LEARNER: AI-powered Mobile Assistive Technology Apps

LEARNER: AI-powered Mobile Assistive Technology Apps

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Inclusive Design Research Centre

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The Inclusive Design Research Centre is an international community of open source developers, designers, researchers, educators and co-designers who work together to proactively ensure that emerging technology and practices are designed inclusively. Learn more at idrc.ocadu.ca

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accessibility, AI, Learning, low, Machine, mobile-apps, vision
The earner of this badge has learned the pitfalls and opportunities associated with the advancement of AI, and how AI could positively or negatively impact inclusion of persons with disabilities. In addition, the earner has explored the risk and benefits of AI used in powered mobile assistive technology through the point of view of people with lived experience of disability. The learner viewed a podcast and webinar on AI implications delivered by Dr. Roger Melko, Professor of Physics from University of Waterloo. A summative assessment was completed and then evaluated by a qualified We Count assessor. Estimated learning time including assessment: 3 hours. For more information, please visit We Count’s Home Page.

Instructions for Badge Earners

This assessment includes several short-form questions based on the content of Dr. Roger Melko's webinar for the Digging Deeper series, as well as his CBC podcast titled "Machines that can think: real benefits, the Apocalypse, or 'dog-spaghetti'?". This is intended as a reflection and short answer component to connect what you have learned to We Count initiatives.

This assessment is not time-restricted, featuring an option at the bottom of the form for it to be saved and continued later. Remember to read through all of the questions carefully, and to take your time.

The average learning time for this badge is 3-5 hours.


Which sessions did you attend? Session 1 = Introduction, Session 2= Exploration of Artificial Intelligence Through Assistive Technologies, Session 3: Webinar - Conversation with Dr. Roger Melko

Part one: Please share your thoughts on the various subjects discussed in the podcast and webinar.

If needed, use content from the podcast and webinar to help support your response .
If needed, use content from the podcast and webinar to help support your response.
If needed, use content from the podcast and webinar to help support your response .
If needed, use content from the podcast and webinar to help support your response.
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