raised serious concerns regarding privacy, data protection, authorship and plagiarism issues, responsible use, and the possibility of unforeseeable long-term consequences of reliance on advanced digital solutions in education.

The workshop AI in Education: Ethical and Epistemic Perspectives is just the first step in creating an interdisciplinary platform where experts and scholars from various fields come together to discuss, debate, and delineate future implications, potentialities, and challenges of AI in education.

The topics of presentation include, but are not limited to:

  1. Implementation of AI in Educational Settings: AI-driven feedback, risks of overreliance, algorithmic grading, attention checkers, AI and creativity, writing and chatbots, anthropomorphization of AI, etc.
  2. Ethical Dilemmas and Challenges of the Use of AI in Education: data management, privacy, responsible research practice, the risk of bias, inclusion, consent, etc.
  3. Law and Politics of the Use of AI in Education: legal matters, copyright issues, the democratization of AI, financing dilemmas, global justice, societal impacts, cultural influence, etc.
  4. General Discussions on AI in Education: pedagogical shifts, philosophical discourses, case studies, technological innovations, future outlooks, etc.


You can download PDF versions of the program and book of abstracts.

TimeWednesday 6 March 2024
Metaforum 11/12
Thursday 7 March 2024
Metaforum 11/12
09:30–10:15Carlos Zednik & Gunter Bombaerts - Re-Aligning Higher Education in the Age of Generative AIKarolina Doulougeri - The Role of AI in Self-Regulated Learning in Engineering Students
10:15–10:45Hadeel Naeem - Plagiarism or Extended BeliefDaniel L. Golden - What Does Generative AI Actually Know? (online)
11:15–11:45Thomas Corbin & Gene Flenady - When Machines Judge: Exploring the Real Costs of AI Grading (online)William Gopal & Michael Quinn - “Must be tough living your life according to a couple of scraps of paper”: Using Memento to Teach Extended Epistemology to 15-18-year-olds and Cultivate Epistemic Virtues Required for the Responsible Use of Large Language Models
11:45–12:15Guido Cassinadri - ChatGPT in Education: Extended Cognition, Cognitive Artifacts and Cognitive Abilities (online)José Antonio Pérez-Escobar & Deniz Sarikaya - Chatbots, AI, and the Perils of the Homogenization of Education (online)
12:15–12:45Joshua Mugg - Dual-Process Theory and Artificial Intelligence: LLMs as Type-1 Processors (online)Sahaj Vaidya & Stefan Bauschard - EquiLearn: A Pioneering Framework for Ethical AI in Education (online)
13:45–14:15Charlie Kurth - What is the Place of Emotion AI in Moral Education?Marije Goudriaan, Anouschka Van Leeuwen, Ünal Aksu & Momena Yousufzai - A Top-Down-Bottom-Up Approach to Implement AI in Education
14:15–14:45Giovanni Russo - Against Impersonal Evaluation. A Philosophical Discourse on AI for Student’s EvaluationChitaranjan Mahapatra & Ashish kumar Pradhan - Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Assessing Mental Health in Education: An Innovative Approach (online)
14:45–15:15Dina Babushkina - Cognition Tech and Cognitive skills: Rights, Obligations, and Human DignityMichał Wieczorek, Mohammad Hosseini & Bert Gordijn - Ethical Implications of AI in K-12 Education: A Systematic Literature Review (online)
15:45–16:30Marko Galjak - AI in Education: Visions Challenges and Strategies for Tomorrow (online)Silvia Milano - TBA (online)
17:30—19:30Dinner at De Zwarte Doos

Invited Speakers

  • Imre Bárd, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Gunter Bombaerts, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Karolina Doulougeri, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Marko Galjak, Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade
  • Silvia Milano, University of Exeter
  • Carlos Zednik, Eindhoven University of Technology

Program Committee

  • Myrthe Blösser, University of Amsterdam
  • Tim Fütterer, University of Tübingen
  • Mihály Héder, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Theodore Lechterman, IE University
  • Diana Martin, University College London
  • Federica Russo, Utrecht University
  • Constantin Vică, University of Bucharest

Organizing Committee

  • Marina Budić, Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade
  • Gavrilo Marčetić, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Vlasta Sikimić (Chair), Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Aleksandra Vučković, University of Belgrade
Gavrilo Marčetić
Gavrilo Marčetić
PhD Candidate
Vlasta Sikimić
Vlasta Sikimić
Assistant Professor