Sponsored by the University of California, Irvine and the Spencer Foundation
The recent release and rapid diffusion of ChatGPT has thrust into the world’s attention the role and impact of generative AI in education. The University of California, Irvine and the Spencer Foundation are partnering to bring together leading scholars and practitioners to share and discuss perspectives on generative AI in education and educational research in a one-day online conference. They are also creating and curating resources for use by educators and researchers.
The University of California, Irvine
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the UCI School of Education is focused on advancing educational sciences and contributing to improved educational opportunities and outcomes for individuals across the entire lifespan. A diverse, dynamic and collaborative institution, the School of Education’s research, community partnerships and programming are dedicated to producing innovative scholarship, addressing the needs of local schools, and inspiring future generations of educators. The school's Digital Learning Lab (DLL) researches the intersection of technology and literacy in relationship to academic achievement and equity and is helping to organize this conference (see organizing team).
The Spencer Foundation
The Spencer Foundation has been a leading funder of education research since 1971 and is the only national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research. Their goals are to