Webinar: Authentic pedagogy in the age of AI (I)

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In this recorded webinar, participants learned how to incorporate authentic learning and assessment into their online courses in the brave new world of AI.

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons shares her experience using VoiceThread to simulate newsroom meetings, and Missouri Online instructional designers show you how to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools to develop an authentic assessment activity.

Recorded October 12, 2023.

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Liz DuPlessis

Liz du Plessis, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Manager of Instructional Design

Liz du Plessis is a Manager of Instructional Design for Missouri Online. She is committed to supporting faculty in the cultivation of equity-minded online learning experiences that support the needs of diverse students. She is proud to have nearly 20 years of experience teaching college History across modalities on a part-time basis and is adjunct faculty in the Department of History at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Kirk Wilkins

Kirk Wilkins

Instructional Designer II

Kirk joined Missouri Online in June of 2023 after spending the last several years working in higher education. A former English teacher, he is committed to offering students a meaningful, engaging, and rich learning experience. His interests include authentic or alternative assessments, process-centered teaching, universal design for learning, effective feedback, and the intersections of learning with creativity, user experience design, multimedia, and artificial intelligence.