The Fourth Education Revolution: Will Artificial Intelligence Liberate or Infantilise Humanity

The Fourth Education Revolution: Will Artificial Intelligence Liberate or Infantilise Humanity

by Anthony Seldon


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ISBN-13: 9781908684950
Publisher: University of Buckingham Press
Publication date: 05/21/2018
Sales rank: 1,236,022
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Anthony Seldon is Master of Wellington College, having previously been the headmaster of Brighton College. He has written or edited over 30 books, including the standard works on Prime Ministers John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He is the authorised historian of 10 Downing Street, and has written extensively on it. He is co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary British History, and Action For Happiness. His next books are the authorised history of the British Embassy in Washington, a new book on 10 Downing Street, and a book on happiness and spirituality. David Walsh is the former Deputy Head of Tonbridge School and has taught in Australia. He is a published historical author. He leads battlefield tours. He lives at Oxted, Surrey.

Oladimeji Abidoye is studying Computer Science at the University of Buckingham.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Education, the Cinderella of the AI story 1

Chapter 1 The First Three Education Revolutions 7

Chapter 2 What is Education? What is an Educated Person? 25

Chapter 3 Five Intractable Problems with Conventional Education 53

Chapter 4 What is Intelligence? The narrow vision of the factory era 79

Chapter 5 What is AI and what is its History? 105

Chapter 6 The state of AI in the USA and the UK 141

Chapter 7 The future of AI in Schools 175

Chapter 8 Universities of the future 211

Chapter 9 The Benefits, Opportunities and Risks of AI in Education 247

Chapter 10 Will AI liberate or infantilise humanity? 273

Recommendations 301

Acknowledgements 323

Bibliography 331

Index 341

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