Updated call for abstracts - BREWMOR's webinar on “AI: Friend or Foe? How to work with AI in the classroom”

NOTE: Abstract submission deadline extended to Friday, June 28th, at 11:59 pm ET.

The 2024 BREWMOR (Bridging Research and Education with Model ORganisms) group is hosting a workshop entitled “AI: Friend or Foe? How to work with AI in the classroom”.

If you have experience with using AI in the classroom that you would like to share with a broader community of educators, submit an abstract to be considered for a talk. The workshop is open to receiving abstracts on a variety of topics such as

  • Incorporating AI into classroom assignments
  • AI as a tool to develop teaching materials
  • Re-envisioning assignments in response to AI
  • Setting expectations with students- how to talk about AI
  • Defining acceptable and unacceptable uses for AI
  • Transferring use of AI in your research into classroom activities
  • Generative AI as a learning support tool for students

The meeting is co-sponsored by the Genetics Society of America (GSA).

When: Virtual on Thursday, July 25th from 2-5 pm US EST, with a workshop component on Friday, July 26th from 2-4 pm US EST.

To register for this event, go to Meeting Registration - Zoom

The abstract submission deadline is Friday, June 28, 2024, at 11:59 pm ET.

Abstract submission form link is here.

Meeting format:

  • Two-day meeting will include a keynote address followed by short presentations selected from submitted abstracts.
  • Talks will be followed by a Q&A and thematic breakout rooms to discuss and develop ideas.
  • Optional Friday workshop will be geared towards those participants who want to discuss different aspects of AI in the classroom.
  • There will also be time for networking and socializing to encourage making professional connections.